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Modeling corneal transparency

Smith, T. B. (2007). Modeling corneal transparency. American Journal of Physics, 75(7) pp. 588–596.

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The mammalian cornea is very nearly transparent to light, a fact that is not obvious from its structure. The explanation lies with the degree of coherence in the scattering of light as it passes through the cornea. This article analyzes this explanation with an approach based on undergraduate electromagnetism concepts.

Item Type: Journal Item
ISSN: 0002-9505
Keywords: cornea, transparency, scattering;
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Item ID: 8037
Depositing User: Tom Smith
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2007
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 10:01
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