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Modeling corneal transparency

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

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.2730840
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Abstract

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 Article
ISSN: 0002-9505
Keywords: cornea, transparency, scattering;
Academic Unit/Department: Other Departments > Other Departments
Item ID: 8037
Depositing User: Tom Smith
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2007
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:00
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/8037
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