Optical properties of human nails in THz frequency range
Paper #3146 received 2016.11.31; accepted for publication 2016.12.29; published online 2016.12.31.
This work is devoted to investigation of optical properties (dispersion of refractive index, permittivity and absorption coefficient) of human nails in THz frequency range. These data were obtained by THz time-domain spectroscopy (TDS) technique in transmission mode. These results may be used to develop non-invasive technique of human pathologies control using nail as a reference sample in reflection mode of THz TDS.
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