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Ballistic photon

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  1. Ballistic photons are the light photons that travel through a scattering (turbid) medium in a straight line

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    created by user picturefactobot on July 18, 2009
  2. If laser pulses are sent through a turbid medium such as fog or body tissue, most of the photons are either randomly scattered or absorbed

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  3. However, across short distances a few photons pass through the scattering medium in straight lines

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  4. These coherent photons are referred to as ballistic photons

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  5. Photons those that are slightly scattered, retaining some degree of coherence, are commonly referred to as snake photons

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