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The refractive index along the optic axis of the bovine lens

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Pierscionek, BK (1995) The refractive index along the optic axis of the bovine lens. EYE, 9 (Part 6). pp. 776-782. [Journal article]

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Abstract

This study aimed to measure the refractive index values along the optic axes of adult bovine lenses. An optic fibre reflectometric sensor was used for this purpose, Seventeen lenses were examined and over the weight range studied there were no apparent age-related trends in the index gradient. The peak index values varied from 1.432 to 1.442. There was a greater variation in the edge index values, which may have reflected differences in hydration on lens surfaces or may be indicative of a slight decrease in surface index with age.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Biomedical Sciences
Research Institutes and Groups:Biomedical Sciences Research Institute
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute > Vision
ID Code:7656
Deposited By:Professor Barbara Pierscionek
Deposited On:18 Jan 2010 11:18
Last Modified:18 Jan 2010 11:18

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