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Research on distribution of leaf water by terahertz spectrum
Jian Zuo, Zhenwei Zhang, Liangliang Zhang, Kaijun Mu, Cunlin Zhang
Key Laboratory of Terahertz Optoelectronics, Ministry of Education, Beijing Key Lab for Terahertz Spectroscopy and Imaging, Department of Physics, [Capital Normal University], Beijing 100048, China

Chin. Opt. Lett., 2012, 10(s1): pp.S13001

Keywords(OCIS Code): 300.0300  300.6270  300.6495  

The influence of varied water distribution in different locations of the mesophyll and mid-vein of the same leaf on the absorption and refraction coefficient is described. And the further comparisons between green leaf and yellow leaf reveal that the complex permittivity of leaf can provide important information about the water content and can characterize the changes of the water distribution of the leaf. So our measurements tend to demonstrate that the dielectric material parameters will be employed to determine the leaf water status in plant leaves.

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Posted online:2012/4/18

Get Citation: Jian Zuo, Zhenwei Zhang, Liangliang Zhang, Kaijun Mu, Cunlin Zhang, "Research on distribution of leaf water by terahertz spectrum," Chin. Opt. Lett. 10(s1), S13001(2012)

Note: This work was funded by the Science and Technology Projects of Beijing Municipal Commission of Education (No. 11224010011), Excellent Persons Projects of the Organization Department of the CPC Beijing Municipal Committee (No. 2010D005016000010), the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No.11004140), and the National Keystone Basic Research Program (973 Program) (Nos.2007CB310408 and 2006CB302901).


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