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Handbook of Biomedical Optics

Edited by: David A. Boas , Constantinos Pitris , Nimmi Ramanujam

Print publication date:  June  2011
Online publication date:  April  2016

Print ISBN: 9781420090369
eBook ISBN: 9781420090376
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b10951
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Book description

Biomedical optics holds tremendous promise to deliver effective, safe, non- or minimally invasive diagnostics and targeted, customizable therapeutics. Handbook of Biomedical Optics provides an in-depth treatment of the field, including coverage of applications for biomedical research, diagnosis, and therapy. It introduces the theory and fundamentals of each subject, ensuring accessibility to a wide multidisciplinary readership. It also offers a view of the state of the art and discusses advantages and disadvantages of various techniques.

Organized into six sections, this handbook:

  • Contains introductory material on optics and the optical properties of tissue
  • Describes the various forms of spectroscopy and its applications in medicine and biology, including methods that exploit intrinsic absorption and scattering contrast; dynamic contrast; and fluorescence and Raman contrast mechanisms
  • Provides extensive coverage of tomography from the microscopic (optical coherence tomography) to the macroscopic (diffuse optical tomography) to photoacoustic tomography
  • Discusses cutting-edge translations to biomedical applications in both basic sciences and clinical studies
  • Details molecular imaging and molecular probe development
  • Highlights the use of light in disease and injury treatment

The breadth and depth of multidisciplinary knowledge in biomedical optics has been expanding continuously and exponentially, thus underscoring the lack of a single source to serve as a reference and teaching tool for scientists in related fields. Handbook of Biomedical Optics addresses this need, offering the most complete up-to-date overview of the field for researchers and students alike.

Table of contents

Chapter  1:  Geometrical Optics Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Diffraction Optics Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Optics Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Light Sources, Detectors, and Irradiation Guidelines Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Tissue Optical Properties Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Reflectance Spectroscopy Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Multi/Hyper-Spectral Imaging Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Light Scattering Spectroscopy Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Broadband Diffuse Optical Spectroscopic Imaging Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Near-Infrared Diffuse Correlation Spectroscopy for Assessment of Tissue Blood Flow Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Fluorescence Spectroscopy Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Raman, SERS, and FTIR Spectroscopy Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Optical Coherence Tomography: Introduction and Theory Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Functional Optical Coherence Tomography in Preclinical Models Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Optical Coherence Tomography: Clinical Applications Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Forward Models of Light Transport in Biological Tissue Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Inverse Models of Light Transport Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Laminar Optical Tomography Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Diffuse Optical Tomography Using CW and Frequency Domain Imaging Systems Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Diffuse Optical Tomography Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Photoacoustic Tomography and Ultrasound-Modulated Optical Tomography Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Optical and Opto-Acoustic Molecular Tomography Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Assessing Microscopic Structural Features Using Fourier-Domain Low Coherence Interferometry Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Phase Imaging Microscopy: Beyond Dark-Field, Phase Contrast, and Differential Interference Contrast Microscopy Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Confocal Microscopy Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Fluorescence Microscopy with Structured Excitation Illumination Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Nonlinear Optical Microscopy for Biology and Medicine Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Application of Digital Holographic Microscopy in Biomedicine Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Polarized Light Imaging of Biological Tissues Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Molecular Reporter Systems for Optical Imaging Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Nanoparticles for Targeted Therapeutics and Diagnostics Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Plasmonic Nanoprobes for Biomolecular Diagnostics of DNA Targets Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Photodynamic Therapy Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Low Level Laser and Light Therapy Download PDF
prelims Download PDF
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