22 February 2017 Remote optical stethoscope and optomyography sensing device
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In this paper we present the usage of photonic remote laser based device for sensing nano-vibrations for detection of muscle contraction and fatigue, eye movements and in-vivo estimation of glucose concentration. The same concept is also used to realize a remote optical stethoscope. The advantage of doing the measurements from a distance is in preventing passage of infections as in the case of optical stethoscope or in the capability to monitor e.g. sleep quality without disturbing the patient. The remote monitoring of glucose concentration in the blood stream and the capability to perform opto-myography for the Messer muscles (chewing) is very useful for nutrition and weight control. The optical configuration for sensing the nano-vibrations is based upon analyzing the statistics of the secondary speckle patterns reflected from various tissues along the body of the subjects. Experimental results present the preliminary capability of the proposed configuration for the above mentioned applications.
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Mark Golberg, Mark Golberg, Sagi Polani, Sagi Polani, Nisan Ozana, Nisan Ozana, Yevgeny Beiderman, Yevgeny Beiderman, Javier Garcia, Javier Garcia, Joaquin Ruiz-Rivas Onses, Joaquin Ruiz-Rivas Onses, Martin Sanz Sabater, Martin Sanz Sabater, Max Shatsky, Max Shatsky, Zeev Zalevsky, Zeev Zalevsky, } "Remote optical stethoscope and optomyography sensing device", Proc. SPIE 10077, Nanoscale Imaging, Sensing, and Actuation for Biomedical Applications XIV, 100771E (22 February 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2253407; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2253407
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