24 October 2001 Enhancement of optoacoustic tissue contrast with absorbing nanoparticles
Author Affiliations +
Abstract
Laser induced phase transition in the water surrounding absorbing nanoparticle results in dramatic enhancement of the thermoacoustic efficiency and excitation of high- amplitude pressure waves. Feasibility study was performed in tissue phantoms. Experiments supported with theoretical model demonstrated possibility to increase the efficiency of optoacoustic generation in tissue up to two orders of magnitude by application of absorbing carbon and gold nanoparticles.
© (2001) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Alexander A. Oraevsky, Alexander A. Oraevsky, Alexander A. Karabutov, Alexander A. Karabutov, Elena V. Savateeva, Elena V. Savateeva, } "Enhancement of optoacoustic tissue contrast with absorbing nanoparticles", Proc. SPIE 4434, Hybrid and Novel Imaging and New Optical Instrumentation for Biomedical Applications, (24 October 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.446693; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.446693
PROCEEDINGS
10 PAGES


SHARE
Back to Top