Journal of Biomedical Optics
VOL. 13 · NO. 5 | September 2008
CONTENTS
IN THIS ISSUE

Errata (1)
JBO Letters
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 050501 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2981797
TOPICS: Tissue optics, Tissues, Tumor growth modeling, Optical properties, Diffuse reflectance spectroscopy, Absorption, Data modeling, Scattering, Reflectivity, Calibration
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 050502 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2981817
TOPICS: Second-harmonic generation, Multiphoton microscopy, In vivo imaging, Imaging systems, Harmonic generation, Microscopy, Organisms, Biology, Digestive system, Auto-fluorescence imaging
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 050503 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2981806
TOPICS: Image classification, Tomography, Absorption, Diagnostics, Scattering, Neurons, Laser scattering, Quantization, Optical tomography, Neural networks
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 050504 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2981813
TOPICS: Photodynamic therapy, Oxygen, Luminescence, In vivo imaging, Skin, Picosecond phenomena, Dermatology, Signal detection, Phototherapy, Oncology
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 050505 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2990752
TOPICS: Luminescence, Stem cells, Picosecond phenomena, Mode conditioning cables, Acquisition tracking and pointing, In vivo imaging, Fluorescence lifetime imaging, Solids, Biomedical optics, Molecular biology
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 050507 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2992595
TOPICS: Luminescence, Microscopy, Confocal microscopy, Spatial resolution, Molecules, Demodulation, Molecular lasers, Modulation, Nonlinear optics, Signal detection
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 050508 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2997375
TOPICS: Laser microsurgery, Microscopy, Laser systems engineering, Phase imaging, Camera shutters, Laser processing, Mirrors, Objectives, Image processing, Blood
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 050509 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2998473
TOPICS: Optical properties, Modulation, Semiconductor lasers, Liquids, Imaging spectroscopy, Network security, Photonic devices, Absorption, Scattering, Tissue optics
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 050510 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.3005421
TOPICS: Ultrasonography, Photoacoustic spectroscopy, Imaging systems, Photoacoustic imaging, Blood vessels, Image visualization, In vivo imaging, Computing systems, Transducers, Visualization
Research Papers
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054001 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2981828
TOPICS: Confocal microscopy, Tumors, Tissues, Mohs surgery, Surgery, Luminescence, Skin, Microscopy, Reflectivity, Microscopes
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054002 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2978061
TOPICS: Raman spectroscopy, Proteins, Cell death, Oxygen, Glucose, Spectroscopy, Tumors, Biological research, Tissues, Statistical analysis
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054003 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2978062
TOPICS: Optical fibers, Polymers, Polymer optical fibers, Refractive index, Cladding, Polymer thin films, In vivo imaging, Step index fibers, Fabrication, Multilayers
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054004 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2978064
TOPICS: Blood, Raman spectroscopy, Signal detection, Raman scattering, Laser beam diagnostics, Molecules, Chemical analysis, Spectral resolution, Applied physics, In vivo imaging
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054005 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2978066
TOPICS: Retina, Near infrared, Eye, Absorption, Cornea, Eye models, Laser damage threshold, Data modeling, Continuous wave operation
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054006 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2985762
TOPICS: Magnetism, Nanoparticles, Tissues, Natural surfaces, Tissue optics, Optical coherence tomography, Iron, Oxides, Interference (communication), Control systems
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054007 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2978059
TOPICS: Optical coherence tomography, Bladder, Bladder cancer, Tumors, Backscatter, Cancer, Ultrasonography, Image segmentation, Tumor growth modeling, Image resolution
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054008 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2981829
TOPICS: Independent component analysis, Hemodynamics, Biomedical optics, Model-based design, Interference (communication), Cortical activation, Functional magnetic resonance imaging, Analytical research, Brain, Heart
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054009 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2975962
TOPICS: Tissues, Diffuse reflectance spectroscopy, Breast, Luminescence, Raman spectroscopy, Tissue optics, Diagnostics, Algorithm development, Spectroscopy, Pathology
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054010 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2975866
TOPICS: Luminescence, Tissues, Tissue optics, Collagen, Confocal microscopy, Spectroscopy, Second-harmonic generation, Optical fibers, Fluorescence spectroscopy, Mirrors
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054011 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2975831
TOPICS: Cell death, Luminescence, Picosecond phenomena, Control systems, Fluorescence lifetime imaging, Photon counting, Data acquisition, Data modeling, Acquisition tracking and pointing, Ultrasonography
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054012 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2975826
TOPICS: Optical coherence tomography, Tissue optics, Tissues, Natural surfaces, Biomedical optics, Associative arrays, Heart, 3D image processing, Photodiodes, Biomedical engineering
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054013 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2975844
TOPICS: Cornea, Sclera, Eye, Eye models, Thin film coatings, Image quality, Biomedical optics, Finite element methods, Mercury, Tissues
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054014 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2981831
TOPICS: In vitro testing, Animal model studies, Data modeling, Laser damage threshold, Eye models, In vivo imaging, Retina, Mathematical modeling, Beam shaping, Laser induced damage
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054015 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2976032
TOPICS: Oxygen, Cameras, Oximetry, Image segmentation, Calibration, Optical filters, Oximeters, Spectroscopy, Absorbance, Diagnostics
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054016 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2982529
TOPICS: Speckle, Speckle pattern, Optical fibers, Time metrology, Motion measurement, Fiber lasers, Laser speckle imaging, Diagnostics, Image transmission, In vivo imaging
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054017 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2982528
TOPICS: Retina, Luminescence, Rods, Retinal scanning, Eye, Image segmentation, Confocal microscopy, 3D image reconstruction, Electron transport, Acquisition tracking and pointing
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054018 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2982525
TOPICS: Image segmentation, Denoising, Optical flow, Luminescence, Proteins, Wavelets, In vitro testing, 3D image processing, Signal to noise ratio, Image processing algorithms and systems
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054019 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2982524
TOPICS: Brain, Absorption, Skin, Monte Carlo methods, In vivo imaging, Tissues, Data modeling, Biological research, Scattering, Oxygen
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054020 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2978060
TOPICS: Modulation transfer functions, Tissues, Relays, Imaging systems, Reflectivity, Luminescence, Microscopes, Quantum dots, Tissue optics, Gold
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054021 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2978067
TOPICS: Luminescence, Metals, Molecules, Silica, Data modeling, Surface plasmons, Silver, Glasses, Fluorescence spectroscopy, Refractive index
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054022 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2981827
TOPICS: Luminescence, Bladder cancer, Tissues, Image analysis, Cancer, Diagnostics, Bladder, Tissue optics, Endoscopy, Tumors
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054023 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2976112
TOPICS: Teeth, Blood, Scattering, Absorption, Optical testing, Light scattering, Monte Carlo methods, Geometrical optics, Light wave propagation, Photon transport
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054024 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2982534
TOPICS: Second-harmonic generation, Collagen, Tissues, Microscopy, Optical microscopy, Tissue optics, Luminescence, Optical fibers, Cartilage, In vivo imaging
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054025 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2982533
TOPICS: Atrial fibrillation, Connective tissue, Luminescence, Diagnostics, Multispectral imaging, Mode conditioning cables, Optical filters, Imaging spectroscopy, RGB color model, Microscopy
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054026 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2976140
TOPICS: Microfluidics, Surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy, Nanostructures, Raman spectroscopy, Polymers, Molecules, Metals, Biological research, Gold, Statistical analysis
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054027 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2976113
TOPICS: Reflectivity, Minerals, Optical coherence tomography, Luminescence, Fluorine, Nondestructive evaluation, Gas lasers, Laser therapeutics, Teeth, Laser induced fluorescence
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054028 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2976141
TOPICS: Imaging systems, Ultrasonography, Photoacoustic microscopy, 3D image processing, Photoacoustic imaging, 3D photoacoustic microscopy, In vivo imaging, Photoacoustic spectroscopy, Stereoscopy, Skin
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054029 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2976114
TOPICS: Cervix, Raman spectroscopy, Tissues, Biopsy, Lawrencium, Tissue optics, Principal component analysis, Data modeling, Cervical cancer, Biomedical optics
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054030 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2976433
TOPICS: Tissue optics, Tissues, Calibration, Absorption, Heart, Scattering, Arteries, Blood, Data modeling, Diffuse reflectance spectroscopy
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054031 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2976432
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054032 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2976430
TOPICS: Scattering, Tissues, Light scattering, Optical coherence tomography, Liquids, Solids, Polarization, Signal to noise ratio, Particles, Scatter measurement
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054033 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2976427
TOPICS: Photoacoustic spectroscopy, In vivo imaging, Lymphatic system, Imaging systems, Ultrasonics, Tissue optics, Transducers, Breast, Skin, Tissues
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054034 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2976422
TOPICS: Tissue optics, Cartilage, Collagen, Polarization, Optical coherence tomography, Tissues, Natural surfaces, Birefringence, Microscopy, Polarized microscopy
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054035 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2976426
TOPICS: Video, Bioluminescence, Signal to noise ratio, Real time imaging, Imaging systems, CCD cameras, Signal detection, Infrared cameras, Cameras, Light sources and illumination
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054036 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2976424
TOPICS: Skin, Absorption, Melanoma, Tissues, Signal to noise ratio, Phase shift keying, Thermal effects, Modulation, Laser beam diagnostics, Photothermal effect
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054037 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2976425
TOPICS: Chromophores, Scattering, Near infrared, Inverse problems, Tissue optics, Condition numbers, Image restoration, Absorption, Data modeling, Light scattering
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054038 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2982526
TOPICS: Laser damage threshold, Data modeling, Computer simulations, Retina, Thermal modeling, In vivo imaging, Pulsed laser operation, Injuries, Sensors, Laser induced damage
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054039 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2982527
TOPICS: Tissues, Light scattering, Scattering, Optical spheres, Inflammation, Stochastic processes, Data modeling, Mie scattering, Feature extraction, Colon
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054040 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2982530
TOPICS: Diffusion, Fluorescence correlation spectroscopy, Systems modeling, Molecules, Data modeling, Tissues, Macromolecules, Tumors, Luminescence, Particles
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054041 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2981830
TOPICS: Second-harmonic generation, Collagen, Kidney, Arteries, Microscopy, Optical fibers, Tissues, Multiphoton microscopy, Image segmentation, Biopsy
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054042 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2982535
TOPICS: In vivo imaging, Luminescence, Near infrared, In vitro testing, Liver, Tissues, Bladder, Proteins, Kidney, Molecules
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054043 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2983674
TOPICS: Cancer, Endoscopy, Visualization, Biopsy, Confocal microscopy, Stomach, In vivo imaging, Biomedical optics, Laser tissue interaction, Esophagus
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054044 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2982523
TOPICS: Absorption, Blood, Scattering, Error analysis, Data modeling, Reflectance spectroscopy, In vivo imaging, Spectroscopy, Statistical analysis, Chromophores
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054045 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2982536
TOPICS: Inflammation, Zinc, Blood, Absorption, Imaging spectroscopy, Tissues, Reflectivity, Skin, In vivo imaging, Blood circulation
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054046 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2983671
TOPICS: Ultrasonography, Transducers, Modulation, Ultrasound-modulated optical tomography, Tissues, Image resolution, Tissue optics, Scattering, Light scattering, Biomedical optics
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054047 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2983675
TOPICS: Point spread functions, Cameras, Tissue optics, Optical properties, Imaging systems, Scattering, Convolution, Absorption, Reflectivity, CCD cameras
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054048 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2983676
TOPICS: Optical fibers, Refractive index, Water, Biological research, Absorption, Biosensors, Waveguides, Absorbance, Beam propagation method, Cladding
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054049 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2983663
TOPICS: Fiber optics, Optical tweezers, Particles, Video, Singular optics, Neurons, Mode locking, Objectives, Microscopes, Etching
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054050 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2983664
TOPICS: Collagen, Tissues, Second-harmonic generation, Optical fibers, Tumors, Anisotropy, Breast, Cancer, Polarization, Melanoma
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054051 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2992132
TOPICS: Luminescence, Absorption, Scattering, Tissues, Fluorescence spectroscopy, Reflectivity, Spectroscopy, Double positive medium, Optical properties, Light scattering
J. Biomed. Opt. 13(5), 054052 (1 September 2008) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2992131
TOPICS: Sensors, 3D image processing, Signal detection, Detector arrays, Reconstruction algorithms, Photoacoustic imaging, Imaging systems, Image restoration, 3D acquisition, Detection and tracking algorithms