journal of biomedical optics
VOL. 14 · NO. 6 | November 2009
CONTENTS
IN THIS ISSUE

JBO Letters
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 060501 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3257230
TOPICS: Tissue optics, Infrared radiation, Nerve, Ocean optics, Electrodes, Laser tissue interaction, In vivo imaging, Laser induced damage, Laser damage threshold, Semiconductor lasers
Ching-Wei Chang, Mei Wu, Sofia Merajver, Mary-Ann Mycek
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 060502 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3257254
TOPICS: Fluorescence resonance energy transfer, Fluorescence lifetime imaging, Control systems, Luminescence, Molecular interactions, Microscopy, Resonance energy transfer, Proteins, Imaging systems, Breast cancer
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 060503 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3268775
TOPICS: Optical coherence tomography, 3D image processing, Injuries, Microelectromechanical systems, Cartilage, Reconstruction algorithms, 3D image reconstruction, In vivo imaging, Image processing, Image quality
Andrzej May, Srabani Bhaumik, Sanjiv Gambhir, Chun Zhan, Siavash Yazdanfar
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 060504 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3269675
Szu-Yu Chen, Hai-Yin Wu, Chi-Kuang Sun
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 060505 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3269676
TOPICS: Skin, In vivo imaging, Biopsy, Microscopy, Second-harmonic generation, Harmonic generation, Collagen, Tissues, Image resolution, Diagnostics
Yuuki Watanabe, Toshiki Itagaki
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 060506 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3275463
TOPICS: Optical coherence tomography, Spectroscopy, Prisms, Image processing, Computing systems, Graphics processing units, Fourier transforms, CCD cameras, Computer programming, Imaging systems
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 060507 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3275464
TOPICS: Blood, Doppler tomography, Optical coherence tomography, Particles, Scattering, Doppler effect, Glasses, In vivo imaging, Blood circulation, Pathology
Research Papers
Jerome Boutet, Lionel Hervé, Mathieu Debourdeau, Laurent Guyon, Philippe Peltie, Jean-Marc Dinten, Laurent Saroul, Francois Duboeuf, Didier Vray
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064001 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3257236
TOPICS: Luminescence, Ultrasonography, Prostate, Tissues, Prostate cancer, Signal detection, Tumors, Sensors, Absorption, Capillaries
Yao Sun, Eric Sobel, Huabei Jiang
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064002 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3257246
TOPICS: Absorption, In vivo imaging, Acquisition tracking and pointing, Arteries, 3D image processing, Photoacoustic tomography, Transducers, Acoustics, Spherical lenses, Photoacoustic spectroscopy
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064003 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3259360
TOPICS: Image restoration, Absorption, Optical properties, Optical tomography, Image compression, Reconstruction algorithms, Scattering, Tomography, Sensors, Tissues
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064004 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3257251
TOPICS: Breast, Tissue optics, Tissues, Optical properties, Optical fibers, In vivo imaging, Biomedical optics, Time resolved spectroscopy, Molybdenum, Absorption
Yixuan Li, Jürgen Schnekenburger, Michel Duits
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064005 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3257253
TOPICS: Particles, Tumors, Atomic force microscopy, Cancer, Breast, Lithium, Pancreas, Tissues, Breast cancer, Cytoskeletons
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064006 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3262521
TOPICS: Photodynamic therapy, Blood vessels, Digital Light Processing, Content addressable memory, Arteries, Veins, Photosensitizer targeting, Luminescence, In vivo imaging, Confocal microscopy
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064007 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3259361
TOPICS: Tomography, Transducers, 3D image processing, Imaging systems, Opacity, Visualization, Video, Veins, Tissue optics, Kidney
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064008 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3258669
TOPICS: Eye, Oxygen, Scattering, Eye models, Optical properties, Reflectivity, Blood, Oximetry, Retina, Absorption
C. Y. Fu, Beng-Koon Ng, Sirajudeen Gulam Razul
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064009 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3258835
TOPICS: Luminescence, Photon counting, Expectation maximization algorithms, Computer simulations, Deconvolution, Monte Carlo methods, Biological research, Statistical analysis, Data modeling, Electronics engineering
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064010 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3258836
TOPICS: Luminescence, Reconstruction algorithms, Data acquisition, Fluorescence tomography, Cameras, Image restoration, Chest, 3D image reconstruction, 3D image processing, Sensors
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064011 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3258838
TOPICS: In vivo imaging, Luminescence, In vitro testing, Optical filters, Tissues, Image resolution, Spectral resolution, Image filtering, Tissue optics, Composites
George Themelis, Jung Sun Yoo, Kwangsup Soh, Ralf Schulz, Vasilis Ntziachristos
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064012 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3259362
TOPICS: Luminescence, Imaging systems, Tissues, Signal attenuation, Absorption, Optical properties, Contrast transfer function, Lymphatic system, Cameras, Video
Christine Mulvey, Carly Sherwood, Irving Bigio
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064013 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3259363
TOPICS: Cell death, Scattering, Particles, Backscatter, Mie scattering, Light scattering, Scatter measurement, Cancer, Spectroscopy, Tissues
Rahul Sheth, Lee Josephson, Umar Mahmood
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064014 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3259364
TOPICS: Glucose, Tumors, Luminescence, Analog electronics, Imaging systems, Tissues, Molecules, Brain, Microscopy, Multispectral imaging
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064015 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3262608
TOPICS: Speckle, Bacteria, Biological research, Image processing, Lanthanum, Signal processing, Microorganisms, Cameras, Contamination, Optical coherence tomography
Galia Norman, Yaron Rabi, Ehud Assia, Abraham Katzir
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064016 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3262610
TOPICS: Laser welding, Laser tissue interaction, Laser bonding, Tissues, In vitro testing, Mercury, Eye, Laser systems engineering, Solids, Radiometry
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064017 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3268439
TOPICS: Tissues, Terahertz radiation, Refractive index, Absorption, Water, Quartz, Spectroscopy, Sun, Imaging spectroscopy, Reflectance spectroscopy
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064018 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3268440
TOPICS: Multiphoton fluorescence microscopy, Luminescence, Microscopy, Multiphoton microscopy, Pulsed laser operation, Absorption, Modulation, Ultrafast phenomena, Signal detection, Laser applications
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064019 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3268441
TOPICS: Skin, Optical coherence tomography, Tissue optics, Water, Tissues, Light scattering, Refractive index, Scattering, Optical clearing, In vivo imaging
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064020 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3268442
TOPICS: Optical coherence tomography, GRIN lenses, In vivo imaging, Tissues, Head, Imaging systems, Cancer, Biopsy, Mirrors, Light sources
Y. C. Lim, Katrina Altman, David Farson, Katharine Flores
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064021 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3268444
TOPICS: Laser ablation, Bone, Femtosecond phenomena, Laser damage threshold, Tissues, Pulsed laser operation, Natural surfaces, Gaussian beams, Scanning electron microscopy, Roads
Homanaz Ghafari, Yanzhou Zhou, Selman Ali, Quentin Hanley
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064022 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3268772
TOPICS: Confocal microscopy, Thin films, Microscopes, Glasses, Luminescence, Systems modeling, Point spread functions, Solids, Scanners, Signal to noise ratio
Delia Cabrera DeBuc, Gabor Somfai, Sudarshan Ranganathan, Erika Tatrai, Mária Ferencz, Carmen Puliafito
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064023 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3268773
TOPICS: Optical coherence tomography, Retina, Image segmentation, Reliability, Image analysis, Error analysis, Algorithm development, Visualization, Eye, Macula
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064024 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3275465
TOPICS: Profiling, Collagen, Optical filters, Tissue optics, Skin, Thermography, Absorption, Tissues, Infrared radiation, Signal to noise ratio
Shinji Umeyama, Toru Yamada
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064025 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3275466
TOPICS: Monte Carlo methods, Near infrared spectroscopy, Absorption, Hemodynamics, Sensors, Scattering, Error analysis, Skull, Absorbance, Matrices
Irene Ventrillard-Courtillot, Thierry Gonthiez, Christine Clerici, Daniele Romanini
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064026 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3269677
TOPICS: Carbon monoxide, Gas lasers, Spectroscopy, Absorption, Absorption spectroscopy, Calibration, Laser spectroscopy, Biological research, Statistical analysis, Methane
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064027 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3269678
TOPICS: Particles, Spherical lenses, Plasmonics, Proteins, Adsorption, Nanoparticles, Biosensing, Scattering, Scanning electron microscopy, Biosensors
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064028 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3269679
TOPICS: Backscatter, Optical fibers, Reflectivity, Refractive index, Fiber optics, Tissues, Rayleigh scattering, Confocal microscopy, Signal attenuation, Image transmission
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064029 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3275850
TOPICS: Surgery, LASIK, Eye, Cornea, Interferometry, Linear filtering, Shearing interferometers, Wavefronts, Laser vision correction, Laser therapeutics
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064030 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3269680
TOPICS: Tissues, Spectroscopy, Spectral resolution, Tissue optics, Optical spectroscopy, Optical coherence tomography, Light scattering, Statistical analysis, Spectral data processing, Biomedical optics
Hongchun Bao, Alex Boussioutas, Jeremy Reynolds, Sarah Russell, Min Gu
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064031 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3269681
TOPICS: Luminescence, Intestine, Endomicroscopy, Cancer, Stomach, Stereoscopy, Diagnostics, In vivo imaging, Imaging systems, Image resolution
Elisabeth Papazoglou, Michael Neidrauer, Leonid Zubkov, Michael Weingarten, Kambiz Pourrezaei
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064032 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3275467
TOPICS: Wound healing, Diabetic foot ulcers, Tissue optics, Absorption, Diffuse photon density waves, Near infrared, Skin, Digital photography, Optical fibers, Oxygen
Bradley Losavio, Vijay Iyer, Peter Saggau
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064033 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3275468
TOPICS: Dispersion, Neurons, Photolysis, Microscopes, Spine, Diffraction, Brain, Diffraction gratings, Neurotransmitters, Objectives
Toru Yamada, Shinji Umeyama, Keiji Matsuda
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064034 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3275469
TOPICS: Sensors, Absorption, Hemodynamics, Signal attenuation, Scattering, Near infrared spectroscopy, Monte Carlo methods, Skull, Signal detection, Head
Qin Miao, J. Richard Rahn, Anna Tourovskaia, Michael Meyer, Thomas Neumann, Alan Nelson, Eric Seibel
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064035 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3275470
TOPICS: 3D image processing, Luminescence, Absorption, Image resolution, Microscopes, Tomography, Projection systems, Optical tomography, Microscopy, 3D image reconstruction
Dmitry Strokotov, Maxim Yurkin, Konstantin Gilev, Dirk Van Bockstaele, Alfons Hoekstra, Nikolay Rubtsov, Valerii Maltsev
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064036 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3275471
TOPICS: Error analysis, Refractive index, Statistical analysis, Optical spheres, Scattering, Particles, Optimization (mathematics), Light scattering, Blood, Mie scattering
Sven Meissner, Lilla Knels, Edmund Koch
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064037 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3275472
TOPICS: Lung, Optical coherence tomography, Bioalcohols, 3D image processing, Tissues, Interfaces, Image segmentation, 3D modeling, Video, 3D acquisition
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064038 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3275473
TOPICS: Luminescence, Near infrared, In vivo imaging, Optical imaging, Cameras, Signal detection, Image acquisition, Heart, Video, Electrocardiography
Dorota Szczesna, D. Robert Iskander
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064039 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3275474
TOPICS: Eye, Interferometry, Image quality, Image processing, Biological research, Motion estimation, Wavefronts, Cornea, Physics, Roads
Philipp Steven, Maya Müller, Norbert Koop, Christian Rose, Gereon Hüttmann
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064040 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3275475
TOPICS: Tissues, Cornea, Confocal microscopy, Luminescence, Pathology, Fluorescence lifetime imaging, Second-harmonic generation, In vivo imaging, Multiphoton microscopy, Natural surfaces
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064041 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3275476
TOPICS: Blood, Sensors, Fiber optics sensors, Silver, Fiber optics, Refractive index, Optical fibers, Surface plasmons, Reflection, Sensor performance
Kong-Thon Tsen, Shaw-Wei Tsen, Qiang Fu, Stuart Lindsay, Karen Kibler, Bert Jacobs, Tzyy Choou Wu, Balasubramanyam Karanam, Subhashini Jagu, Richard Roden, Chien-Fu Hung, Otto Sankey, B. Ramakrishna, Juliann Kiang
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064042 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3275477
TOPICS: Viruses, Laser irradiation, Particles, Fiber lasers, Blood, Atomic force microscopy, Proteins, Pulsed laser operation, Pathogens, Ultraviolet radiation
Kazuya Aizawa, Shunichi Sato, Mitsuhiro Terakawa, Daizoh Saitoh, Hitoshi Tsuda, Hiroshi Ashida, Minoru Obara
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064043 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3253325
TOPICS: Skin, Tissues, Transplantation, Wound healing, Blood circulation, Doppler effect, Proteins, Defense and security, Laser tissue interaction, Imaging systems
Doris Helbig, Marc Bodendorf, Sonja Grunewald, Michael Kendler, Jan Simon, Uwe Paasch
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064044 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3275479
TOPICS: Skin, Wound healing, Collagen, Carbon monoxide, Proteins, Laser therapeutics, Gas lasers, Blood vessels, Semiconductor lasers, Laser marking
Tuqiang Xie, Gangjun Liu, Kelly Kreuter, Sari Mahon, Henri Colt, David Mukai, George Peavy, Zhongping Chen, Matthew Brenner
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064045 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3275478
TOPICS: Optical coherence tomography, Tumors, In vivo imaging, Imaging systems, 3D image processing, Endoscopy, Chest, Tissues, GRIN lenses, Lung
Rob van der Veen, Tos Berendschot, Maria Makridaki, Fred Hendrikse, David Carden, Ian Murray
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064046 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3275481
TOPICS: Reflectometry, Absorbance, Data modeling, Reflectivity, Eye, Solids, Photometry, Optical fibers, Retina, Target detection
Christian Zakian, Iain Pretty, Roger Ellwood
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(6), 064047 (1 November 2009) doi:10.1117/1.3275480
TOPICS: Teeth, Dental caries, Near infrared, Reflectivity, Absorption, Hyperspectral imaging, Light scattering, Imaging spectroscopy, Luminescence, Scattering
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