Journal of Biomedical Optics

Editor-in-Chief: Brian W. Pogue, Dartmouth College, USA

The Journal of Biomedical Optics (JBO) is an open access journal that publishes peer-reviewed papers on the use of novel optical systems and techniques for improved health care and biomedical research.

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JBO webinar: Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in Biomedical Optics

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Cytotoxicity studies of an optoacoustic stimulation strategy for the development of laser-based hearing aids

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Point-of-care, multispectral, smartphone-based dermascopes for dermal lesion screening and erythema monitoring

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Clinical applications of laser speckle contrast imaging: a review

Wido Heeman, Wiendelt Steenbergen, Gooitzen M. van Dam, E. Christiaan Boerma (2019) Open Access

Near-infrared spectroscopy-derived muscle oxygen saturation on a 0% to 100% scale: reliability and validity of the Moxy Monitor

Andri Feldmann, Roger W. Schmitz, Daniel Erlacher (2019) Open Access

Influence of neoadjuvant chemotherapy on diffuse reflectance spectra of tissue in breast surgery specimens

Lisanne L. de Boer et al. (2019) Open Access

Smartphone fluorescence imager for quantitative dosimetry of protoporphyrin-IX-based photodynamic therapy in skin

Alberto J. Ruiz et al. (2019) Open Access

Review of clinical trials in intraoperative molecular imaging during cancer surgery

John Y. K. Lee et al. (2019) Open Access

Computed optical coherence microscopy of mouse brain ex vivo

Meiqi Wu, David M. Small, Nozomi Nishimura, Steven G. Adie (2019) Open Access

Corneal thickness measurement by secondary speckle tracking and image processing using machine-learning algorithms

Aviya Bennett et al. (2019) Open Access

Super-resolution recurrent convolutional neural networks for learning with multi-resolution whole slide images

Lopamudra Mukherjee, Huu Dat Bui, Adib Keikhosravi, Agnes Loeffler, Kevin W. Eliceiri (2019) Open Access

Multidiameter single-fiber reflectance spectroscopy of heavily pigmented skin: modeling the inhomogeneous distribution of melanin

Xu U. Zhang, Piet van der Zee, Isabella Atzeni, Dirk J. Faber, Ton G. van Leeuwen, Henricus J. C. M. Sterenborg (2019) Open Access

Optical fiber-based dispersion for spectral discrimination in fluorescence lifetime imaging systems

Md Abdul Kader Sagar et al. (2019) Open Access

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