Principles and Imaging
1. Edition June 2007
376 Pages, Hardcover
This entry-level textbook, covering the area of tissue optics, is based on the lecture notes for a graduate course (Bio-optical Imaging) that has been taught six times by the authors at Texas A&M University. After the fundamentals of photon transport in biological tissues are established, Biomedical Optics covers various optical imaging techniques for biological tissues. Imaging modalities covered include ballistic imaging, quasi-ballistic imaging (optical coherence tomography), diffusion imaging, and ultrasound-aided hybrid imaging. The basic physics and engineering of each imaging technique are emphasized.
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The premier comprehensive reference on biomedical optics for practitioners and students
Biophotonics is a rapidly growing field with applications in medicine, genetics, biology, agriculture, and environmental science.?Written by respected experts, Biomedical Optics: Principles and Imaging is the first thorough reference and textbook on the subject. It covers:
The fundamentals of photon transport in biological tissues, including explanations of Rayleigh and Mie scattering, Monte Carlo simulations, the radiative transport equation, and more
Various optical imaging techniques for biological tissues, including ballistic or quasi-ballistic imaging (such as confocal microscopy, two-photon microscopy, and optical coherence tomography), diffuse imaging (such as DC, time-domain techniques, and frequency-domain techniques), and ultrasound-aided hybrid imaging (including photoacoustic tomography and ultrasound-modulated optical tomography)
The basic physics and engineering of each imaging modality
Complete with equation derivations, examples, and case studies plus a constantly updated Web site featuring an established Monte Carlo program, other sample programs, tables and figures, and more, this is a great reference for practitioners. With an instructor's solutions manual and problems for students to complete, it's an excellent textbook for upper-level undergraduates or graduate students.
2. RAYLEIGH THEORY AND MIE THEORY FOR A SINGLE SCATTERER.
3. MONTE CARLO MODELING OF PHOTON TRANSPORT IN BIOLOGICAL TISSUE.
4. CONVOLUTION FOR BROADBEAM RESPONSES.
5. RADIATIVE TRANSFER EQUATION AND DIFFUSION THEORY.
6. HYBRID MODEL OF MONTE CARLO METHOD AND DIFFUSION THEORY.
7. SENSING OF OPTICAL PROPERTIES AND SPECTROSCOPY.
8. BALLISTIC IMAGING AND MICROSCOPY.
9. OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY.
10. MUELLER OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY.
11. DIFFUSE OPTICAL TOMOGRAPHY.
12. PHOTOACOUSTIC TOMOGRAPHY.
13. ULTRASOUND-MODULATED OPTICAL TOMOGRAPHY.
APPENDIX A. DEFINITIONS OF OPTICAL PROPERTIES.
APPENDIX B. List of Acronyms.
HSIN-I WU, PhD, is Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University. He has published more than fifty peer-reviewed journal articles. Dr. Wu was a senior Fulbright scholar and is listed in Outstanding Educators of America. He serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of Biocomplexity and the Editorial Board of BioMedical Engineering OnLine.