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Handbook of Biophotonics

Vol. 3: Photonics in Pharmaceutics, Bioanalysis and Environmental Research

Popp, Jürgen / Tuchin, Valery V. / Chiou, Arthur / Heinemann, Stefan H. (Editor)


1. Edition April 2012
XVI, 304 Pages, Hardcover
129 Pictures (101 Colored Figures)
8 tables
Handbook/Reference Book

ISBN: 978-3-527-41049-1
Wiley-VCH, Berlin

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Adopting an application-related approach, these three volumes provide both the physics basics as well as the biological and medical background. This handbook collects interdisciplinary contributions, serving as a unique base of common knowledge and mutual understanding.

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This new handbook covers the world of biophotonics not only geographically -- with the editors coming from different continents -- but also in terms of content, since the authors come from the whole spectrum of biophotonic basic and applied research. Designed to set the standard for the scientific community, these three volumes break new ground by providing readers with the physics basics as well as the biological and medical background, together with detailed reports on recent technical advances. The Handbook also adopts an application-related approach, starting with the application and then citing the various tools to solve the scientific task, making it of particular value to medical doctors.
Divided into several sections, the first part offers introductory chapters on the different fields of research, with subsequent parts focusing on the applications and techniques in various fields of industry and research. The result is a handy source for scientists seeking the basics in a condensed form, and equally a reference for quickly gathering the knowledge from neighboring disciplines.
Absolutely invaluable for biophotonic scientists in their daily work.

1. Industrial Perspectives
2. Applications of Spectroscopy and Chemical Imaging in Pharmaceutics
3. Quality Control in Food Processing
4. Application of Optical Methods for Quality and Process Control of Topically Applied Actives in Cosmetics and Dermatology
5. Agricultural Applications: Animal Epidemics and Plant Pathogen Detection
6. On-Site Analysis
7. Body Scanner
8. Detection of Explosives
IV. High Throughput and Content Screening
9. High Throughput and Content Screening/Screening for New Pharmaceuticals
10. Optical Measurements for the Rational Screening of Protein Crystallization Conditions
Jürgen Popp holds a full Professor at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena. He is Director of the Institute of Physical Chemistry at the university as well as Director of the Institute of Physical High Technology (IPHT) Jena. In the German Main Research Topic 'Biophotonik' (National Network financed by the BMBF) he serves as the speaker.

Associate Editors:
Arthur Chiou (National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan)
Valery V. Tuchin (Saratov State University, Russia)
Stefan Heinemann (Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany)

J. Popp, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany; V. V. Tuchin, Saratov State University, Saratov, Russia; A. Chiou, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; S. H. Heinemann, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany