Publisher description for Biomedical optics : principles and imaging / Lihong V. Wang, Hsin-i Wu.


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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, various optical imaging techniques for biological tissues will be covered. The imaging modalities will 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 will be emphasized.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Imaging systems in medicine.
Lasers in medicine.
Optical detectors.
Optics.
Diagnostic Imaging -- methods.
Light.
Models, Theoretical.
Tomography, Optical -- methods.