Monitoring retina inflammation with Raman spectroscopy

Raman spectroscopy of the retina coupled with multivariate analysis might become a promising tool to study retina diseases in vivo.

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SERS probes from silver microneedles get under the skin

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Scientists from NTU have suggested the use of metal-coated microneedles to improve below-skin Raman spectroscopy.

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Nanoparticle concentration measured acoustically

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Three-dimensional optoacoustic tomography enables quantitative measurements of nanoparticle concentrations to evaluate their biodistributions in animal models.

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Better quantification of blood samples: more signal, less background

A team based in Germany develop a new method for simultaneous quantification of ZnPP and PPIX in unwashed blood samples.

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Electromagnetic absorbers: from narrow to broad

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Chinese scientists have given an overview on the principle of different types of narrowband EM absorbers.

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Cancer all-clear for nonlinear optical imaging

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Dutch researchers have estimated the risk of squamous cell cancer induction in skin following nonlinear optical imaging.

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Combed radio frequencies: an overview

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Optical frequency comb technology for ultra-broadband radio-frequency photonics.

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Improved early detection of esophagus dysplasia

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A novel screening approach for discriminating dysplasia from metaplasia in Barrett’s Esophagus using diffuse reflectance spectroscopy.

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A better look into arteries

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Multispectral fluorescence lifetime imaging system with ultrasound guidance could improve intravascular diagnostics and analysis of atherosclerotic lesions.

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Ultra-black silicon makes an excellent broadband absorber

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A novel ultra-black broadband absorber concept based on a needle-like silicon nanostructure has been developed by Jena researchers.

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