We have developed a novel contrast agent for deep tissue imaging. Ultrasound control of fluorescence emission can overcome the resolution limitations of optical tissue scattering. Fluorescence modulation was detected in an acousto-fluorescence setup.
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M. J. Benchimol, M. J. Hsu, C. E. Schutt, and S. C. Esener, "Ultrasound-Quenchable Fluorescent Contrast Agent: Experimental Demonstration," in Optics in the Life Sciences, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper OMD2.
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