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Biomedical Topical Meeting
Fort Lauderdale, Florida United States
March 19, 2006
Spectroscopy: Scattering and Fluorescence (TuD)

Phosphorescence and Fluorescence Measurements of Human Tissues Using UV LED Excitation

R. R. Alfano, Alexandra Alimova, Sriramoju Vidyasagar, and Alvin Katz


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Using UV LED excitation, fluorescence and phosphorescence measurements were performed on normal and malignant breast tissues. Cancerous tissues demonstrated a weaker ratio of phosphorescence to fluorescence intensity compared to normal glandular and adipose tissue.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(000.1430) General : Biology and medicine
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6280) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, fluorescence and luminescence

R. R. Alfano, A. Alimova, S. Vidyasagar, and A. Katz, "Phosphorescence and Fluorescence Measurements of Human Tissues Using UV LED Excitation," in Biomedical Optics, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper TuD7.

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