The interaction of a focused ultrasound beam with fluorescent molecules excited by a modulated light source was investigated. Components with new frequencies occur because of nonlinear interactions and can be used for lifetime imaging.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.5270) Medical optics and biotechnology : Photon density waves
(170.7170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Ultrasound
B. Yuan, J. Gamelin, and Q. Zhu, "Mechanism of the Ultrasonic Modulation of Fluorescence in Turbid Media," in Biomedical Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper BSuE25.
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