CARS microscopy is used to quantitatively investigate the process of skin optical clearing. Using glycerol and dimethyl-sulfoxide as the clearing agents, we find that tissue scattering is a highly nonlinear function of agent concentration.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.3880) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical and biological imaging
(180.0180) Microscopy : Microscopy
(180.4315) Microscopy : Nonlinear microscopy
M. Zimmerley, B. Choi, and E. O. Potma, "Quantitative Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering (CARS) Microscopy of Skin Optical Clearing Dynamics," in Biomedical Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper BWD7.