In the fluorescence diffuse optical tomography (FDOT) problem, suppressing background is of utmost importance. We demonstrate autofluorescence-insensitive FDOT using upconverting nanoparticles and methods to exploit the nonlinearity to obtain reconstructions of higher resolutions.
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(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.3880) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical and biological imaging
(110.0113) Imaging systems : Imaging through turbid media
C. T. Xu, J. Axelsson, and S. Andersson-Engels, "Fluorescence Diffuse Optical Tomography using Upconverting Nanoparticles," in Biomedical Optics and 3-D Imaging, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper BWC4.
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