The feasibility of photoacoustic imaging in ex-vivo liver tissue was demonstrated. Studies were performed using a pulsed laser at 1064 nm to reduce background noise. Gold nanorods resonant at 1064 nm were visualized in the blood-laden liver.
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Y. Chen, K. Homan, D. Xu, W. Frey, and S. Emelianov, "Feasibility of Contrast-Enhanced Photoacoustic Liver Imaging at a Wavelength of 1064 nm," in Biomedical Optics and 3-D Imaging, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper BM2B.7.