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Biomedical Optics
Miami, Florida United States
April 28, 2012 - May 2, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-55752-942-8
BIOMED Postdeadline Session (BSu5A)

Upconverting Nanoparticles as Contrast Agents for in vivo Luminescence Imaging and Tomography

Stefan Andersson-Engels, Haichun Liu, Can T. Xu, Pontus Svenmarker, Anna Gisselsson, Pontus Kjellman, Linda Andersson, Rene in't Zandt, Fredrik Olsson, and Sarah Fredriksson  »View Author Affiliations


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Upconverting nanoparticles have recently drawn increasingly attention as contrast agents for optical bioimaging. They enable autofluorescence-free imaging within the tissue optical window, and improved spatial resolution as compared to conventional fluorescence- based contrast agents.

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OCIS Codes
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(190.7220) Nonlinear optics : Upconversion
(110.0113) Imaging systems : Imaging through turbid media

S. Andersson-Engels, H. Liu, C. T. Xu, P. Svenmarker, A. Gisselsson, P. Kjellman, L. Andersson, R. in't Zandt, F. Olsson, and S. Fredriksson, "Upconverting Nanoparticles as Contrast Agents for in vivo Luminescence Imaging and Tomography," in Biomedical Optics and 3-D Imaging, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper BSu5A.2.

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