We have quantitatively assessed the effectiveness of nanoshells to enhance the quality of optical coherence tomography images. Depending on the scattering characteristics of the sample, nanoshells can increase image signal intensities by 2-5 decibels.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.3880) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical and biological imaging
(170.4500) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical coherence tomography
A. Agrawal, S. Huang, J. Pfefer, M. Lee, and R. Drezek, "Quantitative Evaluation of Nanoshells as a Contrast Agent for Optical Coherence Tomography," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CFA1.
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