Using optical interferometry, we quantified the volumetry and nanoscale thermal fluctuations of red blood cells. We found that the mean squared displacement of the cell membranes correlate with both cell morphology and osmolarity-induced volume changes.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.1470) Medical optics and biotechnology : Blood or tissue constituent monitoring
(170.1530) Medical optics and biotechnology : Cell analysis
G. Popescu, Y. Park, C. A. Best-Popescu, K. Badizadegan, R. R. Dasari, and M. S. Feld, "Red Blood Cell Fluctuations During Osmolarity Changes," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper FTuE1.
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