About the Journal
Biomedical Optics Express is OSA's principal outlet for serving the biomedical optics community with rapid, open-access, peer-reviewed papers related to optics, photonics and imaging in the life sciences. The journal scope encompasses theoretical modeling and simulations, technology development, and biomedical studies and clinical applications.
Editor-in-Chief: Joseph A. Izatt, Duke University
Frequency: Rapid article-at-a-time publication, Monthly issues
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Estimating soft tissue thickness from light-tissue interactions––a simulation study
Immobilization and marker-based motion tracking in radiation therapy often cause decreased patient comfort....
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 4 Issue 7, pp.1176-1187 (2013)
Multilayer thin-film phantoms for axial contrast transfer function measurement in optical coherence tomography
In optical coherence tomography (OCT), axial resolution is one of the most critical parameters impacting...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 4 Issue 7, pp.1166-1175 (2013)
3D modeling to characterize lamina cribrosa surface and pore geometries using in vivo images from normal and glaucomatous eyes
En face adaptive optics scanning laser ophthalmoscope (AOSLO) images of the anterior lamina cribrosa surface...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 4 Issue 7, pp.1153-1165 (2013)
Retinal layer segmentation of macular OCT images using boundary classification
Optical coherence tomography (OCT) has proven to be an essential imaging modality for ophthalmology and is...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 4 Issue 7, pp.1133-1152 (2013)
Ultrahigh speed endoscopic optical coherence tomography using micromotor imaging catheter and VCSEL technology
We developed a micromotor based miniature catheter with an outer diameter of 3.2 mm for ultrahigh speed...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 4 Issue 7, pp.1119-1132 (2013)
Direct identification of breast cancer pathologies using blind separation of label-free localized reflectance measurements
Breast tumors are blindly identified using Principal (PCA) and Independent Component Analysis (ICA) of...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 4 Issue 7, pp.1104-1118 (2013)
Multiple contrast metrics from the measurements of a digital confocal microscope
We describe various methods to process the data collected with a digital confocal microscope (DCM) in order...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 4 Issue 7, pp.1091-1103 (2013)
In vitro measurements of physiological glucose concentrations in biological fluids using mid-infrared light
Mid-infrared transmission spectroscopy using broadband mid-infrared or Quantum Cascade laser sources is used...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 4 Issue 7, pp.1083-1090 (2013)
Integrated fluorescence correlation spectroscopy device for point-of-care clinical applications
We describe an optical system which reduces the cost and complexity of fluorescence correlation spectroscopy...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 4 Issue 7, pp.1074-1082 (2013)
Three-dimensional mapping of oxygen tension in cortical arterioles before and after
Occlusions in single cortical microvessels lead to a reduction in oxygen supply, but this decrement has not...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 4 Issue 7, pp.1061-1073 (2013)
A method for detecting forward scattering signals on-chip with a photonic-microfluidic integrated device
A photonic integrated microfluidic device is demonstrated to perform optical excitation and forward scatter...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 4 Issue 7, pp.1051-1060 (2013)
Fiber-optic OCT sensor guided “SMART” micro-forceps for microsurgery
A handheld Smart Micromanipulation Aided Robotic-surgery Tool (SMART) micro-forceps guided by a fiber-optic...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 4 Issue 7, pp.1045-1050 (2013)
Versatile optical coherence tomography for imaging the human eye
We demonstrated the feasibility of a CMOS-based spectral domain OCT (SD-OCT) for versatile ophthalmic...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 4 Issue 7, pp.1031-1044 (2013)
Topics in Current Issue
Vol. 4, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2013 pp: 778–977
Call for Papers
|Advances in Optics for Biotechnology, Medicine and Surgery|
|Bio-Optics: Design and Application|
|Optical Trapping Applications|
|Novel Techniques in Microscopy|
|Optical Molecular Probes, Imaging, and Drug Delivery|
|Phantoms for the Performance Evaluation and Validation of Optical Medical Imaging Devices|
|Advances in Optics for Biotechnology, Medicine and Surgery|
|In vivo Microcirculation Imaging|
|Cellular Imaging of the Retina|
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OSA ISP is an image viewing application developed by OSA in cooperation with Kitware, Inc., and the National Library of Medicine. The software allows interactive viewing of a wide range of 2D and 3D image data formats including DICOM, TIFF, and JPEG images. Authors can use the tool to build custom views of image data that can be saved, integrated with peer-reviewed articles, and shared with readers through the OSA journals.
Questions about the OSA ISP software can be directed to ISPHelp@osa.org or (202) 416-1938.
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