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
2012 Impact Factor: 3.176
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In vivo mouse fluorescence imaging for folate-targeted delivery and release kinetics
Many cancer cells over-express folate receptors, and this provides an opportunity for both folate-targeted...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5 Issue 8, pp.2662-2678 (2014)
Single camera imaging system for color and near-infrared fluorescence image guided surgery
Near-infrared (NIR) fluorescence imaging systems have been developed for image guided surgery in recent...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5 Issue 8, pp.2791-2797 (2014)
Thermally enhanced signal strength and SNR improvement of photoacoustic radar module
A thermally enhanced method for improving photoacoustic imaging depth and signal-to-noise (SNR) ratio is...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5 Issue 8, pp.2785-2790 (2014)
Speckle contrast optical spectroscopy, a non-invasive, diffuse optical method for measuring microvascular blood flow in tissue
We introduce a new, non-invasive, diffuse optical technique, speckle contrast optical spectroscopy (SCOS),...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5 Issue 8, pp.2769-2784 (2014)
Automatic dynamic tear meniscus measurement in optical coherence tomography
An image processing algorithm is developed for quantitative assessment of tear meniscus dynamics from...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5 Issue 8, pp.2759-2768 (2014)
Fiber-based polarization-sensitive OCT of the human retina with correction of system polarization distortions
In polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography (PS-OCT) the use of single-mode fibers causes...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5 Issue 8, pp.2736-2758 (2014)
Measurements of extrinsic fluorescence in Intralipid and polystyrene microspheres
The fluorescence of Intralipid and polystyrene microspheres with sphere diameter of 1 µm at a...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5 Issue 8, pp.2726-2735 (2014)
Bone tissue phantoms for optical flowmeters at large interoptode spacing generated by 3D-stereolithography
A bone tissue phantom prototype allowing to test, in general, optical flowmeters at large interoptode...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5 Issue 8, pp.2715-2725 (2014)
Optical design and evaluation of a 4 mm cost-effective ultra-high-definition arthroscope
High definition and magnification rigid endoscope plays an important role in modern minimally invasive...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5 Issue 8, pp.2697-2714 (2014)
Surface modification of silica particles with gold nanoparticles as an augmentation of gold nanoparticle mediated laser perforation
Gold nanoparticle mediated (GNOME) laser transfection/perforation fulfills the demands of a reliable...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5 Issue 8, pp.2686-2696 (2014)
In vivo quantitative photoacoustic microscopy of gold nanostar kinetics in mouse organs
We developed a high-resolution photoacoustic microscopy (PAM) system with a near-infrared (NIR) laser to...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5 Issue 8, pp.2679-2685 (2014)
Calcium imaging at kHz frame rates resolves millisecond timing in neuronal circuits and varicosities
We have configured a widefield fast imaging system that allows imaging at 1000 frames per second (512x512...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5 Issue 8, pp.2648-2661 (2014)
High resolution three-dimensional photoacoutic tomography with CCD-camera based ultrasound detection
A photoacoustic tomograph based on optical ultrasound detection is demonstrated, which is capable of high...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5 Issue 8, pp.2635-2647 (2014)
Topics in Current Issue
Vol. 5, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2014 pp: 1980–2457
|Topics in Biomedical Optics from OSA's BIOMED 2014 Conference|
|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|
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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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