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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Use of colloidal quantum dots as a digitally switched swept light source for gold nanoparticle based hyperspectral microscopy
We propose a method to utilize colloidal quantum dots (QDs) as a swept light source for hyperspectral...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1610-1615 (2014)
Optimal lens design and use in laser-scanning microscopy
In laser-scanning microscopy often an off-the-shelf achromatic doublet is used as a scan lens which can...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1588-1609 (2014)
Directional sensitivity of the retina: A layered scattering model of outer-segment photoreceptor pigments
Photoreceptor outer segments have been modeled as stacked arrays of discs or membrane infoldings containing...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1569-1587 (2014)
Fully automated digital holographic processing for monitoring the dynamics of a vesicle suspension under shear flow
We investigate the dynamics of a vesicle suspension under shear flow between plates using DHM with a...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1554-1568 (2014)
Automated three-dimensional reconstruction and morphological analysis of dendritic spines based on semi-supervised learning
A dendritic spine is a small membranous protrusion from a neuron's dendrite that typically receives input...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1541-1553 (2014)
Shadowless-illuminated variable-angle TIRF (siva-TIRF) microscopy for the observation of spatial-temporal dynamics in live cells
Total-internal-reflection fluorescence (TIRF) microscopy provides high optical-sectioning capability and a...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1530-1540 (2014)
Prostate cancer detection using combined auto-fluorescence and light reflectance spectroscopy: ex vivo study of human prostates
This study was conducted to evaluate the capability of detecting prostate cancer (PCa) using...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1512-1529 (2014)
Cornea characterization using a combined multiphoton microscopy and optical coherence tomography system
We present a multimodal imaging system which combines multiphoton microscopy and optical coherence tomography...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1494-1511 (2014)
Real-time high resolution laser speckle imaging of cerebral vascular changes in a rodent photothrombosis model
The study of hemodynamic and vascular changes following ischemic stroke is of great importance in the...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1483-1493 (2014)
Separation of superficial and cerebral hemodynamics using a single distance time-domain NIRS measurement
In functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) superficial hemodynamics can mask optical signals related to...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1465-1482 (2014)
Optical architecture design for detection of absorbers embedded in visceral fat
Optically absorbing ducts embedded in scattering adipose tissue can be injured during laparoscopic surgery....
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1453-1464 (2014)
Measurement of cardiac output by use of noninvasively measured transient hemodilution curves with photoacoustic technology
We present the theoretical basis and experimental verification for cardiac output measurements using...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1445-1452 (2014)
Towards simultaneous Talbot bands based optical coherence tomography and scanning laser ophthalmoscopy imaging
We report a Talbot bands-based optical coherence tomography (OCT) system capable of producing longitudinal...
Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1428-1444 (2014)
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Vol. 5, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2014 pp: 990–1295
Call for Papers
|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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