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Biomedical Optics Express

Biomedical Optics Express


Biomedical Optics Feature Announcement

Advances in Optics for Biotechnology, Medicine and Surgery

Submission Window: 15 June - 31 July 2013

The Feature Issue will represent the topics covered at the 2013 ECI Advances in Optics for Biotechnology, Medicine and Surgery Conference to be held in Lake Tahoe, CA from June 2nd-5th 2013. Original articles related to the following themes are invited:

  • Optical therapeutics
  • Clinical imaging and spectroscopy
  • Endoscopic microscopy in the clinic
  • Multimodality imaging (optoacoustics & beyond)
  • Spectroscopic assessment of functional and molecular changes in disease
  • Novel microscopy technologies
  • Emerging optical technologies
  • Commercializing optical technologies
  • Biophotonics and federal funding

Biomedical Optics Express is OSA's principal outlet serving the biomedical optics community, featuring rapid, open-access publication of content related to optics, photonics and imaging in the life sciences. Authors are encouraged to submit manuscripts that make use of the special features of Biomedical Optics Express and are particularly germane to biomedical content, such as inclusion of color figures, movies, and Interactive Science Publishing -- interactive presentation of 2D and 3D image data (see www.opticsinfobase.org/isp).

Manuscripts must be prepared according to the usual standards for submission to Biomedical Optics Express and must be uploaded through OSAs electronic-submission system (http://www.opticsinfobase.org/boe/journal/boe/author.cfm). When submitting, please specify that the manuscript is for the Advances in Optics for Biotechnology, Medicine and Surgery feature issue. Please note that submissions to the feature issues incur the normal publication fees for Biomedical Optics Express.

Feature Issue Editors
Maryann Fitzmaurice
Case Western Reserve University
Brian Pogue
Dartmouth College
Guillermo Tearney
Massachusetts General Hospital
James Tunnell
University of Texas at Austin
Changhuei Yang
California Institute of Technology

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