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Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

| EXPLORING THE INTERFACE OF LIGHT AND BIOMEDICINE

  • Editors: Andrew Dunn and Anthony Durkin
  • Vol. 7, Iss. 12 — Dec. 19, 2012

Bird Brains: Using Picosecond Optical Tomography to Assess Neural Activity

Stéphane Mottin and Bruno Montcel

Optics and Photonics News, Vol. 23, Issue 11, pp. 40-47 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPN.23.11.000040


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Abstract

Imaging the brains of birds with picosecond optical tomography gives scientists a fascinating look into how these animals respond to calls and songs—and insight into how the technology could be applied to humans.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(000.1430) General : Biology and medicine
(100.0100) Image processing : Image processing
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(120.3890) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Medical optics instrumentation
(170.1470) Medical optics and biotechnology : Blood or tissue constituent monitoring
(170.3660) Medical optics and biotechnology : Light propagation in tissues

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Stéphane Mottin and Bruno Montcel, "Bird Brains: Using Picosecond Optical Tomography to Assess Neural Activity," Optics & Photonics News 23(11), 40-47 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=opn-23-11-40


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