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Fiber optic probes for biomedical optical spectroscopy

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Urs Utzinger, Rebecca R. Richards-Kortum

University of Arizona, Biomedical Engineering and Obstetrics & Gynecology, Tucson, Arizona?85724

The University of Texas at Austin, Biomedical Engineering, Austin, Texas?78712

J. Biomed. Opt. 8(1), 121-147 (Jan 01, 2003). doi:10.1117/1.1528207
History: Received Feb. 26, 2001; Revised May 2, 2002; Accepted Aug. 9, 2002; Online January 14, 2003
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Fiber optic probes are a key element for biomedical spectroscopic sensing. We review the use of fiber optic probes for optical spectroscopy, focusing on applications in turbid media, such as tissue. The design of probes for reflectance, polarized reflectance, fluorescence, and Raman spectroscopy is illustrated. We cover universal design principles as well as technologies for beam deflecting and reshaping. © 2003 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers.

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Urs Utzinger and Rebecca R. Richards-Kortum
"Fiber optic probes for biomedical optical spectroscopy", J. Biomed. Opt. 8(1), 121-147 (Jan 01, 2003). ; http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.1528207


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