For the spectroscopic imaging experiments, Kano's research group used a spectroscopy CCD camera with super-deep-depletion CCD to yield high near-infrared quantum efficiency.
The researchers hope to adapt their near-IR imaging technology for early diagnosis of ovarian and other types of cancer.
Raman spectroscopy helped discover differences between treatment-sensitive and treatment-resistant tumors in mice after radiation.
A disordered optical fiber using a highly porous glass is combined with carotenoids to form a Raman laser.
The spectroscopy method helps find the bacteria and evaluate their resistance to antibiotics without damaging the biological material.
The method could enable earlier detection of cardiovascular disease risk, and with more accuracy.
An emerging generation of high-capability spectral flow cytometers is empowering new applications and expanding reach through lower cost.
Using Raman spectroscopy, the Raman signatures are able to identify cancers without needing to take biopsies.
The fluorescence detection technique could be potentially used in nonmedical settings or public locations as a first estimate of risk.
The Raman instrument enables functional identification, sorting, and sequencing of individual cells in a label-free manner.
Near-infrared spectroscopy enables enhanced detection of cartilage injuries due to osteoarthritis.
Researchers recently evaluated the accuracy of spectroscopy technology to monitor blood glucose levels.
Alfano's career has been defined by his pioneering work in biophotonics.
A noninvasive, label-free technique, stimulated Raman scattering (SRS), is enabling important discoveries and tools.
The approach combines near-infrared spectroscopy and intravascular ultrasound.