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Journal of Biomedical Optics

Laser speckle contrast analysis (LASCA): a nonscanning, full-field technique for monitoring capillary blood flow
Author(s): J. David Briers; Sian Webster
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Paper Abstract

A new noninvasive technique for monitoring capillary blood flow has been developed. Based on the phenomenon of time-varying laser speckle, it is a digital version of single-exposure speckle photography. It provides a velocity map of the area of interest in real time without the need for scanning. The results of some initial experiments on volunteers are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1996
PDF: 6 pages
J. Biomed. Opt. 1(2) doi: 10.1117/12.231359
Published in: Journal of Biomedical Optics Volume 1, Issue 2
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J. David Briers, Kingston Univ. (United Kingdom)
Sian Webster, Kingston Univ. (United Kingdom)


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