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Design of an embedded sensor system for measuring laser scattering on blood cells
Author(s): C. Iosifidis; K. Katsaliaki; P. Kollensperger; M. E. Kiziroglou
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, a sensor system architecture for laboratory and in-vivo light scattering studies on blood cells is presented. It aims at correlating Mie scattering to compositional and physiological information of blood cells towards a non-invasive blood-cell counting sensor. An overview of previously reported experimental techniques on light scattering from blood cells is presented. State-of-the-art methods such as differential pulse measurements, vessel pressure optimization identified as promising for enhancing the scattering signal in such measurements. Indicative simulations of Mie scattering by blood cells are presented, illustrating the potential for distinguishing among cells and identifying size distribution. A prototype sensor system based on a 640-660 nm laser light source and a photo diode array is implemented and programmed to obtain mean amplitude and scattering angle measurements.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 May 2017
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 10247, Bio-MEMS and Medical Microdevices III, 102470G (30 May 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2266515
Show Author Affiliations
C. Iosifidis, Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki (Greece)
K. Katsaliaki, International Hellenic Univ. (Greece)
P. Kollensperger, Norwegian Univ. of Science and Technology (Norway)
M. E. Kiziroglou, Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki (Greece)
Imperial College London (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10247:
Bio-MEMS and Medical Microdevices III
Sander van den Driesche; Ioanna Giouroudi; Manuel Delgado-Restituto, Editor(s)

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