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Noninvasive detection of glucose using Raman spectroscopy
Author(s): Johannes Sake Kanger; Frits F. M. de Mul; Cees Otto
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Paper Abstract

We have investigated the possibilities of applying Raman spectroscopy for the in-vivo determination of blood glucose levels. To this end we measured Raman spectra of glucose dissolved in pure water and in the presence of other analytes such as glycogen and proteins. Secondly, we determined the fluorescence of blood serum for different excitation wavelengths. Since all measurements were done in an absolute way, we were able to predict if the Raman signal level of glucose was high enough to permit the in-vivo determination of the physiological glucose levels in blood.

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Date Published: 15 January 1999
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3570, Biomedical Sensors, Fibers, and Optical Delivery Systems, (15 January 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.336922
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Johannes Sake Kanger, Univ. Twente (Netherlands)
Frits F. M. de Mul, Univ. Twente (Netherlands)
Cees Otto, Univ. Twente (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3570:
Biomedical Sensors, Fibers, and Optical Delivery Systems
Francesco Baldini; Nathan I. Croitoru; Martin Frenz; Ingemar Lundstroem; Mitsunobu Miyagi; Riccardo Pratesi; Otto S. Wolfbeis, Editor(s)

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