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Noninvasive monitoring of glucose and other biological compounds with a thermal wave assisted technique
Author(s): Allan Rosencwaig
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Paper Abstract

Combining thermal wave techniques with conventional optical detection methods, such as absorption, reflection, scattering or polarimetry may significantly improve the ability to perform noninvasive monitoring of glucose and other biological compounds. These improvements arise from the attributes of thermal wave technology to spatially localize the measurement to the appropriate region in the tissue or bloodstream, and to substantially reduce other sources of background signal and noise.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 May 2000
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3916, Biomedical Optoacoustics, (19 May 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.386307
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Allan Rosencwaig, Therma-Wave, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3916:
Biomedical Optoacoustics
Alexander A. Oraevsky, Editor(s)

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