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Enhanced sonoluminescence of tissues
Author(s): Yonghong He; Da Xing; Yong Yao; Yonghong Tang; Shici Tan; Ken-ichi Ueda
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, biological sonoluminescence (SL) of different tissues was investigated for the first time. Tissue samples (muscle, liver and fat) were prepared and put into a column- shaped ultrasound field. A photomultiplier tube and a back- illuminated cooled CCD were used to detect the SL signal. In the experiments, FCLA (Fluoresceinyl Cypridina Luminescent Analog) was used to enhance SL. With the chemiluminescence technique, we suggest that the biological SL mainly come from the free radicals produced by the ultrasound cavitation, which is different from the mechanism of the SL in aqueous solutions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 October 2000
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4224, Biomedical Photonics and Optoelectronic Imaging, (11 October 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.403982
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Yonghong He, South China Normal Univ. (China)
Da Xing, South China Normal Univ. (China)
Yong Yao, South China Normal Univ. (China)
Yonghong Tang, South China Normal Univ. (China)
Shici Tan, South China Normal Univ. (China)
Ken-ichi Ueda, Univ. of Electro-Communications (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4224:
Biomedical Photonics and Optoelectronic Imaging
Hong Liu; Qingming Luo, Editor(s)

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