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LED-based light source for photodynamic inactivation of leukemia cells in vitro
Author(s): Zivile Luksiene; Juozas Astrauskas; Iyad Kabbara
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Paper Abstract

PDT has been a common treatment modality for cancer in the recent years. Compact non-coherent diode based light source has been investigated for their compatibility as a light source for treatments in vitro. The light emitting diode (LED) emitted a peak wave length of 400nm with a half-band width of 40nm. Cell proliferation as function of the LED exposure time was investigated as test for light source compatibility.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 September 2004
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5610, Laser Florence 2003: A Window on the Laser Medicine World, (10 September 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.584436
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Zivile Luksiene, Vilnius Univ. (Lithuania)
Juozas Astrauskas, Vilnius Gediminas Technical Univ. (Lithuania)
Iyad Kabbara, Vilnius Univ. (Lithuania)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5610:
Laser Florence 2003: A Window on the Laser Medicine World
Leonardo Longo; Alfons G. Hofstetter; Mihail-Lucian Pascu; Wilhelm R. A. Waidelich, Editor(s)

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