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Time-of-flight 3D localization of fluorescent inclusions in thick turbid media with ultra-fast TCSPC APDs and electronics
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Paper Abstract

We herein describe a time-of-flight (TOF) technique to localize in 3D the position of a small fluorophore-filled inclusion immersed in a scattering medium. To achieve this, we exploit the arrival time of early excited and fluoresced photons. This is an embodiment of fluorescence diffuse optical tomography (FDOT) which aims to find the position of fluorescent heterogeneities in 3D in thick turbid media non-invasively via optical imaging techniques. In Ref. 4, we gave a short review of previous work on the problem of localizing a fluorescent inclusion via time-resolved measurements. This will not be discussed again here.

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Date Published: 29 October 2007
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6771, Advanced Photon Counting Techniques II, 677107 (29 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.734882
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Vincent Robichaud, Univ. de Sherbrooke (Canada)
Yves Bérubé-Lauzière, Univ. de Sherbrooke (Canada)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6771:
Advanced Photon Counting Techniques II
Wolfgang Becker, Editor(s)

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