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Application of low-scattering photon correlation spectroscopy for blood monitoring
Author(s): Igor Victorovich Meglinski; Alexander N. Korolevich; Douglas A. Greenhalgh
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Paper Abstract

Extension of the photon correlation spectroscopy (PCS) technique in low scattering regime was employed to the samples of whole blood studied. A few times scattered light from a weak helium-neon laser beam incident on the cuvette with the blood sample was detected by a photo-multiplier, and both temporal intensity autocorrelation functions and power spectra were measured with digital autocorrelator and spectrum analyzer. The potentialities of the qualitative and quantitative determining of the structural characteristics of blood elements are demonstrated. To analyze the blood samples we propose to use the PCS technique extended for the transition regime of scattering from single to multiple. The studies made permits the use of the technique for the in vitro clinical blood testing.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 October 2001
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4432, Diagnostic Optical Spectroscopy in Biomedicine, (31 October 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.447141
Show Author Affiliations
Igor Victorovich Meglinski, Cranfield Univ. (United Kingdom)
Alexander N. Korolevich, Univ. of Minho and Institute of Physics (Belarus) (Belarus)
Douglas A. Greenhalgh, Cranfield Univ. (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4432:
Diagnostic Optical Spectroscopy in Biomedicine
Theodore G. Papazoglou; Georges A. Wagnieres, Editor(s)

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