Kirilin, B. N. and Khlebcov , V. A. and Kamenskiy, I. V. and Balalaeva, A. M. and Sergeev, E. V. and Zagaynova, M. V. and Shirmanova, A. G. and Orlova, A. G. (2007) Study of gold nanoparticles contrasting features for optical coherence tomography. Nanotechnologies in Russia, Volume 2 (7-8). pp. 135-143.
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The possibility of using gold nanoparticles in colloidal solution as agents enhancing the contrast of biotissue images obtained by means of optical coherence tomography (OCT) is investigated. The study includes Monte-Carlo simulation of OCT images of model biotissues with gold nanoparticles and experimental assessment of the influence of gold nanoshells on the OCT images of agar biotissue phantoms and animal skin in vivo. Results of the experiments on biotissue phantoms and animal skin qualitatively repeat the contrasting effects of structural features of studied objects observed in numerical simulation. It is demonstrated that nanoparticles may be effectively used as a contrasting agent for OCT.
|Subjects:||Physical Science > Photonics|
|Deposited By:||Prof. Alexey Ivanov|
|Deposited On:||19 Dec 2008 13:13|
|Last Modified:||12 Feb 2009 14:07|
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