Special Issue "Advances in Hyperspectral and Multispectral Optical Spectroscopy and Imaging of Tissue"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 January 2021.
Interests: optical and magnetic resonance biomedical imaging; nonlinear dynamics of the brain
Interests: developing noninvasive optical technologies; time-resolved near-infrared spectroscopy; diffuse correlation spectroscopy; hyperspectral continuous-wave spectroscopy; 4D hyperspectral tomographic techniques; functional tissue imaging; multichannel derivative-spectroscopy
Interests: biological imaging tissues with near-infrared spectroscopy and diffuse tomography; biomedical diagnosis; brain and breast imaging; developing new analytical and statistical models for analyzing photon migrations in biological tissues
Interests: next generation of optical non-invasive systems; functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS); optically measured biomarkers; non-invasive measurement; brain near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS); neuroscience; bomedical imaging
Optical imaging and characterization of tissue has become a huge applied field due to the advantages of the optical analysis methods, which include non-invasiveness, portability, high sensitivity, and high spectral specificity. This research field continues to grow and spread in many different directions due to the development of new light sources and detectors, such as, for example, the supercontinuum and tunable lasers, portable highly sensitive spectrometers, multiwavelength photoacoustic imagers, due to novel methods of data analysis, such as the machine-learning methods of spectral analysis, and due to novel applications, such as the imaging of embryogenesis or monitoring of the cerebral oxygen metabolism.
The purpose of this Special Issue is to provide an overview of recent advances in the methods of tissue imaging and characterization which benefit from using large numbers of optical wavelengths. Potential topics include but are not limited to novel methods and instrument designs, in vivo imaging and monitoring of the human and animal organs and embryos, biomedical optical guidance, detection and characterization of diseases, and molecular imaging.
Prof. Dr. Vladislav Toronov
Prof. Dr. Mamadou Diop
Prof. Dr. Angelo Sassaroli
Prof. Dr. Ilias Tachtsidis
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- Hyperspectral imaging
- Near infrared spectroscopy
- Biological tissue
- Brain imaging
- Oxygen metabolism
- Oxygen saturation
- Supercontinuum laser
- Diffuse reflectance spectroscopy
- Broadband optical spectroscopy of tissue
- Multispectral tissue imaging
- Diffuse optical tomography
- Photoacoustic imaging
- Molecular imaging
- Fluorescence imaging