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Biomedical terahertz imaging with a quantum cascade laser
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10.1063/1.2194229
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http://aip.metastore.ingenta.com/content/aip/journal/apl/88/15/10.1063/1.2194229

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Image of FIG. 1.
FIG. 1.

Schematic diagram of terahertz imaging system using a quantum cascade laser at .

Image of FIG. 2.
FIG. 2.

Optical (photograph) image (a) and terahertz image (b) of the sample prepared from freshly cut liver, fat, muscle, and tendon. For the terahertz image the lowest transmission is indicated by black and highest transmission by white.

Image of FIG. 3.
FIG. 3.

Optical (white light) image (a) and terahertz image (b) of a brain slice. The sample size is . Terahertz image consists of . For the terahertz images the lowest transmission is indicated by black and highest transmission by white.

Image of FIG. 4.
FIG. 4.

Comparison between healthy liver and metastasis liver through terahertz imaging method. The sample size of the healthy liver slice [(a) and (b)] is and with spacing in terahertz image (b). The sample size of the metastasis liver [(c) and (d)] is and in terahertz image (d). For the terahertz images the lowest transmission is indicated by black and highest transmission by white.

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Table I.

Comparison of absorption coefficient differences between fat tissues and others, and corresponding water content differences.

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Scitation: Biomedical terahertz imaging with a quantum cascade laser
http://aip.metastore.ingenta.com/content/aip/journal/apl/88/15/10.1063/1.2194229
10.1063/1.2194229
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