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Laser Action in dye-infused biological tissue

Wang, Lihong and Liu, Da and He, Nancy and Jacques, Steven L. and Thomsen, Sharon L. (1996) Laser Action in dye-infused biological tissue. In: Laser-Tissue Interaction and Tissue Optics. Proceedings of SPIE. No.2624. Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) , Bellingham, WA, pp. 2-9. ISBN 9780819419880.

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The narrowing of the spectral linewidth and the increasing of the peak intensity characteristic of laser action was observed in emission spectra of dye-infused biological tissues. The fresh tissue was infused with a solution of Rhodamine 640 perchlorate in ethanol and then excited with frequency-doubled Q-switched Nd:YAG laser pulses. The sharp spectral peaks of laser action in tissues may find applications in detection of superficial disease.

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Additional Information:© 1996 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Thanks to L. Eppich for proofreading the manuscript. N. He, presently a student at Cornell University, thanks the C. B. & F. E. King's Foundation for supporting her summer program in our institution. The project was sponsored in part by The Whitaker Foundation, Air Force Office of Scientific Research grant F49620-93-1-0298DEF, Department of Energy grant DE-FG05-91ER61226, and National Institutes of Health grant R29-HL45045.
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Department of Energy (DOE)DE-FG05-91ER61226
Subject Keywords:Tissue Optics, Laser Action, Fluorescence, Amplification of Spontaneous Emission, Turbid Media
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Issue or Number:2624
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Official Citation:Lihong V. Wang, Da Liu, Nancy He, Steven L. Jacques, Sharon L. Thomsen, "Laser Action in dye-infused biological tissue," Proc. SPIE 2624, Laser-Tissue Interaction and Tissue Optics, (10 January 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.229544
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