Second-harmonic generation from biological tissues : effect of excitation wavelength

Deng, Xiaoyuan, Williams, Elizabeth D., Thompson, Erik W., Gan, X., & Gu, Min (2002) Second-harmonic generation from biological tissues : effect of excitation wavelength. Scanning, 24(4), pp. 175-178.

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Abstract

We report on the measurement of second-harmonic signals from hyperplastic parenchyma and stroma in malignant human prostate tissue under femtosecond pulsed illumination in the wavelength range from 730 to 870 nm. In particular, the relationship of the second-harmonic generation to the excitation wavelength is measured. The result in these two regions behaves considerably differently and thus provides a possible indicator for identifying tissue components and malignancy.

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ID Code: 72649
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: Cited By (since 1996):15
Export Date: 6 May 2014
Source: Scopus
PubMed ID: 12166804
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Keywords: Malignant human prostate tiessue, Near infrared femtosecond pulsed laser, Spectroscopy
ISSN: 1932-8745
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Deposited On: 06 Jun 2014 00:58
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2014 00:58

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