Dichroism optical-resolution photoacoustic microscopy

S. Hu, K. Maslov, Ping Yan, Jin Moo Lee, L. V. Wang

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We have developed dichroism optical-resolution photoacoustic microscopy, capable of imaging polarization-dependent optical absorption (i.e., dichroism) with excellent specificity. This technical innovation enriches molecular photoacoustic contrasts and holds particular potential for detecting amyloid-associated neurodegenerative and cardiovascular diseases.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPhotons Plus Ultrasound
Subtitle of host publicationImaging and Sensing 2012
StatePublished - 2012
EventPhotons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2012 - San Francisco, CA, United States
Duration: Jan 22 2012Jan 24 2012

Publication series

NameProgress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE
ISSN (Print)1605-7422


ConferencePhotons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2012
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Francisco, CA


  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Amyloid plaque
  • Optical-resolution photoacoustic microscopy
  • Polarization-dependent optical absorption (dichroism)


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