The recent developments in time-domain diffuse optics that rely on physical concepts (e.g., time-gating and null distance) and advanced photonic components (e.g., vertical cavity source-emitting laser as light sources, single photon avalanche diode, and silicon photomultipliers as detectors, fast-gating circuits, and time-to-digital converters for acquisition) are focused. This study shows how these tools could lead on one hand to compact and wearable time-domain devices for point-of-care diagnostics down to the consumer level and on the other hand to powerful systems with exceptional depth penetration and sensitivity.

New frontiers in time-domain diffuse optics, a review

PIFFERI, ANTONIO GIOVANNI;CONTINI, DAVIDE;DALLA MORA, ALBERTO;FARINA, ANDREA;SPINELLI, LORENZO;TORRICELLI, ALESSANDRO
2016-01-01

Abstract

The recent developments in time-domain diffuse optics that rely on physical concepts (e.g., time-gating and null distance) and advanced photonic components (e.g., vertical cavity source-emitting laser as light sources, single photon avalanche diode, and silicon photomultipliers as detectors, fast-gating circuits, and time-to-digital converters for acquisition) are focused. This study shows how these tools could lead on one hand to compact and wearable time-domain devices for point-of-care diagnostics down to the consumer level and on the other hand to powerful systems with exceptional depth penetration and sensitivity.
absorption; biomedical optics; photonics; picosecond phenomena; reflectance; scattering; Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials; Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics; Biomaterials; Biomedical Engineering
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