Scope

The APBP`15 covers all areas of optics and photonics in biology and medicine.

1. Optical Microscopy and Nanoscopy

  • – super-resolution optical imaging
  • – multiphoton microscopy
  • – SHG, THG, CARS, SRS, FWM microscopies
  • – nonlinear optical microscopy
  • – endscopic microscopy
  • – optical trapping, manipulation and tweezers
  • – novel techniques in microscopy and nanoscopy
  • – application to cell biology

2. Novel Spectroscopy and Molecular Probes

  • – quantum dots
  • – nanoparticles
  • – Raman scattering
  • – single molecule technique
  • – molecular and functional imaging

3. Optical Coherence Imaging

  • – optical coherence tomography (OCT) – theory and modeling
  • – OCT technology development
  • – light sources and MEMS probes
  • – image processing and segmentation
  • – speckle analysis and reduction
  • – biomedical and clinical applications of OCT

4. Photoacoustic Methods

  • – photoacoustic theory and modeling
  • – photoacoustic imaging and tomography
  • – functional photoacoustic imaging
  • – clinical applications of photoacoustic techiniques

5. Diffuse Spectroscopy and Imaging

  • – photon migration – theory and modeling
  • – diffuse optical spectroscopy
  • – multi-spectral imaging
  • – speckle imaging
  • – diffuse optical tomography and diffuse fluorescence tomography
  • – functional imaging techniques in neuroscience
  • – novel instrumentation and applications

6. Photo Therapeutics and Laser Tissue/Cell Interactions

  • – modeling of laser-tissue/cell interactions
  • – cellular micro- and nano-effects of laser radiation
  • – tissue ablation
  • – low-level laser therapy
  • – photodynamic therapy
  • – minimally invasive laser surgery
  • – fluorescence guided procedures
  • – preclinical and clinical studies

7. Novel Biophotonics Techniques and Applications

  • – optical devices for biophotonics
  • – Multimodal techniques
  • – integration of diagnostic and therapeutic photomedicine
  • – hybrid approaches in photomedicine
  • – holography and micro-holography
  • – Biomimetics
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