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Introduction to Biophotonics

Introduction to Biophotonics - 03 edition

Introduction to Biophotonics - 03 edition

ISBN13: 9780471287704

ISBN10: 0471287709

Introduction to Biophotonics by Paras Prasad - ISBN 9780471287704
Edition: 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 2003
International: No
Introduction to Biophotonics by Paras Prasad - ISBN 9780471287704

ISBN13: 9780471287704

ISBN10: 0471287709

Edition: 03

Summary

Paras Prasad's text provides a basic knowledge of a broad range of topics so that individuals in all disciplines can rapidly acquire the minimal necessary background for research and development in biophotonics. Introduction to Biophotonics serves as both a textbook for education and training as well as a reference book that aids research and development of those areas integrating light, photonics, and biological systems. Each chapter contains a topic introduction, a review of key data, and description of future directions for technical innovation. Introduction to Biophotonics covers the basic principles of

  • Optics
  • Optical spectroscopy
  • Microscopy

Each section also includes illustrated examples and review questions to test and advance the reader's knowledge. Sections on biosensors and chemosensors, important tools for combating biological and chemical terrorism, will be of particular interest to professionals in toxicology and other environmental disciplines. Introduction to Biophotonics proves a valuable reference for graduate students and researchers in engineering, chemistry, and the life sciences.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface.
Acknowledgments.
1. Introduction.
2. Fundamentals of Light and Matter.
3. Basics of Biology.
4. Fundamentals of Light-Matter Interactions.
5. Principles of Lasers, Current Laser Technology, and Nonlinear Optics.
6. Photobiology.
7. Bioimaging: Principles and Techniques.
8. Bioimaging: Applications.
9. Optical Biosensors.
10. Microarray Technology for Genomics and Proteomics.
11. Flow Cytometry.
12. Light-Activated Therapy: Photodynamic Therapy.
13. Tissue Engineering with Light.
14. Laser Tweezers and Laser Scissors.
15. Nanotechnology for Biophotonics: Bionanophotonics.
16. Biomaterials for Photonics.
Index.