ISBN: 978-3-540-76779-4 (Print) 978-3-540-76782-4 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXII

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-14

    Light Conversion in Photosynthetic Organisms

  3. Chapter

    Pages 15-28

    Exploiting Photosynthesis for Biofuel Production

  4. Chapter

    Pages 29-46

    In Between Photosynthesis and Photoinhibition: The Fundamental Role of Carotenoids and Carotenoid-Binding Proteins in Photoprotection

  5. Chapter

    Pages 47-69

    Non-Linear Microscopy

  6. Chapter

    Pages 71-86

    Applications of Optical Resonance to Biological Sensing and Imaging: I. Spectral Self-Interference Microscopy

  7. Chapter

    Pages 87-99

    Applications of Optical Resonance to Biological Sensing and Imaging: II. Resonant Cavity Biosensors

  8. Chapter

    Pages 101-126

    Biodetection Using Silicon Photonic Crystal Microcavities

  9. Chapter

    Pages 127-150

    Optical Coherence Tomography with Applications in Cancer Imaging

  10. Chapter

    Pages 151-175

    Coherent Laser Measurement Techniques for Medical Diagnostics

  11. Chapter

    Pages 177-197

    Biomarkers and Luminescent Probes in Quantitative Biology

  12. Chapter

    Pages 199-215

    Fluorescence-Based Optical Biosensors

  13. Chapter

    Pages 217-237

    Optical Biochips

  14. Chapter

    Pages 239-248

    CMOS Single-Photon Systems for Bioimaging Applications

  15. Chapter

    Pages 249-273

    Optical Trapping and Manipulation for Biomedical Applications

  16. Chapter

    Pages 275-299

    Laser Tissue Welding in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Microsurgery

  17. Chapter

    Pages 301-314

    Photobiology of the Skin

  18. Chapter

    Pages 315-334

    Advanced Photodynamic Therapy

  19. Back Matter

    Pages 335-336