Biomedical Imaging

  • Emma MacPherson
Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 171)


This chapter builds on the basic principles of THz spectroscopy and explains how they can be applied to biomedical systems as well as the motivation for doing so. Sample preparation techniques and measurement methods for biomedical samples are described in detail. Examples of medical applications investigated hitherto including breast cancer and skin cancer are also presented.


Stratum Corneum Basal Cell Carcinoma Axial Resolution Transmission Geometry Reflection Geometry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Electronic and Computer EngineeringThe Hong Kong University of Science and TechnologyHong KongChina

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