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Mariia Borovkova, Mikhail Khodzitsky, Alexey Popov, Alexander Bykov, Igor Meglinski, "Assessment of water content in biological samples by terahertz time-domain spectroscopy", Proc. SPIE 10413, Novel Biophotonics Techniques and Applications IV, 104130R (28 July 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2288244;

Assessment of water content in biological samples by terahertz time-domain spectroscopy

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Author: Borovkova, Mariia1,2; Khodzitsky, Mikhail2; Popov, Alexey1;
Organizations: 1University of Oulu, Optoelectronics and Measurement Techniques Unit, Erkki Koiso-Kanttilankatu 3, 90570 Oulu, Finland
2ITMO University, Terahertz Biomedicine Laboratory, 3 b Kadetskaya Line, Vasilievskiy Island, 199034 St. Petersburg, Russia
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Language: English
Published: SPIE, 2017
Publish Date: 2018-04-11


The noninvasive measurement of water content in biological samples utilizing the terahertz waves is a promising tool for various biomedical applications. We introduce the method of water concentration measurement in biological samples by terahertz time-domain spectroscopy.

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Series: Progress in biomedical optics and imaging
ISSN: 1605-7422
ISSN-E: 2410-9045
ISSN-L: 1605-7422
ISBN: 978-1-5106-1285-3
ISBN Print: 978-1-5106-1284-6
Volume: 10413
DOI: 10.1117/12.2288244
Host publication: Proceedings Volume 10413, Novel Biophotonics Techniques and Applications IV
Type of Publication: B3 Article in conference pro-ceedings
Field of Science: 114 Physical sciences
Funding: This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 713606 and the Government of Russian Federation, Grant 074-U01.
EU Grant Number: (713606) I4FUTURE - Novel Imaging and Characterisation Methods in Bio, Medical, and Environmental Research and Technology Innovations
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