University of Oulu

Viktor Dremin, Oleksii Sieryi, Mariia Borovkova, Juha Näpänkangas, Igor Meglinski, and Alexander Bykov "Histological imaging of unstained cancer tissue samples by circularly polarized light ", Proc. SPIE 11919, Translational Biophotonics: Diagnostics and Therapeutics, 119190F (7 December 2021);

Histological imaging of unstained cancer tissue samples by circularly polarized light

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Author: Dremin, Viktor1,2; Sieryi, Oleksii3; Näpänkangas, Juha4;
Organizations: 1College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Aston University, B4 7ET Birmingham, UK
2Research & Development Center of Biomedical Photonics, Orel State University, 302026 Orel, Russia
3Optoelectronics and Measurement Techniques Unit, University of Oulu, 90014 Oulu, Finland
4Department of Pathology, Oulu University Hospital, 90220 Oulu, Finland
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Version: accepted version
Access: embargoed
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Language: English
Published: Optical Society of America, 2021
Publish Date: 2022-11-01


We introduce a high-resolution polarization imaging approach for automatic stand-alone classification of the unstained breast cancer tissue blocks by using K-means cluster analysis of the Stokes vectors projected on the Poincaré sphere.

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ISBN Print: 978-1-943580-95-8
Article number: EM3A.3
DOI: 10.1117/12.2614468
Host publication: European Conferences on Biomedical Optics 2021 (ECBO), 20–24 June 2021, Munich, Germany
Conference: European Conferences on Biomedical Optics
Type of Publication: B3 Article in conference proceedings
Field of Science: 114 Physical sciences
Funding: This work was supported by the Academy of Finland (grants 314369 and 325097), the ATTRACT project funded by the EC under Grant Agreement 777222; and in part by the INFOTECH strategic fund. VD kindly acknowledges personal support from the Russian Science Foundation (project No. 19-79-00082, experimental data processing). Authors acknowledge Northern Finland Biobank Borealis, Oulu, Finland (www.ppshp./biopankki) for providing the breast cancer samples.
Academy of Finland Grant Number: 314369
Detailed Information: 314369 (Academy of Finland Funding decision)
325097 (Academy of Finland Funding decision)
Copyright information: © 2021 The Authors. Published by the Optical Society of America.