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Quing Zhu PhD
Title Professor
Institution University of Connecticut
Department Electrical and Computer Engineering
Address Information Technologies Engineering Building, UNIT 2157
371 Fairfield Way
Storrs, CT 06269
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Publications
1. Xu C, Kumavor PD, Alqasemi U, Li H, Xu Y, Zanganeh S, Zhu Q. Indocyanine green enhanced co-registered diffuse optical tomography and photoacoustic tomography. J Biomed Opt. 2013 Dec 1; 18(12):126006.
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2. Zanganeh S, Xu Y, Hamby CV, Backer MV, Backer JM, Zhu Q. Enhanced fluorescence diffuse optical tomography with indocyanine green-encapsulating liposomes targeted to receptors for vascular endothelial growth factor in tumor vasculature. J Biomed Opt. 2013 Dec 1; 18(12):126014.
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3. Abuteen A, Zanganeh S, Akhigbe J, Samankumara LP, Aguirre A, Biswal N, Braune M, Vollertsen A, Röder B, Brückner C, Zhu Q. The evaluation of NIR-absorbing porphyrin derivatives as contrast agents in photoacoustic imaging. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2013 Nov 14; 15(42):18502-9.
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4. Wang T, Yang Y, Alqasemi U, Kumavor PD, Wang X, Sanders M, Brewer M, Zhu Q. Characterization of ovarian tissue based on quantitative analysis of photoacoustic microscopy images. Biomed Opt Express. 2013; 4(12):2763-8.
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5. Zanganeh S, Li H, Kumavor PD, Alqasemi U, Aguirre A, Mohammad I, Stanford C, Smith MB, Zhu Q. Photoacoustic imaging enhanced by indocyanine green-conjugated single-wall carbon nanotubes. J Biomed Opt. 2013 Sep; 18(9):096006.
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6. Wang T, Yang Y, Zhu Q. A three-parameter logistic model to characterize ovarian tissue using polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography. Biomed Opt Express. 2013 May 1; 4(5):772-7.
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7. Kumavor PD, Alqasemi U, Tavakoli B, Li H, Yang Y, Sun X, Warych E, Zhu Q. Co-registered pulse-echo/photoacoustic transvaginal probe for real time imaging of ovarian tissue. J Biophotonics. 2013 Jun; 6(6-7):475-84.
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8. Xu Y, Zanganeh S, Mohammad I, Aguirre A, Wang T, Yang Y, Kuhn L, Smith MB, Zhu Q. Targeting tumor hypoxia with 2-nitroimidazole-indocyanine green dye conjugates. J Biomed Opt. 2013; 18(6):66009.
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9. Tavakoli B, Zhu Q. Two-step reconstruction method using global optimization and conjugate gradient for ultrasound-guided diffuse optical tomography. J Biomed Opt. 2013 Jan; 18(1):16006.
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10. Zhu Q, DeFusco PA, Ricci A, Cronin EB, Hegde PU, Kane M, Tavakoli B, Xu Y, Hart J, Tannenbaum SH. Breast cancer: assessing response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy by using US-guided near-infrared tomography. Radiology. 2013 Feb; 266(2):433-42.
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11. Alqasemi U, Kumavor P, Aguirre A, Zhu Q. Recognition algorithm for assisting ovarian cancer diagnosis from coregistered ultrasound and photoacoustic images: ex vivo study. J Biomed Opt. 2012 Dec; 17(12):126003.
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12. Yang Y, Wang T, Brewer M, Zhu Q. Quantitative analysis of angle-resolved scattering properties of ovarian tissue using optical coherence tomography. J Biomed Opt. 2012 Sep; 17(9):90503-1.
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13. Alqasemi U, Li H, Aguirre A, Zhu Q. FPGA-based reconfigurable processor for ultrafast interlaced ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging. IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 2012 Jul; 59(7):1344-53.
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14. Yang Y, Wang T, Wang X, Sanders M, Brewer M, Zhu Q. Quantitative analysis of estimated scattering coefficient and phase retardation for ovarian tissue characterization. Biomed Opt Express. 2012 Jul 1; 3(7):1548-56.
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15. Xu C, Kumavor PD, Aguirre A, Zhu Q. Investigation of a diffuse optical measurements-assisted quantitative photoacoustic tomographic method in reflection geometry. J Biomed Opt. 2012 Jun; 17(6):061213.
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16. Wang T, Kumavor PD, Zhu Q. Application of laser pulse stretching scheme for efficiently delivering laser energy in photoacoustic imaging. J Biomed Opt. 2012 Jun; 17(6):061218.
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17. Biswal NC, Xu Y, Zhu Q. Imaging tumor oxyhemoglobin and deoxyhemoglobin concentrations with ultrasound-guided diffuse optical tomography. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2011 Oct; 10(5):417-29.
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18. Yang Y, Wang T, Biswal NC, Wang X, Sanders M, Brewer M, Zhu Q. Optical scattering coefficient estimated by optical coherence tomography correlates with collagen content in ovarian tissue. J Biomed Opt. 2011 Sep; 16(9):090504.
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19. Xia J, Guo Z, Maslov K, Aguirre A, Zhu Q, Percival C, Wang LV. Three-dimensional photoacoustic tomography based on the focal-line concept. J Biomed Opt. 2011 Sep; 16(9):090505.
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20. Yang Y, Li X, Wang T, Kumavor PD, Aguirre A, Shung KK, Zhou Q, Sanders M, Brewer M, Zhu Q. Integrated optical coherence tomography, ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging for ovarian tissue characterization. Biomed Opt Express. 2011 Sep 1; 2(9):2551-61.
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21. Chen Y, Otis L, Zhu Q. Polarization memory effect in optical coherence tomography and dental imaging application. J Biomed Opt. 2011 Aug; 16(8):086005.
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22. Xu Y, Xu C, Zhu Q. Clustered targets imaged by optical tomography guided by ultrasound. J Biomed Opt. 2011 Jul; 16(7):076018.
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23. Kumavor PD, Tavakoli B, Donkor E, Zhu Q. Time-gating scheme based on a photodiode for single-photon counting. Opt Lett. 2011 Jul 1; 36(13):2501-3.
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24. Yang Y, Biswal NC, Wang T, Kumavor PD, Karimeddini M, Vento J, Sanders M, Brewer M, Zhu Q. Potential role of a hybrid intraoperative probe based on OCT and positron detection for ovarian cancer detection and characterization. Biomed Opt Express. 2011 Jul 1; 2(7):1918-30.
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25. Biswal NC, Pavlik C, Smith MB, Aguirre A, Xu Y, Zanganeh S, Kuhn LT, Claffey KP, Zhu Q. Imaging tumor hypoxia by near-infrared fluorescence tomography. J Biomed Opt. 2011 Jun; 16(6):066009.
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26. Xu Z, Zhu Q, Wang LV. In vivo photoacoustic tomography of mouse cerebral edema induced by cold injury. J Biomed Opt. 2011 Jun; 16(6):066020.
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27. Tavakoli B, Zhu Q. Depth-correction algorithm that improves optical quantification of large breast lesions imaged by diffuse optical tomography. J Biomed Opt. 2011 May; 16(5):056002.
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28. Kumavor PD, Xu C, Aguirre A, Gamelin J, Ardeshirpour Y, Tavakoli B, Zanganeh S, Alqasemi U, Yang Y, Zhu Q. Target detection and quantification using a hybrid hand-held diffuse optical tomography and photoacoustic tomography system. J Biomed Opt. 2011 Apr; 16(4):046010.
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29. Ardeshirpour Y, Biswal N, Aguirre A, Zhu Q. Artifact reduction method in ultrasound-guided diffuse optical tomography using exogenous contrast agents. J Biomed Opt. 2011 Apr; 16(4):046015.
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30. Gamelin JK, Aguirre A, Zhu Q. Fast, limited-data photoacoustic imaging for multiplexed systems using a frequency-domain estimation technique. Med Phys. 2011 Mar; 38(3):1503-18.
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31. Aguirre A, Ardeshirpour Y, Sanders MM, Brewer M, Zhu Q. Potential role of coregistered photoacoustic and ultrasound imaging in ovarian cancer detection and characterization. Transl Oncol. 2011; 4(1):29-37.
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32. Xu Y, Zhu Q. Imaging heterogeneous absorption distribution of advanced breast cancer by optical tomography. J Biomed Opt. 2010 Nov-Dec; 15(6):066007.
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33. Ardeshirpour Y, Zhu Q. Optical tomography method that accounts for tilted chest wall in breast imaging. J Biomed Opt. 2010 Jul-Aug; 15(4):041515.
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34. Tavakoli B, Kumavor PD, Aguirre A, Zhu Q. Effect of ultrasound transducer face reflectivity on the light fluence inside a turbid medium in photoacoustic imaging. J Biomed Opt. 2010 Jul-Aug; 15(4):046003.
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35. Zhu Q, Hegde PU, Ricci A, Kane M, Cronin EB, Ardeshirpour Y, Xu C, Aguirre A, Kurtzman SH, Deckers PJ, Tannenbaum SH. Early-stage invasive breast cancers: potential role of optical tomography with US localization in assisting diagnosis. Radiology. 2010 Aug; 256(2):367-78.
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36. Xu C, Zhu Q. Light shadowing effect of large breast lesions imaged by optical tomography in reflection geometry. J Biomed Opt. 2010 May-Jun; 15(3):036003.
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37. Li C, Aguirre A, Gamelin J, Maurudis A, Zhu Q, Wang LV. Real-time photoacoustic tomography of cortical hemodynamics in small animals. J Biomed Opt. 2010 Jan-Feb; 15(1):010509.
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38. Biswal NC, Gamelin JK, Yuan B, Backer MV, Backer JM, Zhu Q. Fluorescence imaging of vascular endothelial growth factor in tumors for mice embedded in a turbid medium. J Biomed Opt. 2010 Jan-Feb; 15(1):016012.
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39. Yang X, Maurudis A, Gamelin J, Aguirre A, Zhu Q, Wang LV. Photoacoustic tomography of small animal brain with a curved array transducer. J Biomed Opt. 2009 Sep-Oct; 14(5):054007.
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40. Aguirre A, Guo P, Gamelin J, Yan S, Sanders MM, Brewer M, Zhu Q. Coregistered three-dimensional ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging system for ovarian tissue characterization. J Biomed Opt. 2009 Sep-Oct; 14(5):054014.
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41. Ardeshirpour Y, Huang M, Zhu Q. Effect of the chest wall on breast lesion reconstruction. J Biomed Opt. 2009 Jul-Aug; 14(4):044005.
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42. Gamelin J, Maurudis A, Aguirre A, Huang F, Guo P, Wang LV, Zhu Q. A real-time photoacoustic tomography system for small animals. Opt Express. 2009 Jun 22; 17(13):10489-98.
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43. Gamelin J, Yang Y, Biswal N, Chen Y, Yan S, Zhang X, Karemeddini M, Brewer M, Zhu Q. A prototype hybrid intraoperative probe for ovarian cancer detection. Opt Express. 2009 Apr 27; 17(9):7245-58.
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44. Xu C, Das M, Ardeshirpour Y, Zhu Q. Image reconstruction method for a two-layer tissue structure accounts for chest-wall effects in breast imaging. J Biomed Opt. 2008 Nov-Dec; 13(6):064029.
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45. Zhu Q, Tannenbaum S, Hegde P, Kane M, Xu C, Kurtzman SH. Noninvasive monitoring of breast cancer during neoadjuvant chemotherapy using optical tomography with ultrasound localization. Neoplasia. 2008 Oct; 10(10):1028-40.
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46. Xu C, Yuan B, Zhu Q. Optimal probe design for breast imaging using near-infrared diffused light. J Biomed Opt. 2008 Jul-Aug; 13(4):044002.
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47. Gamelin J, Aguirre A, Maurudis A, Huang F, Castillo D, Wang LV, Zhu Q. Curved array photoacoustic tomographic system for small animal imaging. J Biomed Opt. 2008 Mar-Apr; 13(2):024007.
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48. Jiang Z, Zhu Q, Piao D. Minimization of geometric-beam broadening in a grating-based time-domain delay line for optical coherence tomography application. J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis. 2007 Dec; 24(12):3808-18.
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49. Zhu Q, Tannenbaum S, Kurtzman SH. Optical tomography with ultrasound localization for breast cancer diagnosis and treatment monitoring. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2007 Apr; 16(2):307-21.
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50. Chen Y, Willett P, Zhu Q. Frequency tracking in optical Doppler tomography using an adaptive notch filter. J Biomed Opt. 2007 Jan-Feb; 12(1):014018.
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51. Yuan B, Zhu Q. Separately reconstructing the structural and functional parameters of a fluorescent inclusion embedded in a turbid medium. Opt Express. 2006 Aug 7; 14(16):7172-87.
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52. Zhu Q, Xu C, Guo P, Aguirre A, Yuan B, Huang F, Castilo D, Gamelin J, Tannenbaum S, Kane M, Hegde P, Kurtzman S. Optimal probing of optical contrast of breast lesions of different size located at different depths by US localization. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2006 Aug; 5(4):365-80.
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53. Das M, Xu C, Zhu Q. Analytical solution for light propagation in a two-layer tissue structure with a tilted interface for breast imaging. Appl Opt. 2006 Jul 10; 45(20):5027-36.
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54. Zhu Q, Cronin EB, Currier AA, Vine HS, Huang M, Chen N, Xu C. Benign versus malignant breast masses: optical differentiation with US-guided optical imaging reconstruction. Radiology. 2005 Oct; 237(1):57-66.
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55. Xu C, Zhu Q. Estimation of chest-wall-induced diffused wave distortion with the assistance of ultrasound. Appl Opt. 2005 Jul 10; 44(20):4255-64.
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56. Piao D, Sadeghi MM, Zhang J, Chen Y, Sinusas AJ, Zhu Q. Hybrid positron detection and optical coherence tomography system: design, calibration, and experimental validation with rabbit atherosclerotic models. J Biomed Opt. 2005 Jul-Aug; 10(4):44010.
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57. Zhu Q. Optical tomography with ultrasound localization: initial clinical results and technical challenges. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2005 Jun; 4(3):235-44.
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58. Chen Y, Otis L, Piao D, Zhu Q. Characterization of dentin, enamel, and carious lesions by a polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography system. Appl Opt. 2005 Apr 10; 44(11):2041-8.
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59. Zhu Q, Kurtzma SH, Hegde P, Tannenbaum S, Kane M, Huang M, Chen NG, Jagjivan B, Zarfos K. Utilizing optical tomography with ultrasound localization to image heterogeneous hemoglobin distribution in large breast cancers. Neoplasia. 2005 Mar; 7(3):263-70.
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60. Piao D, Zhu Q. Direct bidirectional angle-insensitive imaging of the flow signal intensity in Doppler optical coherence tomography. Appl Opt. 2005 Jan 20; 44(3):348-57.
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61. Otis LL, Piao D, Gibson CW, Zhu Q. Quantifying labial blood flow using optical Doppler tomography. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2004 Aug; 98(2):189-94.
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62. Yan S, Piao D, Chen Y, Zhu Q. Digital signal processor-based real-time optical Doppler tomography system. J Biomed Opt. 2004 May-Jun; 9(3):454-63.
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63. Yuan B, Chen N, Zhu Q. Emission and absorption properties of indocyanine green in Intralipid solution. J Biomed Opt. 2004 May-Jun; 9(3):497-503.
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64. Chen NG, Huang M, Xia H, Piao D, Cronin E, Zhu Q. Portable near-infrared diffusive light imager for breast cancer detection. J Biomed Opt. 2004 May-Jun; 9(3):504-10.
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65. Huang M, Zhu Q. Dual-mesh optical tomography reconstruction method with a depth correction that uses a priori ultrasound information. Appl Opt. 2004 Mar 10; 43(8):1654-62.
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66. Chen N, Zhu Q. Time-resolved diffusive optical imaging using pseudo-random bit sequences. Opt Express. 2003 Dec 15; 11(25):3445-54.
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67. Zhu Q, Piao D, Sadeghi MM, Sinusas AJ. Simultaneous optical coherence tomography imaging and beta particle detection. Opt Lett. 2003 Sep 15; 28(18):1704-6.
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68. Zhu Q, Huang M, Chen N, Zarfos K, Jagjivan B, Kane M, Hedge P, Kurtzman SH. Ultrasound-guided optical tomographic imaging of malignant and benign breast lesions: initial clinical results of 19 cases. Neoplasia. 2003 Sep-Oct; 5(5):379-88.
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69. Piao D, Zhu Q. Quantifying Doppler angle and mapping flow velocity by a combination of Doppler-shift and Doppler-bandwidth measurements in optical Doppler tomography. Appl Opt. 2003 Sep 1; 42(25):5158-66.
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70. Huang M, Xie T, Chen NG, Zhu Q. Simultaneous reconstruction of absorption and scattering maps with ultrasound localization: feasibility study using transmission geometry. Appl Opt. 2003 Jul 1; 42(19):4102-14.
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71. Piao D, Otis LL, Zhu Q. Doppler angle and flow velocity mapping by combined Doppler shift and Doppler bandwidth measurements in optical Doppler tomography. Opt Lett. 2003 Jul 1; 28(13):1120-2.
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72. Zhu Q, Chen N, Kurtzman SH. Imaging tumor angiogenesis by use of combined near-infrared diffusive light and ultrasound. Opt Lett. 2003 Mar 1; 28(5):337-9.
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73. Piao D, Otis LL, Dutta NK, Zhu Q. Quantitative assessment of flow velocity-estimation algorithms for optical Doppler tomography imaging. Appl Opt. 2002 Oct 10; 41(29):6118-27.
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74. Chen NG, Zhu Q. Rotary mirror array for high-speed optical coherence tomography. Opt Lett. 2002 Apr 15; 27(8):607-9.
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75. Chen NG, Zhu Q. Characterization of small absorbers inside turbid media. Opt Lett. 2002 Feb 15; 27(4):252-4.
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76. Chen NG, Zhu Q. Time-resolved optical measurements with spread spectrum excitation. Opt Lett. 2002; 27(20):1806-8.
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