9. Nanoplatforms for Raman Molecular Imaging in Biological Systems

  1. Xiaoyuan Chen2,3
  1. Zhuang Liu

Published Online: 25 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470767047.ch9

Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging

Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging

How to Cite

Liu, Z. (2011) Nanoplatforms for Raman Molecular Imaging in Biological Systems, in Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging (ed X. Chen), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470767047.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford and Bio-X Program, Department of Radiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA

  2. 3

    Laboratory for Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Author Information

  1. Institute of Functional Nano & Soft Materials, Soochow University, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470521151

Online ISBN: 9780470767047



  • Raman molecular imaging in biological systems and nanoplatforms;
  • Raman scattering, in contrast, the final state - different vibration levels from the initial state, shift of wavelength in scattered photons;
  • Raman imaging, advantages over fluorescence imaging - sharp spectral signatures imparting to Raman imaging, a higher imaging multiplicity compared with fluorescence imaging


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Raman Scattering

  • Resonance Raman Scattering of SWNTs for In Vitro and In Vivo Molecular Imaging

  • Nanoplatforms for Sers Raman Imaging

  • Conclusion and Perspectives

  • References