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Keywords:

  • polypyrrole;
  • optical coherence tomography;
  • contrast agents;
  • cancer imaging
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A near-infrared (NIR) absorbing contrast agent based on polypyrrole nanoparticles is described. Quantitative optical coherence tomography studies on tissue phantoms and Mie scattering calculations indicate their potential application for early-stage cancer diagnosis.