Journal of Biophotonics

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Editor: Jürgen Popp

Impact Factor: 4.328

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 10/92 (Optics); 12/77 (BIOCHEMICAL RESEARCH METHODS); 15/72 (Biophysics)

Online ISSN: 1864-0648

Associated Title(s): Laser & Photonics Reviews

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The Editor′s Choice category was established to call the attention of our readers to particularly timely and interesting work. Articles enjoy free online access.

Simplifying the assessment of human breast cancer by mapping a micro-scale heterogeneity index in optical coherence elastography
Lixin Chin, Bruce Latham, Christobel M. Saunders, David D. Sampson and Brendan F. Kennedy

Removal of naturally grown human biofilm with an atmospheric pressure plasma jet: An in-vitro study
Lukasz Jablonowski, Katja Fricke, Rutger Matthes, Birte Holtfreter, Rabea Schlüter, Thomas von Woedtke, Klaus-Dieter Weltmann and Thomas Kocher
Hequn Wang, Utku Baran and Ruikang K. Wang

In-vivo multispectral video endoscopy towards in-vivo hyperspectral video endoscopy
Martin Hohmann, R. Kanawade, F. Klämpfl, A. Douplik, J. Mudter, M. F. Neurath and H. Albrech

Quantitative IR microscopy and spectromics open the way to 3D digital pathology
Vladimir Bobroff, Hsiang-Hsin Chen, Maylis Delugin, Sophie Javerzat and Cyril Petibois

Applications of genetically encoded photosensitizer miniSOG: from correlative light electron microscopy to immunophotosensitizing
Ekaterina A. Souslova, Kristina E. Mironova and Sergey M. Deyev

Non-invasive optical assessment of viscosity of middle ear effusions in otitis media
Guillermo L. Monroy, Paritosh Pande, Ryan L. Shelton, Ryan M. Nolan, Darold R. Spillman Jr., Ryan G. Porter, Michael A. Novak and Stephen A. Boppart

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  • Photonics meets Lymphatics
    Guest Editors:
    Ekaterina I. Galanzha (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, UAMS);
    Vladimir P. Zharov (Arkansas Nanomedicine Center, UAMS, and Clinical Departments of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery and Radiology at UAMS)
    Valery V. Tuchin (Optics and Biophotonics, Saratov National Research State University, Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Biophotonics at National Research Tomsk State University, and Laboratory of Laser Diagnostics of Technical and Living Systems, Institute of Precision Mechanics and Control of the RAS, Russia)

  • In-vivo Optical Imaging / Intravital Microscopy
    Guest Editors:
    Elizabeth M.C. Hillman (Columbia University, USA);
    Laura Marcu (UC Davis, USA)

  • Tissue Ablation and Laser Surgery
    Guest Editors:
    Michael Schmidt (FAU Erlangen, Germany); Stefan Nolte (Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany)


For more previous Topical Issues please see the Editorial Schedule.

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