Journal of Biophotonics

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Editor: Jürgen Popp

Impact Factor: 3.818

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 10/90 (Optics); 16/77 (BIOCHEMICAL RESEARCH METHODS); 16/72 (Biophysics)

Online ISSN: 1864-0648

Associated Title(s): Laser & Photonics Reviews

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Joint Virtual Issue from Journal of Biophotonics and Cytometry Part A

Edited byJournal of Biophotonics Editor-in-Chief Juergen Popp and Cytometry Part A Editor-in-Chief Attila Tarnok

Light-based technologies promote sustainable development and provide solutions to global challenges in energy, education, agriculture and health. The collection of articles in this joint Virtual Issue demonstrates the large potential of light-based/photonic approaches for solving many biomedical challenges, i.e. unmet medical needs.

Read selected articles with free access: The 2015 IYL – Light Science, Biophotonics and Cytometry



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.

Enhancement of optical coherence microscopy in turbid media by an optical parametric amplifier
Youbo Zhao, Haohua Tu, Yuan Liu, Andrew J. Bower and Stephen A. Boppart

Probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy (pCLE) – a new imaging technique for in situ localization of spermatozoa
Matthias Trottmann, Herbert Stepp, Ronald Sroka, Michael Heide, Bernhard Liedl, Sven Reese, Armin J. Becker, Christian G. Stief, Sabine Kölle

Quick analysis of optical spectra to quantify epidermal melanin and papillary dermal blood content of skin
Steven L. Jacques

In vivo blood flow imaging of inflammatory human skin induced by tape stripping using optical microangiography
Hequn Wang, Utku Baran and Ruikang K. Wang

For past Editor’s Choice articles browse the issues of Journal of Biophotonics or click here.


Topical Issues

Editorial Schedule


  • 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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