2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    May 25, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOM 6640 - Biomedical Optics

Prerequisite: biomedical engineering graduate standing or consent of the instructor. This is an interdisciplinary course discussing the application of optical methods for diagnostic, detection and manipulation of cells and tissues. This course is divided into three parts. In the first part, introduction to lasers and current laser technology, interaction of light with cells and tissues, and optical spectroscopy will be covered. The second part discusses various optical probing techniques in medical diagnosis including bio-imaging with optical microscope and tomography, Raman spectroscopy, and microarray and nanotechnology. The third part includes topics in photodynamic therapy, tissue engineering with light, and laser tweezers. 3 credits.