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Fundamentals of Biomedical Optics by Caroline Boudoux

Caroline Boudoux, co-founder of Castor Optics, has released her first book, Fundamentals of Biomedical Optics! This comprehensive textbook covers a variety of topics, including elementary optics, light-tissue interactions, and imaging system design and applications. It can serve as the primary resource for upper-level undergraduate or introductory graduate courses on biomedical optics, and also as a reference for researchers in the field. 

Book Summary
Part 1: Tools of Optics

  • Geometrical Optics

  • Wave Optics

  • Interference and Diffraction

  • Coherence

Part 2: Light-Tissue Interactions

  • Absorption and Spectroscopy

  • Radiative Relaxation and Fluorescence

  • Non-Radiative Relaxation

  • Scattering

  • Light Transport in Tissue

Part 3: Imaging Systems

  • Microscopy

  • Confocal Microscopy

  • Nonlinear Microscopy

  • Optical Coherence Tomography

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