Quantum cascade lasers in biomedical infrared imaging

Benjamin Bird, Matthew J. Baker

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Technological advances, namely the integration of quantum cascade lasers (QCLs) within an infrared (IR) microscope, are enabling the development of valuable label-free biomedical-imaging tools capable of targeting and detecting salient chemical species within practical clinical timeframes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)557-558
Number of pages2
JournalTrends in Biotechnology
Issue number10
Early online date24 Sept 2015
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2015


  • discrete frequency
  • infrared
  • microscope
  • quantum
  • rapid


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