Light Used in FDAP and PDT

  • Clemens Fritsch
  • Thomas Ruzicka


The absorption spectrum of porphyrins exhibits a maximum in the Soret band ranging from 360 to 400 nm, followed by 4 smaller peaks between 500 and 635 nm (Q-bands) (Fig. 24) (Soret, 1883).


Absorption Spectrum Blue Light Photodynamic Therapy Basal Cell Carcinoma Soret Band 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Clemens Fritsch
    • 1
  • Thomas Ruzicka
    • 2
  1. 1.Privatpraxis für Dermatologie, Allergologie and VenerologieDüsseldorfGermany
  2. 2.HautklinikUniversität DüsseldorfGermany

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