Biophotonics pp 259-290 | Cite as

Spectroscopic Methodologies

  • Gerd KeiserEmail author
Part of the Graduate Texts in Physics book series (GTP)


Numerous viable optical spectroscopic methodologies are being implemented in biophotonics. Each spectroscopic discipline is progressively adopting more sophisticated photonics and optical fiber-based systems for delivering probing light to a tissue analysis site, for collecting light emitted from a specimen, and for returning this light to photodetection, recording, and analysis instruments. A key technological advance of spectroscopic methodologies is for rapid, accurate, and noninvasive in vivo detection and diagnosis of various health conditions. Examples of spectroscopic techniques used in biophotonics include fluorescence spectroscopy, fluorescent correlation spectroscopy, elastic scattering spectroscopy, diffuse correlation spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy, surface-enhanced Raman scattering spectroscopy, coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering spectroscopy, stimulated Raman scattering spectroscopy, photon correlation spectroscopy, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, and Brillouin scattering spectroscopy.


Raman Spectroscopy Fluorescence Lifetime Correlation Spectroscopy Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringBoston UniversityNewtonUSA

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