Biomedical Applications of Functional Micro-/Nanoimaging Probes

  • Fangfang Yu
  • Shunlong Xu
  • Xianwei Ni
  • Jinmin Ye
  • Yueyue Cheng
  • Pengfei Wang
  • Beibei Wu
  • Chengfang Wang
  • Yanyan Dong
  • Liping Wang
  • Chunchun He
  • Yan YangEmail author
  • Chunpeng Zou
  • Xiangjun Liu
  • Dihua Shangguan
  • Ming Gao
  • Linlin Sun
  • Thomas J. Webster
  • Zhe Liu
Part of the Engineering Materials book series (ENG.MAT.)


As traditional molecular imaging modalities, the nature and physical fundamentals of MRI, US, OI, radionuclide-based PET/SPECT imaging, X-ray, and CT are elucidated in this chapter. The philosophy for the design, fabrication, and application of representative imaging probes are also described. Meanwhile, advanced imaging modalities and hybrid imaging probes for both clinical and basic study uses are also introduced to present a clear understanding to a broad and interdisciplinary readership especially at the frontiers of molecular imaging research.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fangfang Yu
    • 1
  • Shunlong Xu
    • 1
  • Xianwei Ni
    • 1
  • Jinmin Ye
    • 1
  • Yueyue Cheng
    • 1
  • Pengfei Wang
    • 1
  • Beibei Wu
    • 1
  • Chengfang Wang
    • 1
  • Yanyan Dong
    • 1
  • Liping Wang
    • 1
  • Chunchun He
    • 1
  • Yan Yang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Chunpeng Zou
    • 1
  • Xiangjun Liu
    • 2
  • Dihua Shangguan
    • 2
  • Ming Gao
    • 3
  • Linlin Sun
    • 3
  • Thomas J. Webster
    • 3
  • Zhe Liu
    • 4
    • 5
    • 1
    • 6
  1. 1.The Second Affiliated Hospital and Yuying Children’s Hospital of Wenzhou Medical UniversityWenzhouPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Sciences, Key Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry for Living Biosystems, CAS Research/Education Center for Excellence in Molecular Sciences, Institute of ChemistryChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingPeople’s Republic of China
  3. 3.Department of Chemical EngineeringNortheastern University 313 Snell Engineering CenterBostonUSA
  4. 4.Academy of Medical Engineering and Translational MedicineTianjin UniversityTianjinPeople’s Republic of China
  5. 5.Wenzhou Institute of Biomaterials and EngineeringChinese Academy of SciencesWenzhouPeople’s Republic of China
  6. 6.Wenzhou Institute of Biomaterials and EngineeringWenzhou Medical UniversityWenzhouPeople’s Republic of China

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