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Progress in Optical Science and Photonics

Advanced Optical Methods for Brain Imaging

Editors: Kao, Fu-Jen, Keiser, Gerd, Gogoi, Ankur (Eds.)

  • Compiles topics starting from the basics of neuroscience to the most recent advances in structural and functional brain imaging technologies
  • Presents focused and comprehensive description of the physical principles, instrumentation, and the most recent brain imaging applications using optical methods
  • Addresses the development of novel techniques like adaptive optics, click chemistry reactions, artificial neural networks, and the CLARITY method in the field of brain imaging
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This book highlights the rapidly developing field of advanced optical methods for structural and functional brain imaging. As is known, the brain is the most poorly understood organ of a living body. It is indeed the most complex structure in the known universe and, thus, mapping of the brain has become one of the most exciting frontlines of contemporary research. Starting from the fundamentals of the brain, neurons and synapses, this book presents a streamlined and focused coverage of the core principles, theoretical and experimental approaches, and state-of-the-art applications of most of the currently used imaging methods in brain research. It presents contributions from international leaders on different photonics-based brain imaging modalities and techniques. Included are comprehensive descriptions of many of the technology driven spectacular advances made over the past few years that have allowed novel insights of the structural and functional details of neurons.

The book is targeted at researchers, engineers and scientists who are working in the field of brain imaging, neuroscience and connectomics. Although this book is not intended to serve as a textbook, it will appeal to undergraduate students engaged in the specialization of brain imaging.

About the authors

Fu-Jen Kao is a Professor at Institute of Biophotonics, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan. At present, he is the Vice President of the Association of Asia Pacific Physical Societies. He was also the former Director, Institute of Biophotonics, National Yang-Ming University and former President of the Physics Society of ROC, Taiwan. In addition, he has served as the Chief of Research and Planning, Office of Research Affair, Professor of Institute of Electro-Optical Engineering and Professor of the Department of Physics at National Sun Yat-sen University. He is a fellow of Royal Microscopy Society and SPIE, associate editor of IEEE TBME and reviewer of a number of international research journals. The research laboratory led by him has successfully developed many advanced techniques based on multiphoton microscopy with a wide variety of imaging modalities, including two-photon, OBIC, SHG, THG, CARS, stimulated emission, FLIM/FRET, etc. In addition to championing these developments, he has transferred many of the above techniques to a large number of interested research groups both domestically and internationally. He has authored over 90 SCI Journal Papers, edited two books, and presented his research at over 100 international conferences. He received his Bachelor of Science (BA) in Physics from the National Taiwan University (June, 1983), Master of Science (MA) in Physics from Cornell University (August, 1988) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Physics from Cornell University (August, 1993).

Gerd Keiser is Research Professor at Boston University and Professor and consultant at PhotonicsComm Solutions, a firm specializing in education and consulting for the optical communications and biophotonics industries. Previously he was involved with telecom technologies at Honeywell, GTE, and General Dynamics. His technical achievements at GTE earned him the prestigious Leslie Warner Award. In addition, he has served as Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering at Northeastern University, Boston University, and Tufts University, and was an industrial advisor to the Wentworth Institute of Technology. Formerly he was a chair professor in the Electronics Engineering Department at the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology. He also was a visiting researcher at the Agency for Science, Technology, and Research (A*STAR) in Singapore and at the University of Melbourne, Australia. He is a life fellow of the IEEE, a fellow of OSA and SPIE, an associate editor and reviewer of several technical journals, and the author of five books. He received his B.A. and M.S. degrees in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Wisconsin and a Ph.D. in Physics from Northeastern University. His professional experience and research interests are in the general areas of optical networking and biophotonics.

Ankur Gogoi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics at Jagannath Barooah College, Assam, India and a post doctoral Research Associate at the Institute of Biophotonics, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan. Formerly, he also served as an Assistant  Professor in Physics in The Assam Kaziranga University, Assam, India and Girijananda Chowdhury Institute of Management and Technology – Tezpur, Assam, India. He is a reviewer of several international journals, author of more than a dozen international research publications, editor of one book and member of SPIE, OSA and the Optical Society of India (OSI). During the last 10 years he has been actively involved in optoelectronics, photonics and nanotechnology research, especially in the design and fabrication of laser based light scattering instruments for the characterization of small particulate matter. He completed B.Sc. in Physics from Dibrugarh University, India in 2004 and received M.Sc. and Ph.D. from Tezpur University, India in 2006 and 2012, respectively.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Multiscale and Multimodal Imaging for Connectomics

    Gogoi, Ankur (et al.)

    Pages 3-45

  • Optical Coherence Tomography for Brain Imaging

    Baumann, Bernhard

    Pages 49-68

  • Light-Sheet Microscopy for Whole-Brain Imaging

    Pawłowska, Monika (et al.)

    Pages 69-81

  • The Airyscan Detector: Confocal Microscopy Evolution for the Neurosciences

    Huff, Joseph

    Pages 83-102

  • Recording Ca++ Transients in Neurons by TCSPC FLIM

    Becker, Wolfgang (et al.)

    Pages 103-110

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eBook $139.00
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-9020-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $179.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-10-9019-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Advanced Optical Methods for Brain Imaging
Editors
  • Fu-Jen Kao
  • Gerd Keiser
  • Ankur Gogoi
Series Title
Progress in Optical Science and Photonics
Series Volume
5
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-9020-2
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-9020-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-9019-6
Series ISSN
2363-5096
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 334
Number of Illustrations and Tables
12 b/w illustrations, 101 illustrations in colour
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