Real-time monitoring of blood using coherent anti-Stokes Raman spectroscopy

Arthur Dogariu, Alexander Goltsov, Marlan O. Scully

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We demonstrate a real-time method of measuring the vibrational Raman spectrum of whole blood. Using a novel coherent Raman technique, we record the vibrational spectrum of the red blood cells from picoliters in blood in milliseconds. This method will allow real-time in vivo blood monitoring.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number054004
JournalJournal of Biomedical Optics
Issue number5
StatePublished - 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biomaterials


  • Biomedical optics
  • coherent optics
  • laser spectroscopy
  • lasers in medicine
  • raman spectroscopy
  • real-time imaging


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