Ruikang K Wang

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Affiliation: Cranfield University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A practical approach to eliminate autocorrelation artefacts for volume-rate spectral domain optical coherence tomography
    Ruikang K Wang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Oregon Health and Science University, Beaverton, OR 97006, USA
    Phys Med Biol 51:3231-9. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Signal degradation by multiple scattering in optical coherence tomography of dense tissue: a Monte Carlo study towards optical clearing of biotissues
    Ruikang K Wang
    Institute of BioScience and Technology, Cranfield University at Silsoe, Bedfordshire, UK
    Phys Med Biol 47:2281-99. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Synergistic effect of hyperosmotic agents of dimethyl sulfoxide and glycerol on optical clearing of gastric tissue studied with near infrared spectroscopy
    Xiangqun Xu
    Biophotonics Laboratory, Institute of BioScience and Technology, Cranfield University at Silsoe, Bedfordshire MK45 4DT, UK
    Phys Med Biol 49:457-68. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Improvement of low-level light imaging performance using optical clearing method
    Yonghong He
    Biophotonics Laboratory, Institute of BioScience and Technology, Cranfield University at Silsoe, Bedfordshire, MK45 4DT, UK
    Biosens Bioelectron 20:460-7. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparing the synergistic effects of oleic acid and dimethyl sulfoxide as vehicles for optical clearing of skin tissue in vitro
    Jingying Jiang
    Institute of BioScience and Technology, Cranfield University at Silsoe, Bedfordshire, MK45 4DT, UK
    Phys Med Biol 49:5283-94. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Doppler optical coherence imaging of converging flow
    Sergey G Proskurin
    Biophotonics Laboratory, Institute of BioScience and Technology, Cranfield University, Silsoe, Bedfordshire MK45 4DT, UK
    Phys Med Biol 49:1265-76. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Theoretical model of optical coherence tomography for system optimization and characterization
    Yinqi Feng
    Institute of BioScience and Technology, Cranfield University, Silsoe, Bedfordshire MK45 4DT, UK
    J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis 20:1792-803. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Dynamic optical clearing effect of tissue impregnated with hyperosmotic agents and studied with optical coherence tomography
    Yonghong He
    Institute of BioScience and Technology, Cranfield Biomedical Centre, Cranfield University at Silsoe, Bedfordshire MK45 4DT, United Kingdom
    J Biomed Opt 9:200-6. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Enhanced sensitivity and spatial resolution for in vivo imaging with low-level light-emitting probes by use of biocompatible chemical agents
    Yonghong He
    Biophotonics Laboratory, Institute of BioScience and Technology, Cranfield University at Silsoe, Silsoe, Bedfordshire MK45 4DT, UK
    Opt Lett 28:2076-8. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Imaging of non-parabolic velocity profiles in converging flow with optical coherence tomography
    Sergey G Proskurin
    Biophotonics Laboratory, Institute of BioScience and Technology, Cranfield University, Silsoe, Bedfordshire MK45 4DT, UK
    Phys Med Biol 48:2907-18. 2003

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  1. ncbi request reprint A practical approach to eliminate autocorrelation artefacts for volume-rate spectral domain optical coherence tomography
    Ruikang K Wang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Oregon Health and Science University, Beaverton, OR 97006, USA
    Phys Med Biol 51:3231-9. 2006
    ..This is updated continuously frame by frame. The method is tested on a volume-rate (C-mode) SOCT system to image the human fingertip in vivo with a volume rate at 8 s...
  2. ncbi request reprint Signal degradation by multiple scattering in optical coherence tomography of dense tissue: a Monte Carlo study towards optical clearing of biotissues
    Ruikang K Wang
    Institute of BioScience and Technology, Cranfield University at Silsoe, Bedfordshire, UK
    Phys Med Biol 47:2281-99. 2002
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  3. ncbi request reprint Synergistic effect of hyperosmotic agents of dimethyl sulfoxide and glycerol on optical clearing of gastric tissue studied with near infrared spectroscopy
    Xiangqun Xu
    Biophotonics Laboratory, Institute of BioScience and Technology, Cranfield University at Silsoe, Bedfordshire MK45 4DT, UK
    Phys Med Biol 49:457-68. 2004
    ..In other words, the clearing effect of glycerol is enhanced by adding DMSO into it. It is suggested that membrane penetration and carrier effect of DMSO probably accounts for this synergistic effect...
  4. ncbi request reprint Improvement of low-level light imaging performance using optical clearing method
    Yonghong He
    Biophotonics Laboratory, Institute of BioScience and Technology, Cranfield University at Silsoe, Bedfordshire, MK45 4DT, UK
    Biosens Bioelectron 20:460-7. 2004
    ..This method could have potential applications for the in vivo low-level light imaging techniques...
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparing the synergistic effects of oleic acid and dimethyl sulfoxide as vehicles for optical clearing of skin tissue in vitro
    Jingying Jiang
    Institute of BioScience and Technology, Cranfield University at Silsoe, Bedfordshire, MK45 4DT, UK
    Phys Med Biol 49:5283-94. 2004
    ..Therefore, in terms of optical application and clinic safety, the results presented reveal that oleic acid could be an optimal choice as an enhancer for optical clearing of skin tissue...
  6. ncbi request reprint Doppler optical coherence imaging of converging flow
    Sergey G Proskurin
    Biophotonics Laboratory, Institute of BioScience and Technology, Cranfield University, Silsoe, Bedfordshire MK45 4DT, UK
    Phys Med Biol 49:1265-76. 2004
    ..Concave, blunted, parabolic and triangular profiles are obtained at different distances after the entry. Application of the technique to the study of blood circulation is discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Theoretical model of optical coherence tomography for system optimization and characterization
    Yinqi Feng
    Institute of BioScience and Technology, Cranfield University, Silsoe, Bedfordshire MK45 4DT, UK
    J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis 20:1792-803. 2003
    ..Experiments on tissue phantoms were carried out to verify the validity of this model...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dynamic optical clearing effect of tissue impregnated with hyperosmotic agents and studied with optical coherence tomography
    Yonghong He
    Institute of BioScience and Technology, Cranfield Biomedical Centre, Cranfield University at Silsoe, Bedfordshire MK45 4DT, United Kingdom
    J Biomed Opt 9:200-6. 2004
    ..The first stage of diffusion is from the top tissue to the intercellular space, and the second is into the cell matrix. During the first stage, the imaging contrast could be improved by dehydration...
  9. ncbi request reprint Enhanced sensitivity and spatial resolution for in vivo imaging with low-level light-emitting probes by use of biocompatible chemical agents
    Yonghong He
    Biophotonics Laboratory, Institute of BioScience and Technology, Cranfield University at Silsoe, Silsoe, Bedfordshire MK45 4DT, UK
    Opt Lett 28:2076-8. 2003
    ..The spatial resolution correspondingly increases approximately threefold...
  10. ncbi request reprint Imaging of non-parabolic velocity profiles in converging flow with optical coherence tomography
    Sergey G Proskurin
    Biophotonics Laboratory, Institute of BioScience and Technology, Cranfield University, Silsoe, Bedfordshire MK45 4DT, UK
    Phys Med Biol 48:2907-18. 2003
    ..Stable concave, blunted and parabolic profiles are obtained at different distances of the inlet length. Application of the technique for the blood circulation is also discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Determination of flow velocity vector based on Doppler shift and spectrum broadening with optical coherence tomography
    Sergey G Proskurin
    Cranfield Biomedical Centre, Institute of BioScience and Technology, Cranfield University at Silsoe, Bedfordshire, MK45 4DT, UK
    Opt Lett 28:1227-9. 2003
    ..It is shown that the estimated values of the Doppler angle and average fluid velocity from the experiments agree well with the preset values...
  12. ncbi request reprint The role of water desorption on optical clearing of biotissue: studied with near infrared reflectance spectroscopy
    Xiangqun Xu
    Institute of BioScience and Technology, Cranfield University at Silsoe, Bedfordshire MK45 4DT, United Kingdom
    Med Phys 30:1246-53. 2003
    ..As a consequence, due to its high refractive index and high dehydration capability, glycerol is a more effective agent in optical clearing than ethylene glycol...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of dextran-induced changes in refractive index and aggregation on optical properties of whole blood
    Xiangqun Xu
    Institute of BioScience and Technology, Cranfield University, Silsoe, Bedfordshire MK45 4DT, UK
    Phys Med Biol 48:1205-21. 2003
    ..It represents a promising approach to increasing the imaging depth for in vivo optical imaging of biological tissue, for example optical coherence tomography...
  14. ncbi request reprint Quantitative temporal speckle contrast imaging for tissue mechanics
    Sean J Kirkpatrick
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Oregon Health and Science University, Beaverton, Oregon 97006, USA
    J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis 24:3728-34. 2007
    ..Applications to tissue mechanics are shown, although the discussion is equally relevant for fluid motion studies...
  15. ncbi request reprint Random media characterization using the analysis of diffusing light data on the basis of an effective medium model
    Dmitry A Zimnyakov
    Optics Department, Saratov State University, Russia
    J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis 24:711-23. 2007
    ..6 at 473 nm. This peculiarity is caused by the very large scattering efficiency of scatterers in the vicinity of the first Mie resonance...
  16. ncbi request reprint Optimization of image-forming optics for transmission optical projection tomography
    Yi Wang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Oregon Health and Science University, Beaverton, Oregon 97006, USA
    Appl Opt 46:6815-20. 2007
    ..007 and 0.014, with which the spatial resolution of 25 microm is achieved. The optimal configuration is validated by TOPT of a phantom sample and a fixed five-day chick embryo...
  17. ncbi request reprint Fourier domain optical coherence tomography achieves full range complex imaging in vivo by introducing a carrier frequency during scanning
    Ruikang K Wang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Phys Med Biol 52:5897-907. 2007
    ..The author finally demonstrates experimentally the system and algorithms for true in vivo imaging at a rate of 20,000 axial scans per second...
  18. ncbi request reprint Time-resolved simultaneous measurement of group index and physical thickness during photopolymerization of resin-based dental composite
    Peter H Tomlins
    National Physical Laboratory, Photonics Group, Hampton Road, Teddington, Middlesex TW11 0LW, United Kingdom
    J Biomed Opt 12:014020. 2007
    ..This relationship between the optical and physical density demonstrates the potential of this technique as a unique noninvasive tool for measurement of the conversion degree of curing dental composite materials...
  19. ncbi request reprint Real-time flow imaging by removing texture pattern artifacts in spectral-domain optical Doppler tomography
    Ruikang K Wang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Oregon Health and Science University, Beaverton, Oregon 97006, USA
    Opt Lett 31:3001-3. 2006
    ..We experimentally demonstrate this method by real-time imaging of a flow phantom...
  20. ncbi request reprint Propylene glycol as a contrasting agent for optical coherence tomography to image gastrointestinal tissues
    Ruikang K Wang
    Medical Photonics Group, Center for Science and Technology in Medicine, School of Medicine, Keele University North Staffordshire Hospital Trust, Stoke on Trent, ST4 7QB, United Kingdom
    Lasers Surg Med 30:201-8. 2002
    ..In this work, we investigate the administration of chemical agents to the tissue as a means of improving the capability of OCT imaging of clinically relevant microstructures of the GI tract...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dynamic optical coherence tomography in studies of optical clearing, sedimentation, and aggregation of immersed blood
    Valery V Tuchin
    Department of Optics, Saratov State University, Russia
    Appl Opt 41:258-71. 2002
    ..The results also showed that optical clearing of blood by osmotic agents is potentially useful not only in blood sedimentation and aggregation studies but also in intravascular optical coherence tomography imaging techniques...
  22. pmc Directional blood flow imaging in volumetric optical microangiography achieved by digital frequency modulation
    Ruikang K Wang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Opt Lett 33:1878-80. 2008
    ..The method is experimentally validated by a flow phantom and is tested for imaging of cerebral vascular blood perfusion in a live mouse with the cranium left intact...