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Second window for in vivo imaging

Enhanced fluorescence from carbon nanotubes and advances in near-infrared cameras have opened up a new wavelength window for small animal imaging.

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Figure 1: Optical windows in biological tissues.

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Smith, A., Mancini, M. & Nie, S. Second window for in vivo imaging. Nature Nanotech 4, 710–711 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/nnano.2009.326

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