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Bubbles clear the way for imaging

Ultrasound-induced gas bubbles in tissue can temporarily minimize optical scattering, enabling laser light to be focused at greater depth for higher-resolution imaging.

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Fig. 1: Principles of ultrasound-induced optical clearing microscopy (US-OCM).


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Beard, P., Dholakia, K. Bubbles clear the way for imaging. Nat. Photon. 16, 747–748 (2022).

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