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Optical sensing in medicine

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19:00 – 21:00 23 Feb 2011
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Lindop Building, College Lane Campus, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Herts, AL10 9AB

Speakers: Prof Panicos Kyriacou

Throughout human history, light has played an important role in medicine. New optical technologies are revolutionising many fields. Applications of such optical technologies to medicine might be described as in an adolescent stage, where their power and potential can be recognised but are still developing rapidly, and much is yet to come. The development of optical sensors is a current
strength of the UK. The focus of this presentation will be mainly in the application of optics in the development of medical sensors. The talk will cover examples of application areas including real-time analysis. Mathematical modelling of optical propagation in tissue, as well as signal-processing techniques, also lie within the scope of the presentation.
Please e-mail to reserve a place. There is car parking near the venue.
Panicos Kyriacou is Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Director of the Biomedical Engineering Research Group at City University London.

Event type: Lecture/Talk
Organised by: London and South East Branch
Contact details: Dr Diane Crann
Email: d.crann@herts.ac.uk

http://www.iop.org/activity/branches/south_east/lse/calendar/files/file_47595.pdf.


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