Photoacoustic Imaging

Pushing the boundaries of imaging

Photoacoustic imaging has seen immense growth in the past decade, providing unprecedented spatial resolution and functional information.

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A researcher, wearing a lab coat and gloves, holds a pipette over a vial of burgundy liquid in a lab in the Beckman Institute.

This group combines the advantages of optical excitation and acoustic detection. Its members are developing the next-generation photoacoustic imaging tools and contrast agents, ranging from single molecule analysis to whole-body imaging.

Their research is at the cutting edge of imaging resolution, depths, and sensitivity and specificity with the help of chemists, physicists, biologists, and engineers across the Illinois campus.

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Group leader

  • Jefferson Chan

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