BIOPHOTONICS


Biophotonics is a multidisciplinary research theme dealing with photonics applied to the bio world, and our work particularly exploits:

. OCT imaging applied to dentistry and dermatology;
. Nonlinear optical methods, such as multiphoton induced absorption, to study biomaterials.

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OCT image sequence of caries
Evaluation in human tooth
(Mota, DF/UFPE, 2009)

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OCT images showing radiation related caries
(Mota et al, Photomed Laser Surg. 2013)

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OCT image using gold NP as contrast agente
(Braz et al, J Biomed. Opt. 2012)



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OCT images (a,d) and stereomicroscope image (e) of porcine soft and hard tissue for periodontal studies
(Mota, PhD Thesis, 2014)