Volume 82, Number 1, April 2008
Article Number 18005
Number of page(s) 4
Section Interdisciplinary Physics and Related Areas of Science and Technology
Published online 17 March 2008
EPL, 82 (2008) 18005
DOI: 10.1209/0295-5075/82/18005

LASCA with a small number of scatterers: Application for monitoring of microflow

S. Ulyanov1, Y. Ganilova2, Dan Zhu3, Jianjun Qiu3, Pengcheng Li3, O. Ulianova4, 1 and Qingming Luo3

1  Saratov State University - Russia
2  Saratov State Medical University - Russia
3  Huazhong University of Science and Technology - Wuhan, China
4  Saratov State Agrarian University - Russia

received 3 December 2007; accepted in final form 13 February 2008; published April 2008
published online 17 March 2008

LASCA, combined with cross-correlation technique, has been applied for high-resolution measurements of the velocity of microflow and its structure in small blood capillaries in vivo. Such measurements have been carried out for the first time behind the resolution limit of the optical system.

87.64.-t - Spectroscopic and microscopic techniques in biophysics and medical physics.
82.70.-y - Disperse systems; complex fluids.

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