Stefano Barbieri, Lab. Matériaux et Phénomènes Quantiques, CNRS, Univ. Paris
7-Denis Diderot (France); Daniel
Dolfi, Thales Research & Technology (France); Jérôme
Faist, ETH Zurich (Switzerland); Mauro
Fernandes Pereira, Jr., Sheffield Hallam Univ. (United
Giuliani, Univ. degli Studi di Pavia (Italy); Qing Hu,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M. Quamrul Huda, Univ. of
Alberta (Canada); Gaël Mouret, Univ. du Littoral Côte d'Opale
(France); Gregory S. Nusinovich, Univ. of Maryland, College Park; Carlo
Sirtori, Univ. Paris 7-Denis Diderot (France); Zachary D.
Taylor, Univ. of California, Los Angeles; Gintaras
Valusis, Ctr. for Physical Sciences and Technology (Lithuania); Miriam S.
Vitiello, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (Italy)
biological systems with terahertz spectroscopy (Invited Paper)
Author(s): Emma Pickwell-MacPherson,
Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Technology (Hong Kong, China); Edward P.
Parrott, The Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China); Yiwen Sun,
Shenzhen Univ. (China)
Terahertz spectroscopy is able to
probe several aspects of biological systems. Most well known is its
sensitivity to water due to the strong water absorptions at terahertz
frequencies. However an increasing number of studies have shown that it is
not just water content that terahertz is sensitive to and that other factors
such as tissue structure, molecular arrangement or even temperature can also
affect the signal.
In this talk examples ranging from
breast cancer spectroscopy to antibody protein spectroscopy will be
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