Turbidity measurements on suspended lipid microbubble populations subjected to ultrasound

Timur Saliev, Loreto B. Feril, Katsuro Tachibana, Paul A. Campbell

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The objective for this study was to compare light-scattering based turbidity measurements on commercial lipid microbubbles, with alternative, and indeed, complementary methods for quantifying microbubble population dynamics such as flow based cytometric techniques. Microbubble populations were seen to respond to ultrasound exposure and usually exhibited an exponential decay, the degree for which was quantified in distinct regimes whereby the reflective environment (travelling versus standing waves) and the ultrasound waveform (sinusoidal versus rectangular) were varied in a controlled fashion.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBio-Optics
Subtitle of host publicationDesign and Application, BODA 2011
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2011
Externally publishedYes
EventBio-Optics: Design and Application, BODA 2011 - Monterey, CA, United States
Duration: Apr 4 2011Apr 6 2011

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherBio-Optics: Design and Application, BODA 2011
CountryUnited States
CityMonterey, CA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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