Optics
Biomedical Engineering

image: SwRI developed the first commercially available continuous arterial blood gas monitor.

SwRI developed the first commercially available continuous arterial blood gas monitor. This medical device uses an indwelling radial artery catheter with fiber optics to measure pH, pCO2, and pO2.


image: SwRI's technical and support staff of more than 3,000 offers clients a broad range of bio-optical and multidisciplinary expertise to perform testing, conduct experiments and develop electro-optical products.

SwRI's technical and support staff of more than 2,600 offers clients a broad range of bio-optical and multidisciplinary expertise to perform testing, conduct experiments and develop electro-optical products.

image: Raman imaging illustrates the distribution of anticancer drug paclitaxel in a live breast tumor cell.

Raman imaging illustrates the distribution of anticancer drug paclitaxel in a live breast tumor cell.

Experience in a broad range of laser and electro-optics applications allows Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) engineers to provide clients with laboratory and commercial product design and evaluation.

  • Immuno-fluorescence
  • Fluorescence
  • Flow cytometry
  • Fiber optics
  • Spectroscopy
  • Optical metrology
  • Nanofluorescent particles
  • Imaging
  • Quantum dots

Related Terminology

optics  •  fiber optics  •  biomedical engineering  •  biomedical technology  •  medical device  •  biotechnology  •  biomedical engineering  •  biomedical technology  •  medical device  •  biotechnology  • fluorescence  •   endoscopy  •  spectroscopy  • laser  •  signal processing  •  immuno-fluorescence  •  flow cytometry  •  laser safety  •  optical metrology  •  nanofluorescent particles  • imaging  •  quantum dots  •  medical device consultants

biomedical.swri.org

Jian Ling, Ph.D., Staff Engineer, Biochemistry & Biomaterials, Microencapsulation & Nanomaterials, Chemistry & Chemical Engineering

(210) 522-3953, jling@swri.org

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07/31/14