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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 571015, 9 pages
Contrast Enhancement of Optical Coherence Tomography Images Using Branched Gold Nanoparticles
Photonics Division, Centro de Investigaciones en Óptica, A. C. Loma del Bosque 115, Col. Lomas del Campestre, 37150 León, GTO, Mexico
Received 7 August 2012; Revised 29 September 2012; Accepted 12 October 2012
Academic Editor: Shuangxi Xing
Copyright © 2012 Y. Ponce de León et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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