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Continuous Wave fNIRS with Silicon Photomultiplier

  • Autori: Pagano, R.; Sciuto, E.; Santangelo, M.; Libertino, S.; Parisi, A.; Adamo, G.; Busacca, A.; Fallica, P.; Ferla, G.; Giaconia, G.; Merla, A.; Lombardo, S.
  • Anno di pubblicazione: 2015
  • Tipologia: Abstract in atti di convegno pubblicato in volume
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This work is focused on the development of a Continuous Wave (CW) NIRS integrated system with multi-wavelength LED sources between 700 and 950 nm and a Silicon Photomultiplier detector (SiPM) developed by STMicroelectronics. The Signal Noise Rate (SNR), measured placing the LEDs and an SiPM in a direct contact with the surface of a plastic phantom mimicking a real human head, results higher than the calculated minimum, required to detect small variation in the HbO2 and HHb concentration, till a source detector separation (SDS) of 6 cm.