Real-Time Tissue Perfusion Monitors

data library


Spectros supports the development of new optical technologies and the extension of biomedical optics. This page is supported by the National Institutes of Health.


The following list is organized by data type.



Tissue Spectra and Oximetry Normals


Tissue and Blood Spectra. Optical spectra of tissue and blood components, including oxyhemoglobin, deoxyhemoglobin, methemoglobin, carboxyhemoglobin, water, certain lipids, certain bilirubin forms, and beta-carotene.

Published Sto2 Tissue Oximetry Values.  A survery of published Sto2 tissue oximetry values in different tissues.


History of Optics and Biomedical Optics


 History of Light.  A history of light.

History of Tissue Optics.  A history of tissue optics.