Introduction and resources

Introduction to biomedical optics

A series of articles on the basics of biomedical optics written by members of BORL, and a list of relevant review articles.

Spectral Data

Some optical data which has been collected and published. Spectra of different skin types, water, haemoglobin and cytochrome are available.


Some downloadable software which has been developed by members of BORL.

Head models and data

Phantom manufacture

We have developed a wide range of solid, liquid and gel phantoms with optical, MR, x-ray and elasticity contrast. Please see below, or contact us for details.