Smartphone microendoscopy for high resolution fluorescence imaging

  title={Smartphone microendoscopy for high resolution fluorescence imaging},
  author={Xiangqian Hong and Vivek Krishna Nagarajan and Dale H. Mugler and Bing Yu},
  journal={arXiv: Optics},
High resolution optical endoscopes are increasingly used in diagnosis of various medical conditions of internal organs, such as the gastrointestinal tracts, but they are too expensive for use in resource-poor settings. On the other hand, smartphones with high resolution cameras and Internet access have become more affordable, enabling them to diffuse into most rural areas and developing countries in the past decade. In this letter we describe a smartphone microendoscope that can take… 

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