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  • Journal Papers (IF from JCR 2012)

  • [J1] T.-C. Hsiao, Y.-Y. Cheng, W.-T. Tein, S.-B. Luo, D.-Y. Chiou, R.-J. Chung, and Meng-Lin Li, “Deep-penetration photoacoustic array imaging of calcifications,” J. Biomed. Opt. 18, 066002-1 (2013). [IF = 2.881, Rank = 8/79 (OPTICS)]

    [J2] H.-W. Yang*, H.-L. Liu*, Meng-Lin Li*, I.-W. Hsi, C.-T. Fan, C.-Y. Huang, Y.-J. Lu, M.-Y. Hua, H.-Y. Chou, J.-W. Liaw, C.-C. M. Ma, K.-C. Wei, “Magnetic gold-nanorod/PNIPAAmMA nanoparticles for dual magnetic resonance and photoacoustic imaging and targeted photothermal therapy,” Biomaterials 34, 5651 (2013). (*: equal contribution) [IF =7.604, Rank = 3/79 (ENGINEERING, BIOMEDICAL)]

    [J3] L.-D. Liao, V. Tsytsarev, I. Delgado-Martinez, Meng-Lin Li, R. Erzurumlu, A. Vipin, J. Orellana, Y.-R. Lin, H.-Y. Lai, Y.-Y. Chen, and N. V. Thakor, “Neurovascular coupling: in vivo optical techniques for functional brain imaging,” BioMedical Engineering OnLine 12, 1 (2013). (Invited review article) [IF =1.608, Rank = 39/79 (ENGINEERING, BIOMEDICAL)]

    [J4] P.-J. Chen, S.-H. Hu, C.-T. Fan, Meng-Lin Li, Y.-Y. Chen, S.-Y. Chen, and D.-M. Liu, “A novel multifunctional nano-platform with enhanced anti-cancer and photoacoustic imaging modalities using gold-nanorod-filled silica nanobeads,” Chem. Commun. 49, 892 (2013). [SCI citation = 1] [IF = 6.378, Rank = 19/152 (CHEMISTRY, MULTIDISCIPLINARY)]

    [J5] C.-L. Hu, Z.-S. Lin, Y.-Y. Chen, Y.-H. Lin, M.-F. Lai, and Meng-Lin Li, “Application of the laser Doppler flowmeter for measurement of blood pressure and functional parameters of microcirculation,” Bio-med. Mater. Eng. 22, 351 (2012) [IF = 1.087, Rank = 58/79 (ENGINEERING, BIOMEDICAL)]

    [J6] L.-D. Liao, C.-T. Lin, Y.-Y. I. Shih, T. Q. Duong, H.-Y. Lai, P.-H. Wang, R. Wu, S. Tsang, J.-Y. Chang, Meng-Lin Li*, and Y.-Y. Chen*, “Transcranial imaging of functional cerebral hemodynamic changes in single blood vessels using in vivo photoacoustic microscopy,” J. Cerebr. Blood F. Met. 32, 938 (2012). (*: co-corresponding author, feature article highlighted with a commentary) [SCI citation = 3] [IF = 5.398, Rank = 16/121 (ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM), Rank = 39/251 (NEUROSCIENCES)]

    [J7] L.-D. Liao, C.-T. Lin, Y.-Y. I. Shih, H.-Y. Lai, W.-T. Zhao, T. Q. Duong, J.-Y. Chang, Y.-Y. Chen, and Meng-Lin Li, “Investigation of the cerebral hemodynamic response function in single blood vessels by functional photoacoustic microscopy,” J. Biomed. Opt. 17, 061210-1 (2012). [IF = 2.881, Rank = 8/79 (OPTICS)]

    [J8] P.-H. Wang, H.-L. Liu, P.-H. Hsu, C.-Y. Lin, C.-R. C. Wang, P.-Y. Chen, K.-C. Wei, T.-C. Yen, and Meng-Lin Li, “Gold-nanorod contrast-enhanced photoacoustic micro-imaging of focused-ultrasound induced blood-brain-barrier opening in a rat model,” J. Biomed. Opt. 17, 061222-1 (2012). [SCI citation = 2] [IF = 2.881, Rank = 8/79 (OPTICS)]

    [J9] Meng-Lin Li*, P.-H. Wang, P.-L. Liao, and M. S.-C. Lu*, “Three dimensional photoacoustic imaging by a CMOS micromachined capacitive ultrasonic sensor,” IEEE Electr. Device L. 32, 1149 (2011). (*: co-corresponding author) [IF = 2.789, Rank = 26/242 (ENGINEERING, ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC)]

    [J10] P.-H. Wang, J.-J. Luh, W.-S. Chen, and Meng-Lin Li, “In vivo photoacoustic micro-imaging of microvascular changes for Achilles tendon injury on a mouse model, Biomed. Opt. Express 2, 1462 (2011). [SCI citation = 3] [IF = 3.176, Rank = 6/79 (OPTICS)]

    [J11] P.-K. Tang, P.-H. Wang, Meng-Lin Li, and M. S.-C. Lu, “Design and characterization of the immersion-type capacitive ultrasonic sensors fabricated in a CMOS process, J. Micromech. Microeng. 21, 025013 (2011). [SCI citation = 6] [IF = 1.790, Rank = 27/134 (MECHANICS)]

    [J12] H.-L. Liu, Meng-Lin Li, P.-H. Tsui, M.-S. Lin, S.-M. Huang, and J. Bai, “A unified approach to combine temperature estimation and elastography for thermal lesion determination in focused ultrasound thermal therapy,” Phys. Med. Biol. 56, 169 (2011). [IF = 2.701, Rank = 19/79 (ENGINEERING, BIOMEDICAL)]

    [J13] Meng-Lin Li, Y.-C. Tseng, and C.-C. Cheng, “Model-based correction of finite aperture effect in photoacoustic tomography,” Opt. Express 18, 26285 (2010). [SCI citation = 3] [IF = 3.546, Rank = 4/79 (OPTICS)]

    [J14] H.-L. Liu, S.-M. Huang, and Meng-Lin Li, “High frame rate ultrasound monitoring of high intensity focused ultrasound-induced temperature changes: A novel asynchronous approach,” Med. Phys. 37, 5921 (2010). [IF = 2.911, Rank = 27/120 (RADIOLOGY, NUCLEAR MEDICINE & MEDICAL IMAGING)]

    [J15] Meng-Lin Li, Y.-C. Kuo, and C.-K. Yeh, “Amplitude-modulation chirp imaging for contrast detection,” Ultrasound Med. & Biol. 36, 1535 (2010). [SCI citation = 1] [IF = 2.455, Rank = 4/31 (ACOUSTICS)]

    [J16] L.-D. Liao*, Meng-Lin Li*, H.-Y. Lai, Y.-Y. I. Shih, Y.-C. Lo, S. Tsang, P. C.-P. Chao, C.-T. Lin, F.-S. Jaw, and Y.-Y. Chen, “Imaging brain hemodynamic changes during rat forepaw electrical stimulation using functional photoacoustic microscopy,” NeuroImage 52, 562 (2010) (*: equal contribution, co-first author) [SCI citation = 18] [IF = 6.252, Rank = 3/120 (RADIOLOGY, NUCLEAR MEDICINE & MEDICAL IMAGING)]

    [J17] H.-L. Liu, Meng-Lin Li, T.-C. Shih, S.-M. Huang, I.-Y. Lu, D.-Y. Lin, S.-M. Lin, and K.-C. Ju, “Instantaneous frequency-based ultrasonic temperature estimation during focused ultrasound thermal therapy,” Ultrasound in Med. & Biol. 35, 1647 (2009). [SCI citation = 5] [IF = 2.455, Rank = 4/31 (ACOUSTICS)]

    [J18] Meng-Lin Li, J. C. Wang, J. A. Schwartz, K. L. Gill-Sharp, G. Stoica, and L. V. Wang, “In vivo photoacoustic microscopy of nanoshell extravasation from solid tumor vasculature,” J. Biomed. Opt. 14, 010507-1 (2009). [SCI citation = 24 ] [IF = 2.881, Rank = 8/79 (OPTICS)]

    [J19] C.-K. Yeh, J.-J. Chen, Meng-Lin Li, J.-J. Lu and J.-J. Chen, “In vivo imaging of blood flow in the mouse Achilles tendon using high-Frequency ultrasound,” Ultrasonics 49, 226 (2009). [SCI citation = 13] [IF = 2.028, Rank = 5/31 (ACOUSTICS)]

    [J20] C.-K. Yeh, S.-Y. Su, C.-C. Shen and Meng-Lin Li, “Dual high frequency difference excitation for contrast detection”, IEEE Trans. Ultrason., Ferroelec., Freq. Contr. 55, 2164 (2008). [SCI citation = 10] [IF = 1.822, Rank = 7/31 (ACOUSTICS)]

    [J21] Meng-Lin Li, J.-T. Oh, X. Xie, G. Ku, W. Wang, C. Li, G. Lungu, G. Stoica, and L. V. Wang, “Simultaneous molecular and hypoxia imaging of brain tumors in vivo using spectroscopic photoacoustic tomography,” P. IEEE 96, 481 (2008). (Invited paper) [SCI citation = 83] [IF = 6.911 , Rank = 2/242 (ENGINEERING, ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC)]

    [J22] R. Zemp, R. Bitton, Meng-Lin Li, K. K. Shung, G. Stoica, and L. V. Wang, “Photoacoustic imaging of the microvasculature with a high-frequency ultrasound array transducer,” J. Biomed. Opt. 12, 010501-1 (2007). [SCI citation = 45] [IF = 2.881, Rank = 8/79 (OPTICS)]

    [J23] X. Yang, Meng-Lin Li, and L. V. Wang, “Ring-based ultrasonic virtual point detector with applications to photoacoustic tomography,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 251103-1 (2007). [SCI citation = 12] [IF = 3.794, Rank = 19/127 (PHYSICS, APPLIED)]

    [J24] G. F. Lungu, Meng-Lin Li, X. Xie, L. V. Wang, and G. Stoica, “In vivo imaging and characterization of hypoxia-induced neovascularization and tumor invasion,” Int. J. Oncol. 30, 45 (2007). [SCI citation = 40] [IF = 2.657, Rank = 95/196 (ONCOLOGY)]

    [J25] S.-L. Wang, Meng-Lin Li, and P.-C. Li, “Estimating the blood velocity vector using aperture domain data,” IEEE Trans. Ultrason., Ferroelec., Freq. Contr. 54, 70 (2007). [SCI citation = 1] [IF = 1.822, Rank = 7/31 (ACOUSTICS)]

    [J26] H. F. Zhang, K. Maslov, Meng-Lin Li, G. Stoica, and L. V. Wang, “In vivo volumetric imaging of subcutaneous microvasculature by photoacoustic microscopy,” Opt. Express 14, 9317 (2006). (selected by Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics) [SCI citation = 49] [IF = 3.546, Rank = 4/79 (OPTICS)]

    [J27] J. T. Oh, Meng-Lin Li, H. F. Zhang, K. Maslov, G. Stoica, and L. V. Wang, “Three-dimensional imaging of melanoma skin melanoma in vivo by dual-wavelength photoacoustic microscopy,” J. Biomed. Opt. 11, 034032-1 (2006). [SCI citation = 72] [IF = 2.881, Rank = 8/79 (OPTICS)]

    [J28] Meng-Lin Li, H. F. Zhang, K. Maslov, G. Stoica, and L. V. Wang, “Improved in vivo photoacoustic microscopy based on a virtual-detector concept,” Opt. Lett. 31, 474 (2006) (selected by Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics) [SCI citation = 49] [IF = 3.385, Rank = 5/79 (OPTICS)]

    [J29] Meng-Lin Li, S.-W. Huang, K. Üstüner, and P.-C. Li, “Adaptive imaging using an optimal receive aperture size,” Ultrasonic Imaging 27, 111 (2005). [SCI citation = 1] [IF = 1.583; Rank = 11/31 (ACOUSTICS)]

    [J30] C.-K. Liao, Meng-Lin Li, and P.-C. Li, “Optoacoustic imaging with synthetic aperture focusing and coherence weighting,” Opt. Lett. 29, 2506 (2004). [SCI citation = 42] [IF = 3.385, Rank = 5/79 (OPTICS)]

    [J31] Meng-Lin Li, Y.-F. Chen, W.-J. Guan, and P.-C. Li, “A digital ultrasonic system for small animal imaging,” Ultrasonic Imaging 26, 85 (2004). [SCI citation = 9] [IF = 1.583; Rank = 11/31 (ACOUSTICS)]

    [J32] Meng-Lin Li, W.-J. Guan, and P.-C. Li, “Improved synthetic aperture focusing technique with applications in high-frequency ultrasound imaging,” IEEE Trans. Ultrason., Ferroelec., Freq. Contr. 51, 63 (2004). [SCI citation = 35] [IF = 1.822, Rank = 7/31 (ACOUSTICS)]

    [J33] Meng-Lin Li and P.-C. Li, “Improved Fourier-transform-based parallel receive beam formation,” Ultrasonic Imaging 25, 73 (2003). [SCI citation = 2] [IF = 1.583; Rank = 11/31 (ACOUSTICS)]

    [J34] P.-C. Li and Meng-Lin Li, “Adaptive imaging using the generalized coherence factor,” IEEE Trans. Ultrason., Ferroelec., Freq. Contr. 50, 128 (2003). [SCI citation = 62] [IF = 1.822, Rank = 7/31 (ACOUSTICS)]

    [J35] W.-C. Yeh, P.-C. Li, Y.-M. Jeng, H.-C. Hsu, P.-L. Kuo, Meng-Lin Li, P.-M. Yang and P. H. Lee, "Elastic modulus measurements of human liver and correlation with pathology", Ultrasound in Med. & Biol. 28, 467 (2002). [SCI citation = 109] [IF = 2.455, Rank = 4/31 (ACOUSTICS)]

    [J36] P.-L. Kuo, P.-C. Li and Meng-Lin Li, "Elastic properties of tendon measured by two different approaches," Ultrasound in Med. & Biol. 27, 1275 (2001). [SCI citation = 19] [IF = 2.455, Rank = 4/31 (ACOUSTICS)]

    [J37] Meng-Lin Li and P.-C. Li, “Filter-based synthetic transmit and receive focusing,” Ultrasonic Imaging 23, 73 (2001). [SCI citation = 9] [IF = 1.583; Rank = 11/31 (ACOUSTICS)]

     

  • International Conference Presentations

  • [C1] T.C. Hsiao, D.-Y. Chiu, R.-J. Chung, M. Chao, Y.-H. Lee, M.-J. Li, and M.-L. Li, “Enhanced photoacoustic detection of calcifications with molecular targeting: feasibility study,” 2013 Joint UFFC, EFTF and PFM Symposium, Prague, Czech Republic, July 21-25, 2013.

    [C2] Y. Chuo, T.-H. Chan, and M.-L. Li, “Ultrasound compressed sensing: performance study of reconstruction on different ultrasound imaging data,” 2013 Joint UFFC, EFTF and PFM Symposium, Prague, Czech Republic, July 21-25, 2013.

    [C3] N.-Y. Kuo, P.-H. Wang, H.-L. Liu, and M.-L. Li, “Intrinsic contrast based ultrasound time intensity curve analysis for monitoring focused-ultrasound induced blood-brain-barrier disruption,” 2013 Joint UFFC, EFTF and PFM Symposium, Prague, Czech Republic, July 21-25, 2013.

    [C4] L.-D. Liao, Y.-Y. Chen, C.-T. Lin, and M.-L. Li, “Functional photoacoustic micro-imaging of cerebral hemodynamic changes in single blood vessels after photo-induced brain stroke,” SPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, San Francisco, California, February 2-7, 2013.

    [C5] C.-T. Fan, P.-J. Chen, Y.-Y. Chen, T.-C. Yen, D.-M. Liu, S.-Y. Chen, and M.-L. Li, “A study on magnetic porous nano-silica beads with pore-filled gold nanorods as novel multi-functional contrast agents of photoacoustic imaging,” SPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, San Francisco, California, February 2-7, 2013.

    [C6] C.-C. Li, C.-Y. Lin, C.-R. C. Wang, T.-C. Yen, and M.-L. Li, “Photoacoustic thermal-strain temperature imaging for plasmonic photothermal therapy,” SPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, San Francisco, California, February 2-7, 2013.

    [C7] Y.-Y. Cheng, T.-C. Hsiao, W.-T. Tien, S.-B. Luo, D.-Y. Chiou, and M.-L. Li, “Deep photoacoustic calcification imaging: feasibility study,” 2012 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Dresden, Germany, October 7-10, 2012.

    [C8] S.-M. Huang, H.-L. Liu, and M.-L. Li, “Improved temperature imaging of focused ultrasound thermal therapy using a sigmoid model based cross-correlation algorithm,” 2012 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Dresden, Germany, October 7-10, 2012.

    [C9] L.-D. Liao, Y.-Y. Chen, C.-T. Lin, J.-Y. Chang, and M.-L. Li, “Functional photoacoustic micro-imaging of rat cerebral hemodynamic response function in single vessels during forepaw electrical stimulation,” SPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, San Francisco, California, January 21-26, 2012.

    [C10] P.-H. Wang, and M.-L. Li, “DVD pickup head based optical resolution photoacoustic microscopy,” SPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, San Francisco, California, January 21-26, 2012.

    [C11] Y.-Y. Cheng, T.-C. Hsiao, W.-T. Tien, S.-B. Luo, D.-Y. Chiou, and M.-L. Li, “Photoacoustic array imaging of calcifications: phantom study,” SPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, San Francisco, California, January 21-26, 2012.

    [C12] S.-M. Huang, H.-L. Liu, and M.-L. Li, “A unified approach for ultrasound-monitored focused ultrasound thermal therapy: combination of temperature estimation and Nakagami-based necrosis-formation detection,” 2011 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Orlando, Florida, October 18-21, 2011.

    [C13] M.-L. Li, Y.-C. Tseng, and P.-H. Wang, “Improved synthetic aperture focusing technique for acoustic-resolution photoacoustic microscopy,” 2011 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Orlando, Florida, October 18-21, 2011.

    [C14] P.-H. Wang, P.-H. Hsu, H.-Li. Liu, C.-R. C. Wang, P.-Y. Chen, K.-C. Wei, T.-C. Yen, and M.-L. Li, “Gold-nanorod based ultrasound contrast enhanced imaging for real-time monitoring focused ultrasound induced blood-brain-barrier opening,” WACBE World Congress on Bioengineering 2011, Tainan, Taiwan, August 18-21, 2011.

    [C15] C.-L. Hu, Y.-Y. Cheng, and M.-L. Li, “Improved plane-wave high frame rate imaging using filter-retrieved transmit focusing and correlation weighting,” WACBE World Congress on Bioengineering 2011, Tainan, Taiwan, August 18-21, 2011.

    [C16] L.-D. Liao, Y.-Y. Chen, C.-T. Lin, and M.-L. Li, “In vivo cerebral hemodynamic imaging of single vessels using transcranial functional photoacoustic microscopy,” WACBE World Congress on Bioengineering 2011, Tainan, Taiwan, August 18-21, 2011. (the 1st place of young investigator’s awards)

    [C17] M.-L. Li, P.-H. Wang, P.-L. Liao, and M. S.-C. Lu, “Three dimensional photoacoustic imaging using a monolithic CMOS MEMS capacitive ultrasonic sensor,” 16th Int. Conf. on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems (Transducers 2011), Beijing, China, June 5-9, 2011.

    [C18] P.-H. Wang, P.-H. Hsu, H.-L. Liu, C.-R. C Wang, P.-Y. Chen, K.-C. Wei, T.-C. Yen, and M.-L. Li, “A gold-nanorod based dual modal – photoacoustic and ultrasound – contrast enhanced imaging technique for monitoring focused-ultrasound induced blood-brain-barrier opening,” SPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, San Francisco, California, January 22-27, 2011.

    [C19] T.-C. Hsiao, P.-H. Wang, C.-T. Fan, Y.-Y. Cheng, and M.-L. Li, “Visualization of micro-calcifications using photoacoustic imaging: feasibility study,” SPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, San Francisco, California, January 22-27, 2011

    [C20] L.-D. Liao, Y.-Y. Chen, C.-T. Lin, J.-Y. Chang, and M.-L. Li, “Functional transcranial photoacoustic micro-imaging of mouse cerebrovascular cross-section and hemoglobin oxygenation changes during forepaw electrical stimulation,” SPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, San Francisco, California, January 22-27, 2011

    [C21] P.-H. Wang, P.-H. Hsu, H.-L. Liu, C.-R. R. Wang, and M.-L. Li, “Gold-nanorod contrast enhanced ultrasound imaging of focused-ultrasound induced blood-brain-barrier opening: small animal study,” 2010 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, San Diego, California, October 11-14, 2010.

    [C22] M.-L. Li, D.-W. Li, H.-L. Liu, and M.-S. Lin, “Ultrasonic Nakagami visualization of HIFU-induced thermal lesions,” 2010 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, San Diego, California, October 11-14, 2010.

    [C23] C.-L. Hu, G.-S. Jeng, Y.-H. Wang, P.-C. Li, and M.-L. Li, “Improved plane-wave high frame rate imaging using retrospective transmit focusing and filter-derived coherence-index weighting,” 2010 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, San Diego, California, October 11-14, 2010.

    [C24] C.-C. Shen, M.-Y. Pan, and M.-L. Li, “High frame-rate vector flow estimation using speckle tracking with recursive plane-wave compounding,” 2010 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, San Diego, California, October 11-14, 2010.

    [C25] P.-H. Wang, P.-H. Hsu, H.-L. Liu, C.-R. C Wang, P.-Y. Chen, K.-C. Wei, T.-C. Yen, and M.-L. Li, “Gold nanorods as a multi-modal – ultrasound and photoacoustic – contrast agent for in vivo imaging focused-ultrasound induced blood-brain-barrier opening,” 2010 World Molecular Imaging Congress, Kyoto, Japan, September 7-12, 2010.

    [C26] M.-L. Li, T.-C. Hsiao, P.-H. Wang, Y.-Y. Cheng, and C.-T. Fan, “Photoacoustic imaging of micro-calcifications,” 2010 World Molecular Imaging Congress, Kyoto, Japan, September 7-12, 2010.

    [C27] P. K. Tang, P. H. Wang, M.-L. Li, and M. S.-C. Lu, “Design and characterization of the immersion-type capacitive ultrasonic sensors fabricated in a CMOS process,” Eurosensors XXIV, Linz, Austria, September 5-8, 2010.

    [C28] L.-D. Liao, M.-L. Li, H.-Y. Lai, Y.-Y. Chen, P. C.-P. Chao, and P.-H. Wang, “In vivo functional photoacoustic micro-imaging of the electrically stimulated rat brain with multi-wavelengths,” SPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, San Francisco, California, January 23-28, 2010.

    [C29] P.-H. Wang, P.-H. Hsu, H.-L. Liu, C.-C. C. Wang, and M.-L. Li, “Photoacoustic micro-imaging of focused-ultrasound induced blood-brain-barrier opening in a rat model,” SPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, San Francisco, California, January 23-28, 2010.

    [C30] P.-H. Wang, W.-S. Chen, and M.-L. Li, “Photoacoustic microscopy of collagenase-induced Achilles tendinitis in a mouse model,” SPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, San Jose, California, January 23-28, 2010.

    [C31] M.-L. Li and C.-C. Cheng, “Reconstruction of photoacoustic tomography with finite-aperture detectors: deconvolution of the spatial impulse response,” SPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, San Jose, California, January 23-28, 2010.

    [C32] M.-L. Li, “Model-based reconstruction of photoacoustic tomography with finite aperture detectors,” 2009 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Roma, Italy, September 20-23, 2009.

    [C33] ang, M.-L. Li, and K.-C. Ju, ”A novel ultrasonic-imaging based temperature estimation approach by instantaneous frequency detection,” 2008 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Beijing, China, November 2-5, 2008.

    [C34] M.-L. Li, Y.-C. Kuo, and C.-K. Yeh, “Radial-modulation chirp imaging for high-resolution contrast detection,” 2008 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Beijing, China, November 2-5, 2008.

    [C35] P.-H. Wang, J.-J. Luh, and M.-L. Li, “In vivo photoacoustic micro-imaging of microvascular changes in Achilles tendon of mice,” 2008 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Beijing, China, November 2-5, 2008.

    [C36] M.-L. Li, “Adaptive imaging using principal-component-synthesized aperture data,” 2008 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Beijing, China, November 2-5, 2008.

    [C37] M.-L. Li, “Adaptive photoacoustic imaging using the Mallart-Fink focusing factor,” SPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, San Jose, California, January 19-24, 2008.

    [C38] P.-S. Tsui, C.-C. Chang, M.-L. Li and C.-K. Yeh, “Imaging microbubble destruction/replenishment with Nakagami distribution,” 2007 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, New York, New York, USA, October 28-31, 2007.

    [C39] M.-L. Li, J.-J. Lu, J.-J. Chen and C.-K. Yeh, “In vivo blood flow imaging of Achilles tendon in mice with high frequency ultrasound,” 2007 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, New York, New York, USA, October 28-31, 2007.

    [C40] R. Zemp, R. Bitton, M.-L. Li, K. K. Shung, and L. V. Wang, “Imaging microvascular dynamics noninvasively with realtime photoacoustic microscopy,” SPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, San Jose, California, January 20-25, 2007.

    [C41] M.-L. Li, and L. V. Wang, “A study of reconstruction in photoacoustic tomography with a focused transducer,” SPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, San Jose, California, January 20-25, 2007.

    [C42] M.-L. Li, J. A. Schwartz, J. Wang, G. Stoica, and L. V. Wang, “In vivo imaging of nanoshell extravasation from solid tumor vasculature by photoacoustic microscopy,” SPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, San Jose, California, January 20-25, 2007.

    [C43] X. Yang, M.-L. Li, and L. V. Wang, “Photoacoustic tomography with a virtual detector,” SPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, San Jose, California, January 20-25, 2007.

    [C44] R. R. Bitton, R. Zemp, M.-L. Li, J. Yen, J. Connata, K. K. Shung, L. V. Wang, “Photoacoustic microscopy with a 30MHz linear array and receive system,” 2006 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Vancouver, Canada, October 3-6, 2006.

    [C45] P.-C. Li, M.-L. Li, and G.-S. Jeng, “Improved ultrasonic small animal imaging,” the 9th Western Pacific Acoustics Conference, Seoul, Korea, June26-28, 2006. (invited paper)

    [C46] L. V. Wang, M.-L. Li, H. F. Zhang, K. Maslov, and G. Stoica, “High-resolution photoacoustic tomography in vivo,” 2006 IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro, Arlington, Virginia, April 6-9, 2006. (invited paper)

    [C47] J. T. Oh, X. Xie, M.-L. Li, S. V. Similache, G. Stoica, and L. V. Wang, “In-vivo functional photoacoustic tomography of traumatic brain injury in rats,” SPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, San Jose, California, January 21-26, 2006

    [C48] H. Zhang, M.-L. Li, K. Maslov, G. Stoica, and L. V. Wang, “Three dimensional photoacoustic imaging of subcutaneous micro-vasculature in vivo,” SPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, San Jose, California, January 21-26, 2006.

    [C49] J. T. Oh, M.-L. Li, X. Xie, S. V. Similache, G. Stoica, and L. V. Wang, “In-vivo functional photoacoustic imaging of brain tumor vasculature,” SPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, San Jose, California, January 21-26, 2006.

    [C50] X. Xie, J. T. Oh, M.-L. Li, G. Ku, C. Li, S. Ke, W. Wang, S. V. Similache, G. Stoica, and L. V. Wang, “Photoacoustic molecular imaging of small animals in vivo,” SPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, San Jose, California, January 21-26, 2006.

    [C51] M.-L. Li, H. F. Zhang, K. Maslov, G. Stoica, and L. V. Wang, “Virtual-detector synthetic aperture focusing technique with application in in-vivo photoacoustic microscopy,” SPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, San Jose, California, January 21-26, 2006.

    [C52] L. V. Wang, X. Xie, J. T. Oh, M.-L. Li, G. Ku, S. Ke, S. Similache, C. Li, and G. Stoica, “Combined photoacoustic and molecular fluorescence imaging in vivo,” 27th IEEE EMBS Annual International Conference, Shanghai, China, September 1-4, 2005.

    [C53] X. Xie, J. T. Oh, M.-L. Li, G. Ku, X. Wang, S. Ke, C. Li, S. Similache, G. Stoica, and L. V. Wang, “Photoacoustic tomography and molecular fluorescence imaging: dual modality imaging of small animal brains in vivo,” SPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, San Jose, California, January 22-27, 2005.

    [C54] C.-K. Liao, M.-L. Li, and P.-C. Li, “Optoacoustic imaging with improved synthetic focusing,” SPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, San Jose, California, January 22-27, 2005.

    [C55] M.-L. Li and P.-C. Li, “A new adaptive imaging technique using optimal aperture size,” IEEE International Ultrasonics, Ferrorelectrics and Frequency Control 50th Anniversary Joint Conference, Montréal, Canada, August 24-27, 2004.

    [C56] M.-L. Li, W.-J. Guan, and P.-C. Li, “Sidelobe reduction for synthetic aperture focusing in high-frequency ultrasonic imaging,” 2003 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Hawaii, USA, October 5-8, 2003.

    [C57] M.-L. Li and P.-C. Li, “A new adaptive imaging technique using generalized coherence factor,” 2002 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Munich, Germany, October 8-11, 2002.

     

  • Domestic Conference Presentations

  • [DC1] C.-L. Hu, and M.-L. Li, “Application of coherent plane-wave compounding to coherence factor ultrasound imaging,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C., November 15-16, 2013. (Best poster award)

    [DC2] P.-H. Ting, P.-J. Chen, S.-Y. Chen, and M.-L. Li, “Pulsed magnetomotive ultrasound with ultrafast plane wave imaging,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C., November 15-16, 2013. (oral paper award)

    [DC3] C.-H. Chiu, Y. Chuo, and M.-L. Li, “Finite-aperture-effect corrected compressive sensing technique for photo-acoustic tomography,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C., November 15-16, 2013.

    [DC4] B.-H. Sun, and M.-L. Li, “Development of optical resolution photoacoustic microscopy for micro-vascular imaging,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C., November 15-16, 2013.

    [DC5] S.-M. Huang, H.-L. Liu, and M.-L. Li, “Improved ultrasound temperature imaging with two-stage cross-correlation,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taoyuan, Taiwan, R.O.C., November 17-18, 2012. (Best paper award)

    [DC6] T.-C. Hsiao, R.-J. Chung, and M.-L. Li, “Photoacoustic detection of calcifications with molecular imaging,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taoyuan, Taiwan, R.O.C., November 17-18, 2012. (Best poster award)

    [DC7] N.-Y. Kuo, P.-H. Wang, H.-L. Liu, C.-K. Yeh, C.-R. C. Wang, T.-C. Yen, and M.-L. Li, “Ultrasound time-intensity curve analysis for monitoring focused-ultrasound induced blood-brain barrier disruption,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taoyuan, Taiwan, R.O.C., November 17-18, 2012. (Poster award)

    [DC8] C.-L. Hu and M.-L. Li, “Filter-based coherent plane-wave compounding for high frame rate ultrasonography,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taoyuan, Taiwan, R.O.C., November 17-18, 2012. (Poster award)

    [DC9] Y.-J. Lin, T.-C. Hsiao, and M.-L. Li, “Calcification contrast enhanced ultrasound imaging technique,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taoyuan, Taiwan, R.O.C., November 17-18, 2012.

    [DC10] Y. Chuo, T.-H. Chan, and M.-L. Li, “Compressed sensing ultrasound imaging: reconstruction on different imaging stages,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taoyuan, Taiwan, R.O.C., November 17-18, 2012.

    [DC11] C.-Y. Wang and M.-L. Li, “Laser fluence compensated photoacoustic measurement of blood oxygenation,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taoyuan, Taiwan, R.O.C., November 17-18, 2012.

    [DC12] P.-H. Wang and M.-L. Li, “Optical resolution photoacosutic microscopy with DVD pickup head,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taoyuan, Taiwan, R.O.C., November 17-18, 2012.

    [DC13] C.-C. Li and M.-L. Li, “Investigation of factors affecting quantitative photoacoustic temperature imaging,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Tainan, Taiwan, R.O.C., August 19-20, 2011. (Poster paper award)

    [DC14] S.-M. Huang, H.-L. Liu, and M.-L. Li, “Combination of ultrasonic temperature and Nakagami imaging for monitoring of focused ultrasound thermal therapy,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Tainan, Taiwan, R.O.C., August 19-20, 2011. (Oral paper award)

    [DC15] Y.-Y. Cheng, T.-C. Hsiao, W.-T. Tien, S.-B. Luo, D.-Y. Chiou, and M.-L. Li, “Visualization of breast calcifications using photoacoustic array imaging: phantom study,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Tainan, Taiwan, R.O.C., August 19-20, 2011.

    [DC16] C.-T. Fan, C.-C. Chang, C.-R. C. Wang, H.-L. Liu, C.-S. Chiang, T.-C. Yen, and M.-L. Li, “In-vivo photoacoustic imaging of vasculature, blood oxygenation, and extravasated gold nanorods in tumor regions,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Tainan, Taiwan, R.O.C., August 19-20, 2011.

    [DC17] L.-D. Liao, Y.-Y. I. Shih, H.-Y. Lai, Y.-Y. Chen, J.-Y. Chang, C.-T. Lin, and M.-L. Li, “Transcranial functional photoacoustic microscopy of cerebral hemodynamic changes in single vessels,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 10-11, 2010. (Best oral paper award)

    [DC18] P.-H. Wang, P.-H. Hsu, H.-L. Liu, C.-R. C Wang, P.-Y. Chen, K.-C. Wei, T.-C. Yen, and M.-L. Li, “Gold-nanorod based ultrasound contrast enhanced imaging technique for monitoring focused-ultrasound induced blood-brain-barrier opening,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 10-11, 2010. (Oral paper award)

    [DC19] T.-C. Hsiao, P.-H. Wang, D.-Y. Chiou, and M.-L. Li, “Photoacoustic imaging of breast micro-calcification: feasibility study on chicken breast phantoms,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 10-11, 2010. (Oral paper award)

    [DC20] C.-I. Cheng, and M.-L. Li, “Adaptive photoacoustic imaging based on MVDR and coherence weighting,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 10-11, 2010. (Best poster paper award)

    [DC21] C.-C. Chang, and M.-L. Li, “Quantitative photoacoustic measurement of blood oxygenation: phantom study,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 10-11, 2010.

    [DC22] Y.-C. Tseng, and M.-L. Li, “Model based image reconstruction for photoacoustic tomography with focused transducers,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 10-11, 2010.

    [DC23] M.-H. Shih, H.-L. Liu, C.-R. C. Wang, P.-Y. Chen, K.-C. Wei, T.-C. Yen, and M.-L. Li, “Dual-modal – photoacoustic and ultrasound – contrast enhanced imaging of focused-ultrasound induced Blood-Brain Barrier disruption,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 10-11, 2010.

    [DC24] P.-H. Wang, P.-H. Hsu, H.-L. Liu, Y.-J. Tsai, C.-R. C. Wang, and M.-L. Li, “Monitoring focused-ultrasound induced blood-brain-barrier opening in a rat model by photoacoustic micro-imaging,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 11-12, 2009. (Poster award)

    [DC25] C.-L. Hu, G.-S. Jeng, and M.-L. Li, “Filter-based synthetic focusing for high frame-rate imaging with plane waves,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 11-12, 2009.

    [DC26] D.-W. Li, H.-L. Liu, M.-S. Lin, and M.-L. Li, “Detection of focused-ultrasound induced thermal lesion by ultrasonic Nakagami imaging: a feasibility study,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 11-12, 2009.

    [DC27] C.-C. Cheng, and M.-L. Li, “A novel reconstruction method for photoacoustic tomography: solving the finite-aperture effect,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 11-12, 2009.

    [DC28] C.-T. Fan, Y.-Y. Cheng, P.-H. Wang, and M.-L. Li, “photoacoustic imaging of breast microcalcifications: feasibility study on tissue phantoms,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 11-12, 2009.

    [DC29] P.-H. Wang, and M.-L. Li, “Neo-vascularization imaging of Achilles tendon injury in mice with photoacoustic microscopy,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taoyuan, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 12-13, 2008.

    [DC30] C.-C. Lien, M.-S. Lin, K.-C. Ju, M.-L. Li, and H.-L. Liu, “Feasibility study of interleaved ultrasonic image reconstruction for temperature estimation in high-intensity focused thermal therapy,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taoyuan, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 12-13, 2008.

    [DC31] Y.-C. Kuo, M.-L. Li, and C.-K. Yeh, “Nonlinear microbubble imaging using radial modulation chirp,“ Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taoyuan, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 12-13, 2008.

    [DC32] J.-S. Lai, and M.-L. Li, “Photoacoustic tomography with a ring transducer,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taichung, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 14-15, 2007.

    [DC33] S.-M. Chin, P.-H. Wang, and M.-L. Li, “Combined high frequency photoacoustic and ultrasonic microscopy for microvasculature imaging of small animals,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taichung, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 14-15, 2007.

    [DC34] J.-J. Chen, M.-L. Li, J.-J. Luh, J.-J. Chen, and C.-K. Yeh, “Microcirculation assessment of Achilles tendons in small animals with high frequency ultrasound,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taichung, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 14-15, 2007. (co-adviser, Best paper award)

    [DC35] M.-L. Li, J. A. Schwartz, J. Wang, G. Stoica, and L. V. Wang,“In vivo photoacoustic microscopy of gold nanoshell passive targeting to solid tumors,“ Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 15-16, 2006. (Best poster award)

    [DC36] S.-L. Wang, M.-L. Li, and P.-C. Li, “Aperture domain data based vector velocity estimator,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taoyuan, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 17-18, 2005.

    [DC37] K.-Y. Lai, S.-W. Huang, M.-L. Li, and P.-C. Li, “Ultrasonic therapy using cavitation and bubble destruction: induction and detection,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 12-13, 2003.

    [DC38] W.-J. Guan, M.-L. Li, Y.-F. Chen, H. Kuo, and P.-C. Li, “High frequency small animal ultrasonic imaging for cancer and genomics research,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 12-13, 2003.

    [DC39] C.-K. Liao, C.-W. Wei, D.-H. Huang, M.-L. Li, and P.-C. Li, “Improved backward opto-acoustic imaging using synthetic aperture focusing and coherence factor,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 12-13, 2003.

    [DC40] M.-L. Li, W.-J. Guan, and P.-C. Li, “Weighted synthetic aperture focusing with applications in high-frequency ultrasonic small animal imaging,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 12-13, 2003.

    [DC41] M.-L. Li and P.-C. Li, “Generalized coherence factor based ultrasonic adaptive imaging,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 14-15, 2002.

    [DC42] M.-L. Li and P.-C. Li, “Filter-based synthetic two-way focusing for ultrasonic imaging,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 15-16, 2001. (Best paper award)

    [DC43] M.-L. Li and P.-C. Li, “Filter-based synthetic aperture imaging for ultrasonic imaging,” Symposium of Annual Conference of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C., December 15-16, 2000.

     

  • Patents

  • [P1] M.-L. Li, H.-L. Liu, D.-W. Li, “Method for dynamically analyzing distribution variation of scatterers and application using the same,” United States Patent, provisional application no. 12/913481, filing date: 10/27/2010.

    [P2] M.-L. Li, T.-C. Hsiao, S.-C. Chen, Y.-Y. Cheng, P.-H. Wang, and C.-T. Fan, “Imaging method for microclacification in tissue and imaging method for diagnosing breast cancer,” United States Patent, provisional application no. 12/891401, filing date: 09/27/2010.

    [P3] 李夢麟、劉浩澧和黎大維, “動態分析散射子分佈變化之方法及其應用,” 中華民國專利申請案號99119431,申請日期: 06/15/2010.

    [P4] 李夢麟、蕭在莒和陳訓徹, “鈣化點成像方法及系統,” 中華民國專利申請案號99114605,申請日期:05/07/2010.

    [P5] 郭宗德、呂志偉、謝清富、蕭在莒和李夢麟, “光聲探頭、光聲探測方法與光聲探測系統,”中華民國專利申請案號98142968.

    [P6] K. Üstüner, P.-C. Li, M.-L. Li, T. Thomas, and A. Gee, “Coherence factor adaptive ultrasound imaging methods and systems,” United States Patent 20050228279.