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Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles


58. [S. Han§, T. Ninjbadgar§], M. Kang, C. Kim*, and J. Kim*, “Recent Advances in Photoacoustic Agents for Theranostic Applications,” Nanomaterials, 13(4), 695. (2023) IF: 5.719


57. B. Park, C. Kim, and J. Kim*, “Recent Advances on Ultrasound and Photoacoustic Imaging for Thyroid Cancer Analysis,” Advanced Physics Research. (2023) 


56. T. Kim, H. Kim, W. Choi, Y. Lee, J. Pyo, J. Lee, J. Kim, J. Kim, J. Kim, C. Kim, and W. Kim*, “Deep Brain Stimulation by Blood–Brain-Barrier-Crossing Piezoelectric Nanoparticles Generating Current and Nitric Oxide under Focused Ultrasound,” Nature Biomedical Engineering. (2022) IF: 29.234 

55. J. Kim, D. Lee, H. Lim, H. Yang, J. Kim, J. Kim, Y. Kim, H. Kim, and C. Kim, “Deep Learning Alignment of Bidirectional Raster Scanning in High Speed Photoacoustic Microscopy,” Scientific Reports, 12, 16238. (2022) IF: 4.996


54. S. Han, D. Lee, S. Kim, H. Kim*, S. Jeong*, and J. Kim*, “Contrast Agents for Photoacoustic Imaging: A Review Focusing on the Wavelength Range,” Biosensors, 12(8), 594. (2022) IF: 5.743


53. [H. Kye, Y. Song, T. Ninjbadgar], C, Kim*, and J. Kim*, “Whole-Body Photoacoustic Imaging Techniques for Preclinical Small Animal Studies,” Sensors, 22(14), 5130. (2022) IF: 3.847


52. [M. Kang, H. Lee], S. Jeong, T. Eom*, J. Kim*, and D. Han*, “The State of the Art in Carbon Nanomaterials for Photoacoustic Imaging,” Biomedicines, 10(6), 1374. (2022) IF: 4.757


51. J. Kim*, “Photoacoustic Analysis Techniques for Thyroid Cancers: Principles and Applications,” International Journal of Thyroidology, 15(1), 23-27. (2022)


50. [H. Lee, S. Han, S. Park], S. Cho, J. Yoo, C. Kim*, and J. Kim*, “Ultrasound-Guided Breath-Compensation in Single-Element Photoacoustic Imaging for Three-Dimensional Whole-Body Images of Mice,” Frontiers in Physics, 10, 894837. (2022) IF: 3.718


49B. Park, S. Park, J. Kim*, and C. Kim*, “Listening to Drug Delivery and Responses via Photoacoustic Imaging,” Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, 184, 114235. (2022) IF: 17.873


48. [S. Han, H. Lee], C. Kim, and J. Kim*, “Review on Multispectral Photoacoustic Analysis of Cancer: Thyroid and Breast,” Metabolites, 12(5), 382. (2022) IF: 5.581


47. [E. Park, H. Lee], S. Han, J. Kim*, and C. Kim*, “Photoacoustic Imaging Systems based on Clinical Ultrasound Platform,” Experimental Biology and Medicine, 247(7), 551-560. (2022) IF: 4.088


46. J Shin, J. Kim, T. Kim, and J. Yoo*, “An Enhanced Affine Projection Algorithm Based on the Adjustment of Input-Vector Number,” Entropy, 24(3), 431. (2022) IF: 2.738


45. S. G. Lee, M. Kim, S. Jeong, J. Hwang, J. Kim, A. Gourrier, J. C. Vial*, and K. Kyhm*, “Autofluorescence Loss in Photobleaching for Human Dentin Ex Vivo,” Current Optics and Photonics, 6(1), 86-91. (2022) IF: 0.879


44. [H. Lee, J. Kim], H. Kim, C. Kim*, and J. Kim*, “Review on Optical Imaging Techniques for Multispectral Analysis of Nanomaterials,” Nanotheranostics, 6(1), 50-61. (2022)


43. [S. Cho, S. Park, B. Park], D. Kim, T. Lee, B. Kim, C. Kim, J. Kim*, S. Lee*, and C. Kim*, “High-speed Photoacoustic Microscopy: A Review Dedicated on Light Sources,” Photoacoustics, 24, 100291. (2021) IF: 9.656


42. [J. Kim, S. Park], G. Kim, M. Park, J. Kim*, and C. Kim*, “Full-Field Optical Coherence Tomography using Tunable-Path-Difference Source for Three-Dimensional Multi-Layered Imaging with Enhanced Signal-to-Noise Ratio,” Optics and Lasers in Engineering, 147, 106727. (2021) IF: 5.666

41. W. Lee, Y. Choi, J. Kim, and J. Yoo*, “Bunch-of-Keys Module for Optimizing a Single Image Detector Based on the Property of Sequential Images,” IEEE Access, 9, 144713-144725. (2021) IF: 3.460

40. Y. Choi, W. Lee, J. Kim, and J. Yoo*, “A Variable-Sampling Time Model Predictive Control Algorithm for Improving Path-Tracking Performance of a Vehicle,” Sensors, 21(20), 6845. (2021) IF: 3.847


39. J. Shin; J. Kim, T. Kim, J. Yoo*, “Lp-Norm-Like Affine Projection Sign Algorithm for Sparse System to Ensure Robustness Against Impulsive Noise,” Symmetry, 13(10), 1916. (2022) IF: 2.940

38. [J. Kim, B. Park, J. Ha], I. Steinberg, S. M. Hooper, C. Jeong, E. Park, W. Choi, T. Liang, J. S. Bae, R. Managuli, Y. Kim, S. S. Gambhir*, D. Lim*, and C. Kim*, “Multiparametric Photoacoustic Analysis of Human Thyroid Cancers In Vivo,” Cancer Research, 81(18), 4849-4860. (2021) IF: 13.312


37. A. Akbar, M. Kamran, J. Kim*, and M. Jeong*, “Mathematical Modeling and Computer-Aided Simulation of the Acoustic Response for Cracked Steel Specimens,” Applied Sciences, 11(16), 7699. (2021) IF: 2.838


36. [C. Choi, W. Choi], J. Kim, and C. Kim*, “Non-Invasive Photothermal Strain Imaging of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Live Animals,” IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 40(9), 2487-2495. (2021) IF: 11.037

35. I. Steinberg, J. Kim, M. K. Schneider, D. Hyun, A. Zlitni, S. M. Hooper, T. Klap, G. A. Sonn, J. J. Dahl, C. Kim, and S. S. Gambhir*, “Superiorized Photo-Acoustic Non-NEgative Reconstruction (SPANNER) for Clinical Photoacoustic Imaging,” IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 40(7), 1888-1897. (2021) IF: 11.037

34. [W. Jeong, M. Kang], H. Lee, J. Lee, J. Kim*, D. Han*, K. Kim*, “Recent Trends on Photoacoustic Imaging Techniques for 2D Nanomaterial-based Phototherapy,” Biomedicines, 9(1), 80. (2021) IF: 4.757

33. [E. Park, S. Park], H. Lee, M. Kang, C. Kim*, and J. Kim*, “Simultaneous Dual-Modal Multispectral Photoacoustic and Ultrasound Macroscopy for Three-Dimensional Whole-Body Imaging of Small Animals”, Photonics, 8(1), 13. (2021) IF: 2.536


32. [B. Park, C. Bang, C. Lee], J. Han, W. Choi, J. Kim, G. Park, J. Rhie, J. Lee*, and C. Kim*, “3D Wide-field Multispectral Photoacoustic Imaging of Human Melanomas In Vivo: A Pilot Study,” Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 35(3), 669-676. (2020) IF: 9.228

31. R. Roth, S. Kim, J. Kim, and S. Rhee*, “Single-cell and Spatial Transcriptomics Approaches of Cardiovascular Development and Disease,” BMB Reports, 53(8), 393-399. (2020) IF: 5.041

30. [C. Lee, W. Choi], J. Kim, and C. Kim*, “Three-dimensional Clinical Handheld Photoacoustic/Ultrasound Scanner,” Photoacoustics, 18, 100173. (2020) IF:9.656

29. I. Noh, M. Kim, J. Kim, D. Lee, D. Oh, J. Kim, C. Kim, S. Jon, and Y. Kim*, “Structure-inherent Near-infrared Bilayer Nanovesicles for Use as Photoacoustic Image-guided Chemo-thermotherapy,” Journal of Controlled Release, 320, 283-292. (2020) IF: 11.467

28. S. Park, D. Won, B. J. Lee, D. Escobedo, A. Esteva, A. Aalipour, J. T. Ge, J. Kim, S. Suh, E. Choi, A. Lozano, C. Yao, S. Bodapati, F. B. Achterberg, J. Kim, H. Park, Y. Choi, W. Kim, J. Yu, A. M. Bhatt, J. Lee, R. Spitler, S. X. Wang, and S. S. Gambhir*, “A Mountable Toilet System for Personalized Health Monitoring via the Analysis of Excreta”, Nature Biomedical Engineering, 4, 624-635. (2020) IF: 29.234

27. [J. Kim, E. Park], W. Choi, B. Park, and C. Kim*, “Towards Clinical Photoacoustic and Ultrasound Imaging: Probe Improvement and Real-time Graphical User Interface,” Experimental Biology and Medicine, 245(4), 321-329. (2020) IF: 4.088

26. [B. Park, K. Lee], S. Park, M. Yun, H. Choi, J. Kim, C. Lee*, H. Kim*, and C. Kim*, “Deep Tissue Photoacoustic Imaging of Nickel(II) Dithiolene-containing Polymeric Nanoparticles in the Second Near-infrared Window,” Theranostics, 10(6), 2509-2521. (2020) IF: 11.600 (Featured on the cover)


25. [Y. Kang, J. Kim], J. Park, Y. Lee, G. Saravanakumar, K. Park, W. Choi, K. Kim*, E. Lee*, C. Kim*, and W. Kim*, “Tumor Vasodilation by N-Heterocyclic Carbene-based Nitric Oxide Delivery Triggered by High-intensity Focused Ultrasound and Enhanced Drug Homing to Tumor Sites for Anti-cancer Therapy,” Biomaterials, 217, 119297. (2019) IF: 15.304

24. H. Choi, W. Choi, J. Kim, W. H. Kong, K. S. Kim, C. Kim, and S. K. Hahn*, “Multi-functional Nanodroplets Encapsulating Naphthalocyanine and Perfluorohexane for Bimodal Image-Guided Therapy,” Biomacromolecules, 20(10), 3767-3777. (2019) IF: 6.978

23. U. Chitgupi, N. Nyayapathi, J. Kim, D. Wang, B. Sun, C. Li, K. Carter, W. Huang, C. Kim, J. Xia, and J. F. Lovell*, “Surfactant-stripped Micelles for NIR-II Photoacoustic Imaging through 12 cm of Breast Tissue and Whole Human Breasts,” Advanced Materials, 31(40), 1902279. (2019) IF: 32.086

22. [J. Kim, W. Cho§], E. Park, Y. Kang, W. Kim, and C. Kim*, “Real-time Photoacoustic Thermometry Combined with Clinical Ultrasound Imaging and High Intensity Focused Ultrasound,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 66(12), 3330-3338. (2019) IF: 4.756 (Featured on the Cover)


21. J. Meng, J. Kim, L. V. Wang, C. Kim*, and L. Song*, “Compressed Sensing with Gaussian Scale Mixture Model for Limited-view Photoacoustic Computed Tomography In Vivo,” Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment, 17, 1-11. (2018) IF: 2.876

20. S. Park, G. Park, J. Kim, W. Choi, U. Jeong*, and C. Kim*, “Bi2Se3 Nanoplates for Contrast-enhanced Photoacoustic Imaging at 1064 nm,” Nanoscale, 10, 20548-20558. (2018) IF: 8.307 (Featured on the cover)

19. [J. Kim, Y. Kim], B. Park, H. Seo, C. Bang, G. Park, Y Park, J. Rhie, J. Lee*, and C. Kim*, “Multispectral Ex Vivo Photoacoustic Imaging of Cutaneous Melanoma for Better Selection of the Excision Margin,” British Journal of Dermatology, 179(3), 780-782. (2018) IF: 11.113


18. [J. Kim, E. Park], Y. Jung, B. Kim, J. Kim, C. Yi, I. Kim*, and C. Kim*, “X-Ray Acoustic-Based Dosimetry Using a Focused Ultrasound Transducer and a Medical Linear Accelerator,” IEEE Transactions on Radiation and Plasma Medical Sciences, 1(6), 534-540. (2017)

17. S. Park, J. Jang, J. Kim, Y. S. Kim*, and C. Kim*, “Real-time Triple-modal Photoacoustic, Ultrasound, and Magnetic Resonance Fusion Imaging of Humans,” IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 36(9), 1912-1921. (2017) IF: 11.037


16. D. Keum, J. Mun, B. Hwang, J. Kim, H. Kim, W. Jo, D. Ha, D. Cho, C. Kim, S. Hahn*, “Smart Microbubble Eluting Theranostic Stent for Noninvasive Ultrasound Imaging and Prevention of Restenosis,” Small, 13(10), 1602925. (2016) IF: 15.153 (Featured on the cover)

15. H. Lee, J. Lee, J. Kim, J. Mun, J. Chung, H. Koo, C. Kim, S. Yun, S. Hahn*, “Hyaluronate - Gold Nanorod / DR5 Antibody Complex for Non-Invasive Theranosis of Skin Cancer,” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 8(47), 32202-32210. (2016) IF: 10.383

14. J. Kim, S. Park, Y. Jung, S. Chang, J. Park, Y. Zhang, J. F. Lovell, and C Kim*, “Programmable Real-time Clinical Photoacoustic and Ultrasound Imaging System,” Scientific Reports, 6, 35137. (2016) IF: 4.996

13. S. Jeon, J. Kim, J. Yun*, and C. Kim*, “Non-destructive Photoacoustic Imaging of Metal Surface Defects,” Journal of Optics, 18(11), 114001. (2016) IF: 2.077

12. [J. Song, J. Kim], S. Hwang, M. Jeon, S. Jeong, C. Kim* and S. Kim*, “Smart Gold Nanoparticles for Photoacoustic Imaging: an Imaging Contrast Agent Responsive to the Cancer Microenvironment and Signal Amplification via pH-induced Aggregation,” Chemical Communications, 52, 8287-8290. (2016) IF: 6.065

11. [M. Jeon, J. Kim], and C. Kim*, “Multiplane Spectroscopic Whole Body Photoacoustic Imaging of Small Animals In Vivo,” Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 54(2-3), 283-294. (2016) IF: 3.079 (The Nightingale award for Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing 2018)

10. J. Chen, C. Liu, G. Zeng, Y. You, H. Wang, X. Gong, R. Zheng, J. Kim, C. Kim, L. Song, “Indocyanine Green Loaded Reduced Graphene Oxide for In Vivo Photoacoustic/Fluorescence Dual-Modality Tumor Imaging,” Nanoscale Research Letters, 11(85), 1-11. (2016) IF: 5.418


9. [C. Lee, J. Kim], Y. Zhang, M. Jeon, C. Liu, L. Song, J. F. Lovell*, and C. Kim*, “Dual-color Photoacoustic Lymph Node Imaging using Nanoformulated Naphthalocyanines,” Biomaterials, 73, 142-148. (2015) IF: 15.304

8. J. Kim, S. Park, C. Lee, J. Kim, and C. Kim*, “Organic Nanostructures for Photoacoustic Imaging,” ChemNanoMat, 2(3), 156-166. (2015) IF: 3.820

7. I. Roy, D. Shetty, R. Hota, K. Baek, J. Kim, C. Kim, S. Kappert, and K. Kim*, “A Multifunctional Subphthalocyanine Nanosphere for Targeting, Labeling, and Killing of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria,” Angewandte Chemie, 54(50), 15152-15155. (2015) IF: 16.823

6. J. Kim, D. Lee, U. Jung, C. Kim*, “Photoacoustic Imaging Platforms for Multimodal Imaging,” Ultrasonography, 34(2), 88-97. (2015) IF: 4.725

5. J. Rieffel, F. Chen, J. Kim, G. Chen*, W. Shao, S. Shao, U. Chitgupi, R. Hernandez, S. A. Graves, R. J. Nickles, P. N. Prasad*, C. Kim, W. Cai, J. F. Lovell*, “Hexamodal Imaging with Porphyrin-phospholipid-coated Upconversion Nanoparticles,” Advanced Materials, 27(10), 785-1790. (2015) IF: 32.086


4. [S. Park, J. Kim, C. Choi, D. Lee], and C. Kim*, “Highlights from the Latest Articles in Gold Nanoparticles for Theranostics,” Nanomedicine, 9(13), 1909-1911. (2014) IF: 6.096

3. S. Park, C. Lee, J. Kim, and C. Kim*, “Acoustic Resolution Photoacoustic Microscopy,” Biomedical Engineering Letters, 4(3), 213-222. (2014) IF: 3.920

2. S. Park, J. Kim, M. Jeon, J. Song, and C. Kim*, “In Vivo Photoacoustic and Fluorescence Cystography Using Clinically Relevant Dual Modal Indocyanine Green,” Sensors, 14(10), 19660-19668. (2014) IF: 3.847

1. [M. Jeon, W. Song], E. Huynh, J. Kim, J. Kim, B. L. Helfield, B. Leung, D. E. Goertz, G. Zheng, J. Oh*, J. F. Lovell*, and C. Kim*, “Methylene Blue Microbubbles as a Model Dual-modality Contrast Agent for Ultrasound and Activatable Photoacoustic Imaging,” Journal of Biomedical Optics, 19(1), 016005. (2014) IF: 3.758

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