About the Authors

Xiaoqian Cheng

Affiliation Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Jonathan Sherman

Affiliation Department of Neurosurgery, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., United States of America

William Murphy

Affiliation Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Edward Ratovitski

Affiliations Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., United States of America, Head and Neck Cancer Research Division, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Jerome Canady

Affiliation Institute for Advanced Biological and Technical Sciences, USMI, Takoma Park, Maryland, United States of America

Michael Keidar

keidar@gwu.edu

Affiliation Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XC MK. Performed the experiments: XC WM. Analyzed the data: XC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JS MK JC. Wrote the paper: XC WM ER.