Optics & Photonics research group

Photo                                        Name Research topics
Kostadinka Bizheva Kostadinka Bizheva Biophotonics
  • Biomedical optics
  • Optical coherence tomography
  • Tissue optics
  • Optical spectroscopy
  • Confocal and fluorescence microscopy
  • Ultrafast optics

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Melanie Campbell Melanie Campbell Biophotonics
  • Optical properties of the eye
  • Optical quality of ophthalmic instrumentation and optical design
  • Refractive properties of the crystalline lens and their changes with growth and accommodation
  • Retinal image quality
  • Monochromatic aberrations of the eye
  • Optical effects of refractive surgery
  • Reflections from the retina
  • Confocal microscopy and ophthalmoscopy
  • Measurement of refractive error

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Qing-Bin Lu Qing-Bin Lu Biophotonics
  • Biophysics and biochemistry (molecular switches controlling DNA damage and cell death)
  • Ultrafast laser spectroscopic techniques
  • Nanometer-scale surface science
  • Environmental/atmospheric science (ozone depletion science).

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Jim Martin Jim Martin Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
  • Laser physics
  • Rydberg and ion-pair states
  • Laser cooling
  • THz source development

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Kevin Resch Kevin Resch Quantum Communication
  • Optical sources of entanglement
  • Measurement and quantum state tomography
  • Quantum interference
  • Nonlinear optics

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Joe Sanderson Joe Sanderson Ultrafast lasers; Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
  • Coulomb imaging of molecules with intense femtosecond laser pulses
  • Controlling molecular geometry and alignment with intense nonresonant laser radiation
  • Development of ultrashort intense laser sources

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Donna Strickland Donna Strickland Ultrafast lasers
  • Intense laser-matter interactions
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Short-pulse
  • Intense laser systems

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David Yevick David Yevick Applied Optics
  • Electric field propagation in optical waveguides
  • Numerical methods for partial differential equations
  • Object-oriented modeling of physical systems

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