Optics

Latest Innovations

Visualizable Detection of Nanoscale Perturbations

This technology adapts conventional optical microscopes for visualizable detection and sensing in nanometric volumes. Conversion is fast and low cost, and the resulting...

Vibrational Circular Dichroism Infrared Spectroscopic Imaging Microscope

Dr. Bhargava has developed a new method and device for imaging with a discrete frequency infrared spectroscopic microscope. Vibrational circular dichroism (VCD) is useful...

Harmonic Optical Tomography of Nonlinear Structures

A collaborative research effort between Professor Gabriel Popescu and co-inventors from Colorado State University has resulted in a new imaging technique, Harmonic Optical...

Simultaneous 4-phase shifted full field optical coherence microscopy

Professor Stephen Boppart and researchers from the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology have developed a method and apparatus for capturing four...

Optical phantom for multimodal optical instruments using fluorescent nanodiamonds

Dr. Boppart has created a new manner of calibrating multimodal optical instruments. Unlike prior solutions, such as fluorescent beads, this invention does not bleach and...

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