Talks

A series of talks given at various conferences and workshops by P4L members.

Technology Transfer at ZEISS: Bridging the gap between academia and industry in Biophotonics (2014-04-30)

Author(s): Timo Mappes

Lecture at the Interdisciplinary Workshop of Biophotonics, Photonics Europe 2014

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Sepsis - An unmet medical and social need (2014-04-29)

Author(s): Evangelos Giamarallos-Bourboulis

Lecture at the Interdisciplinary Workshop of Biophotonics, Photonics Europe 2014

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Personalising health and care research in European Union (2014-04-29)

Author(s): Sasa  Jenko

Lecture at the Interdisciplinary Workshop of Biophotonics, Photonics Europe 2014

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Biophotonics in Horizon 2020 (2014-04-29)

Author(s): Eddy Corthals

Lecture at the Interdisciplinary Workshop of Biophotonics, Photonics Europe 2014

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Optical devices in otorhinolaryngology and head and neck surgery (2014-04-29)

Author(s): Orlando Guntinas-Lichius

Lecture at the Interdisciplinary Workshop of Biophotonics, Photonics Europe 2014

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Lighting up the diseased brain (2014-04-29)

Author(s): Frank Gunn-Moore

Lecture at the Interdisciplinary Workshop of Biophotonics, Photonics Europe 2014

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Biophotonics & Tissue Optics Methods (2011-06-27)

Author(s): Martin J. Leahy

Course Objectives are to provide the student with an understanding of fundamental non-invasive bio-photonics imaging instrumentation and give further reading on all technologies outlined in this course series (Tissue Optics I-III).

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Tissue Optics Quiz (2011-06-27)

Author(s): Martin J. Leahy

A short quiz completing the Tissue Optics Tutorial Series by Prof. Martin J. Leahy.

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Tissue Optics III - Advanced Tissue Optics for Physical Scientists (2011-06-27)

Author(s): Martin J.  Leahy

This course is the sequel to Tissue Optics II. Its objectives are to provide an understanding of the fundamentals of light propagation through turbid media (such as tissue) and to provide an understanding of basic tissue optical properties and how to measure them. Furthermore this tutorial gives an introduction to computer modelling of light propagation in tissues and provides forward reading on all of the above topics for further in-depth reading.

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Tissue Optics II - Introductory Tissue Optics (2011-06-27)

Author(s): Martin J. Leahy

The objectives of this course are to provide an understanding of the fundamentals of light propagation through turbid media (such as tissue) and to provide an understanding of basic tissue optical properties and how to measure them. Furthermore this tutorial gives an introduction to computer modelling of light propagation in tissues and provides forward reading on all of the above topics for further in-depth reading.

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Tissue Optics I - Laser Safety (2011-06-27)

Author(s): Martin J.  Leahy

The course objectives are to introduce the concept of laser safety for tissue optics (and optics in general). As a prerequisite no knowledge of tissue optics, lasers, or biomedical imaging devices is assumed.

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Biophotonics in the era of molecular imaging (2011-05-06)

Author(s): Giannis  Zacharakis

This tutorial gives a broad overview over the different approaches of in vivo characterization and measurement of biologic processes at the cellular and molecular level including the basic principles of photonic and tomographic imaging as well as the influence of different probe media.

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Principles of laser-tissue interaction for laser surgery (2011-05-06)

Author(s): Roberto Pini

This tutorial covers various aspects of the interaction between bio tissues and laser light on three different scales, from MINI-mally invasive surgery over MICRO-surgery to NANO-surgery. It as well introduces the main surgical lasers used today and gives examples of minimally invasive laser surgeries and micro-and nanosurgery inlcuding the potentials of laser–activated nanoparticles.

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Optical Nano-Antennas (2010-09-01)

Author(s): Niek van Hulst

Nanoscale quantum emitters are key elements in quantum optics and constitute the ultimate limit in sensing. However, efficient optical excitation and detection of such emitters involves large solid angles because their interaction with freely-propagating light is omnidirectional. So far the control of directionality has mainly been pursued by photonic crystal structures and surface-plasmon-based devices.

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Raman Spectroscopy (2010-08-30)

Author(s): Volker Deckert

Raman based microspectroscopy has been recognized as a powerful tool to study biological samples like e.g. cells, tissues etc because the method provides molecular information without external markers such as stains or radioactive labels. Raman spectroscopy is a non destructive technique and does in general, require only minimal or no sample preparation.

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Visual Optics (2010-08-30)

Author(s): Henryk  Kasprzak

A tutorial about the importance of the tear film for human optics and the investigation of its stability on the cornea and the contactlens by use of shearing interferometr.

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Fluorescence LIDAR applications for the outdoor cultural heritage (2010-08-30)

Author(s): Valentina Raimondi

Fluorescence lidar is a non-invasive, remote sensing technique that makes it possible to extend the application of the laser-induced fluorescence technique to the outdoor environment, where uncontrolled external conditions must be met. Although initially developed for the investigation of marine environment and vegetation, in the past decade this technique has been successfully applied to the field of the cultural heritage.

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Presentations of P4L workshop online

30 April 2014

On April 15, 2014, Photonics4Life organized an interdisciplinary workshop of Biophotnics at this years’ Photonics Europe.

The presentations held during this workshop are now online:

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