Fiber Optic Technology; Lasers, Solid-State; Microscopy, Confocal; Microscopy, Fluorescence, Multiphoton; Optical Fibers; Optical Imaging; Spectrum Analysis, Raman; Tomography, Optical Coherence
- Leitgeb & Drexler Group
Research Area: Advancing biomedical optical imaging for a step change in medical diagnostics as well as in fundamental biological and medical research by developing cutting edge optical technologies combining strengths of different imaging modalities.
My main research focus is to develop label-free nonlinear optical imaging techniques to improve early diagnosis of diseases in preclinical research. I'm particularly focused on nonlinear frequency conversion, nonlinear microscopy, and multimodal imaging for biomedical applications.
Techniques, methods & infrastructure
Raman spectroscopy/imaging, Coherent Raman (CARS, SRS) imaging, frequency conversions (SHG, SFG, THG) imaging, multiphoton imaging, customized laser scanning microscopes, optical fibers, Ti:sapphire lasers.