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Biomedical Optics & Medical Imaging

At the Nexus of Contemporary Science

Bruce Tromberg on the rise of biophotonics, merging multi-disciplinary approaches, and his new role at the NIH.

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Optical tweezers and high-power lasers that rely on advances by the 2018 laureates feature widely at the Photonics West exhibition.

18 March 2019
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From Arizona to New York, and Florida to Colorado, photonics communities continue to grow in influence across the country.

12 March 2019
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The latest developments in optics and photonics technologies.

5 March 2019

The OPTO plenary session highlighted the emerging power of deep learning in microscopy and imaging, the advent and continued promise of photonic crystals, and the need for new photonics technology to handle increasingly large-scale data networks.

27 February 2019

A plenary presentation from SPIE Photonics West 2019.

26 February 2019
Finger-mounted probe reveals elasticity of tissues
University of Western Australia project could assist in cancer diagnosis and treatment.
18 March 2019
MIT imaging system spots tiny tumors
Near-IR DOLPHIN platform could lead to earlier detection of cancers.
12 March 2019
Yale project lets light penetrate opaque media without dispersing
Carefully tailored wavefronts might assist in deep-tissue imaging and optogenetics.
12 March 2019
Raman reveals the tumors most likely to resist radiotherapy
University of Arkansas and Johns Hopkins identify differences between treatment-sensitive and treatment-resistant sites.
6 March 2019
Qingming Luo: Brainsmatics-visualizing brain-wide networks