Multimedia presentations: Hot Topics and plenary talks from SPIE Photonics West 2014

Covering a variety of topics, these presentations by innovators in optics and photonics are a highlight of the symposium.

04 March 2014

BiOS Hot Topics

The perennially popular BiOS Hot Topics session at Photonics West 2014 drew a standing-room-only crowd once again, eager to hear the latest news in biomedical optics and biophontonics in a series of brief talks.

Diffuse Optical Methods for Assessing Breast Cancer Chemotherapy
Bruce Tromberg, Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic (USA)

Bruce Tromberg
Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic (USA)

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Clinical Translation in OCT: Role of Research, Funding, and Entrepreneurism
Eric Swanson OCT News (USA)
Eric Swanson
OCT News (USA)

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Optical Spectroscopy and Tomography of Oxygen Delivery: From Macro to Micro and Back

David Boas, Massachusetts General Hospital (USA)
David Boas
Massachusetts General Hospital(USA)

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Photoacoustic Tomography: Ultrasonically Beating Optical Diffusion and Diffraction
Lihong Wang, Washington Univ. in St. Louis (USA)
Lihong Wang
Washington Univ. in St. Louis (USA)

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Single-cell Photonic Nanocavity Probes
Gary Shambat, Stanford Univ. (USA)
Gary Shambat
Stanford Univ. (USA)

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New Small Quantum Dots for Neuroscience

Paul Selvin, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA)

Paul Selvin
Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA)

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Journey into the Brain: from Single Synapse to Whole Brain Anatomy by Correlative Microscopy
Francesco Pavone, European Laboratory for Non Linear Spectroscopy (LENS)
Francesco Pavone
European Laboratory for Non Linear Spectroscopy (LENS) (Italy)

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Scanning Fiber Endoscopy -- Multimodes of Guided Intervention
Eric Seibel, Univ. of Washington (USA)

Eric Seibel
Univ. of Washington

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Plenary Sessions

Plenary sessions at Photonics West featured discussions on advances in optics and photonics technologies, such as biochip micromachining, laser surgery, and silicon photonics.


OPTO Plenary Session

The Previously Unbelievable Performance of Ultrafast Thin Disk Lasers
Ursula Keller, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
Ursula Keller
ETH Zurich (Switzerland)

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LASE Plenary Sessions

Photonics21 and the Perspectives from the European Photonics Industry
Michael Mertin, JENOPTIK AG (Germany)
Michael Mertin

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Femtosecond Laser 3D Micromachining and its Applications to Biochip Fabrication
Koji Sugioka, RIKEN (Japan)
Koji Sugioka
RIKEN (Japan)

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A New Plasmonics Enhanced Ultrafast Laser Multi-Nanoscapel
Michel Meunier, Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal (Canada)

Michel Meunier
Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal (Canada)

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