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Interferometric Reflectance Imaging Sensor

Apertureless Near-Field Scanning Optical Microscopy

Biological Sensors

Carbon Nanohoops

GK12: Boston Urban Fellows

Graphene Spectroscopy


Nanotube spectroscopy

Numerical Aperture Increasing Lens Microscopy

Opto-Electrical Wireless Neural Stimulators

Platform for Quantified High-throughput Measurement of Protein Induced Conformation Changes in DNA

Programs in STEM Academic Retention and Success

Quantum Dot Spectroscopy

Research Experiences for Teachers Site in Biophotonics

Self-Interference Fluorescence Microscopy

11/21/2011: Abdulkadir Yurt wins Outstanding Poster award at the International Symposium on Test and Failure Analysis

11/4/2011: FLAMES Research Receives Media Attention

10/5/2011: BU lands $5M NIH grant for virus detection platform

11/2/2010: Chemistry World featured single virus detection. "Nanoparticle detector promises fast virus identification"

10/22/2010: Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program Symposium 2010, 1st Place Poster - Samir Ahmed


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Recent Papers

1.) J. W. Christopher, B. B. Goldberg, A. K. Swan, "Long tailed trions in monolayer MoS2: Temperature dependent asymmetry and resulting red-shift of trion photoluminescence spectra," Scientific Reports, Vol. 7, 25 October 2017, pp. 14062

2.) X. Wang, J. W. Christopher, and A. K. Swan, "2D Raman band splitting in graphene: Charge screening and lifting of the K-point Kohn anomaly," Scientific Reports, Vol. 7, 19 October 2017, pp. 13539

3.) D. D. Sevenler, O. Avci, and M. S. Ünlü, "Quantitative interferometric reflectance imaging for the detection and measurement of biological nanoparticles," Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 8, No. 6, 1 June 2017, pp. 2976-2989

4.) O. Avci, C. Yurdakul, and M. S. Ünlü, "Nanoparticle classification in wide-field interferometric microscopy by supervised learning from model," Applied Optics, Vol. 56, No. 15, 11 May 2017, pp. 4238-4242

5.) F. Ekiz Kanik, D. D. Sevenler, N. Lortlar Ünlü, M. Chiari, and M. S. Ünlü, "Surface chemistry and morphology in single particle optical imaging," Nanophotonics, May 2017

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