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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

Integrated Circuit Super-Resolution Failure Analysis with Solid Immersion Lenses

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.) T. B. Cilingiroglu, M. Zangeneh, A. Uyar, W. C. Karl, J. Konrad, A. J. Joshi, B. B. Goldberg, M. S. Ünlü, "Dictionary-based Sparse Representation for Resolution Improvement in Laser Voltage Imaging of CMOS Integrated Circuits," 2015 Design, Automation and Test in Europe (DATE), March 2015

2.) A. Ersen, S. Elkabes, D. S. Freedman, and M. Sahin, "Chronic tissue response to untethered microelectrode implants in the rat brain and spinal cord," Journal of Neural Engineering, Vol. 12, No. 1, 21 January 2015, pp. 016019

3.) H. Chen, M. R. Golder, F. Wang, S. K. Doorn, R. Jasti, S. Tretiak, and A. K. Swan, "Raman-Active Modes of Even-Numbered Cycloparaphenylenes: Comparisons between Experiments and Density Functional Theory (DFT) Calculations with Group Theory Arguments," Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Vol. 119, No. 5, 2015, pp. 2879–2887

4.) K. Tantiwanichapan, X. F. Wang, A. K. Swan, and R. Paiella, "Graphene on nanoscale gratings for the generation of terahertz Smith-Purcell radiation," Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 105, No. 24, 15 December 2014, pp. 241102

5.) M. S. Ünlü, "Digital Detection of Nanoparticles: Viral Diagnostics and Multiplexed Protein and Nucleic Acid Assays," Materials Research Society Proceedings Fall 2014, Vol. 1720, December 2014

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