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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.) A. Yurt, A. Uyar, T. B. Cilingiroglu, B. B. Goldberg, M. S. Ünlü, "Evanescent waves in high numerical aperture aplanatic solid immersion microscopy: Effects of forbidden light on subsurface imaging," Optics Express, Vol. 22, April 2014, pp. 7422-7433

2.) A. Yurt, M. D. Grogan, S. Ramachandran, B. B. Goldberg, and M. S. Ünlü, "Effect of vector asymmetry of radially polarized beams in solid immersion microscopy," Optics Express, Vol. 22, No. 6, March 2014, pp. 7320-7329

3.) S. C. Remi, B. B. Goldberg, and A. K. Swan, "Charge Tuning of Nonresonant Magnetoexciton Phonon Interactions in Graphene," Physical Review Letters, Vol. 112, 7 February 2014, pp. 056803

4.) E. Cevik, D. S. Freedman, M. Gökkavas, E. Özbay, M. Sahin, and M. S. Ünlü, "Improved selectivity from a wavelength addressable device for wireless stimulation of neural tissue," Frontiers in Neuroengineering, Vol. 7, No. 00005, 18 February 2014, pp. 1-12

5.) H. Chen, M. R. Golder, F. Wang, R. Jasti, and A. K. Swan, "Raman Spectroscopy of Carbon Nanohoops," Carbon, Vol. 67, February 2014, pp. 203-213

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