Warren S. Warren, PhD
James B. Duke Professor of Chemistry, Professor
of Radiology, Biomedical Engineering, and Physics
Martin Fischer, PhD
Associate Research Professor
Research Interests: Exploring novel nonlinear optical contrast mechanisms for high-resolution structural and functional imaging in biomedicine, materials science, and cultural heritage. Also directs the Advanced Light Imaging and Spectroscopy (ALIS) Facility - http://alis.duke.edu
Simone Degan, PhD
Research Interestes: Investigating novel in vivo imaging technologies using pre-clinical and clinical trials to detect early melanoma lesions, and MRI applications on lung diseases.
Xiaolei Wang, PhD
Research Interests: I am a physicist with an interest in contributing to a deeper understanding of life science by developing and applying practical advanced optical microscopy and image analysis algorithm with machine learning/deep learning.
Xiao Ji, PhD
Research Interests: Design and reduce to practice the new instrument of spin chemistry, in view of extending the scope of SABRE technique.
David Grass, PhD
Research Interests: Nonlinear optical imaging techniques, pump-probe microscopy and its clinical applications for melanoma, optical levitation, and optomechanics.
Research Interests: I study the dynamics of malanin using pump probe laser system and seek for the proper criterion to diagnose melanoma. I also develop a new conpact pump probe microscope for clinical application.
Research Interests: Utilization of SABRE hyperpolarization techniques to boost MRI signal and probe both physiological and pathological metabolic processes in vivo.
Research Interests: Developing models for the non-linear processes in pump-probe signals; upgrading pump-probe microscopy systems.
Research Interests: Investigating multi-layered three-dimensional structures, such as a painting, using pump-probe microscopy.
Research Interests: Producing spin-polarized samples in large amounts with new hyperpolarization techniques to search for light QCD axions and axionlike particles.
Research Interests: Exploring the phtoexcitation dynamics of perovskite solar cell by pump probe microscopy and developing a moveable pump-probe laser system.
Research Interests: Implementing novel theoretical and experimental techniques to investigate coherent hyperpolarization dynamics of SABRE, maximizing polarization yield and efficiency of singlet order consumption.
Research Interests: Applying pump-probe microscopy to image and explore the photo-physics of pigments in artworks.