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PicoStar HR                                         FLYER                                       Data Sheet

minimum gate width: 200ps                         trigger frequency: up to 110 MHz                gain modulation: up to 1 GHz                      Upgrade: 80ps @ up to 10kHz                    Accessories: delay unit, delay generator,      optical trigger unit, trigger resynchronizer       Software: Windows compatible 32 bit DaVis software for camera function and peripheral device control, image processing and analysis.

PicoStar UF:                                                                                      Data Sheet

  • minimum gate width: 50ps
  • trigger frequency: up to 1kHz
  • image intensifier: GEN II or GEN III
  • photocathode size: 12mm
  • spectral response: 200-900nm
  • sensitivity: single photon range
  • dynamic range: 12/14/16 bit

PicoStar:                                                                                           Data Sheet

  • minimum gate width: 80ps
  • trigger frequency: up to 10kHz
  • image intensifier: GEN II or GEN III
  • photocathode size: 18mm
  • spectral response: 200-900nm
  • sensitivity: single photon range
  • dynamic range: 12/14/16 bit



Fluorescence Lifetime

3D-resolved investigation of the pH gradient in artificial skin constructs by means of fluorescence lifetime imaging.
Niesner R, Peker B, Schlusche P, Gericke KH, Hoffmann C, Hahne D, Muller-Goymann C.                                                                                            Pharm Res. 2005, 22(7):1079-87

Measurement of intracellular oxygen levels using fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy (FLIM)
Dhruv Sud, Wei Zhong, David Beer, Mary-Ann Mycek
Proceedings of SPIE -- Volume 5859
Photon Migration and Diffuse-Light Imaging II, Kai Licha, Rinaldo Cubeddu, Editors, 5859 (Aug. 25, 2005)

Whole-body fluorescence lifetime imaging of a tumor-targeted near-infrared molecular probe in mice
Sharon Bloch, Frédéric Lesage, Laura McIntosh, Amir Gandjbakhche, Kexian Liang, and Samuel Achilefu
J. Biomed. Opt. 1005, 10(5), 054003

Toward the clinical application of time-domain fluorescence lifetime imaging
I. Munro, J. McGinty, N. Galletly, J. Requejo-Isidro, P. M. P. Lanigan, D. S. Elson, C. Dunsby, M. A. A. Neil, M. J. Lever, G. W. H. Stamp, and P. M. W. French
J. Biomed. Opt. Vol. 10, 051403 (Oct. 31, 2005)

Sensing cellular function and molecular activity in vivo using fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy (FLIM)
Wei Zhong, Dhruv Sud, Mei Wu, Karl A. Merrick, Sofia D. Merajver, David G. Beer, Mary-Ann Mycek
Proceedings of SPIE -- Volume 5864 Novel Optical Instrumentation for Biomedical Applications II, Christian D. Depeursinge, Editor, 2005

Video rate fluorescence lifetime imaging and fluorescence lifetime endoscopy
J. McGinty, I. Munro, J. Requejo-Isidro, D. S. Elson, C. Dunsby, M. A. A. Neil, P. M. W. French, N. P. Galletly, and G. W. H. Stamp
Proceedings of SPIE -- Volume 5864
Novel Optical Instrumentation for Biomedical Applications II, Christian D. Depeursinge, Editor, 2005

Fluorescence lifetime imaging with picosecond resolution for biomedical applications
K. Dowling, M. J. Dayel, M. J. Lever, P. M. W. French, J. D. Hares and A. K. L. Dymoke-Bradshaw
OPTICS LETTERS 1998, 23(10) 810-812

Fluorescence lifetime three-dimensional microscopy with picosecond precision using a multifocal multiphoton microscope
M. Straub and S. W. Hell
APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 1998, 73(13), 1769-1771

Imaging fluorescence lifetime heterogeneity applied to GFP-tagged MHC protein at an immunological synapse                                                                      Treanor B, Lanigan PM, Suhling K, Schreiber T, Munro I, Neil MA, Phillips D, Davis DM, French PM                                                                                        J Microsc. 2005, 217(Pt 1):36-43

Fast excited state intramolecular proton transfer and subnanosecond dynamic Stokes shift of time-resolved fluorescence spectra of the 5-methoxysalicylic acid/diethyl ether complex.
M. Smoluch, H. Joshi, A. Gerssen, C. Gooijer, and G. van der Zwan                   
J. Phys. Chem. A, 2005, 109, 535-541.

Time-resolved fluorescence of the bacteriophageT4 capsid protein gp23
Aike Stortelder, Joost B. Buijs, Jaap Bulthuis, Saskia M. van der Vies, Cees Gooijer, Gert van der Zwan
Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology 2005, 78, 53–60

A wide-field time-domain fluorescence lifetime imaging microscope with optical sectioning                                                                                              S. E. D. Webb,Y. Gu, S. Leveque-Fort, J. Siegel, M. J. Cole, K. Dowling, R. Jones, P. M. W. French, M. A. A. Neil, R. Jus¡kaitis, L. O. D. Sucharov, T. Wilson, M. J. Lever                                                                                                      REVIEW OF SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS 2002, 73(4), 2002

Protein localization in living cells and tissues using FRET and FLIM
Ye Chen . James D. Mills, Ammasi Periasamy
Differentiation 2003, 71, 528-541

High-speed wide-field time-gated endoscopic fluorescence-lifetime imaging
J. Requejo-Isidro, J. McGinty, I. Munro, D. S. Elson, N. P. Galletly, M. J. Lever, M. A. A. Neil, G. W. H. Stamp, P. M. W. French, P. A. Kellett, J. D. Hares, and A. K. L. Dymoke-Bradshaw
OPTICS LETTERS 2004, 29(19), 2249-51

pH-dependent regulation of lysosomal calcium in macrophages
Kenneth A. Christensen, Jesse T. Myers and Joel A. Swanson
Journal of Cell Science, 2002, 115, 599-607

Time-domain fluorescence lifetime imaging applied to biological tissue
Dan Elson, Jose Requejo-Isidro, Ian Munro, Fred Reavell, Jan Siegel, Klaus Suhling, Paul Tadrous, Richard Benninger, Peter Lanigan, James McGinty, Clifford Talbot, Bebhinn Treanor, Stephen Webb, Ann Sandison, Andrew Wallace, Dan Davis, John Lever, Mark Neil, David Phillips, Gordon Stamp and Paul French
Photochem. Photobiol. Sci ., 2004, 3, 795 – 801

Noniterative Biexponential Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging in the Investigation of Cellular Metabolism by Means of NAD(P)H Autofluorescence
Raluca Niesner, Buelent Peker, Peter Schluesche, and Karl-Heinz Gericke
ChemPhysChem 2004, 5, 1141-1149

Picosecond time-gated microscopy of UV-damaged plant tissue
S. Rehman and P. B. Lukins
OPTICS EXPRESS, 2002, 10(8), 370-375

Fluorescence lifetime imaging (FLIM) of rhodamine 123 in living cells
Herbert Schneckenburger, Karl Stock, Marco Lyttek, Wolfgang S. L. Strauss and
Reinhard Sailer
Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2004, 3, 127 – 131

Imaging fluorescence lifetime modulation of a ruthenium-based dye in living cells: the potential for oxygen sensing
Wei Zhong, Paul Urayama and Mary-Ann Mycek
J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 36 1689-1695

Autofluorescence Lifetime Imaging of Cultivated Cells Using a UV Picosecond Laser Diode
Herbert Schneckenburger, Michael Wagner, Petra Weber, Wolfgang S.L. Strauss and Reinhard Sailer
Journal of Fluorescence 2004,  14(5), 649 - 654 

Fluorescence lifetimes of molecular dye ensembles near interfaces
Norbert Danz, Jörg Heber, and Andreas Bräuer, Richard Kowarschik
Phys. Rev. A  2002, 66, 063809

Time-resolved Microspectrofluorimetry and Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging of Hypericin in Human Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells.
Taroni P, Valentini G, Comelli D, D'Andrea C, Cubeddu R, Hu DN, Roberts JE         Photochemistry and Photobiology 2004, 81(3), 524–528

Fluorescence lifetime imaging and spectroscopy as tools for nondestructive analysis of works of art
Comelli D, D'Andrea C, Valentini G, Cubeddu R, Colombo C, Toniolo L                  Appl Opt. 2004, 43(10):2175-83

Time-resolved DNA-microarray reading by an intensified CCD for ultimate sensitivity                                                                                               G.Valentini, C.D’Andrea, D.Comelli, A.Pifferi, P.Taroni, A. Torricelli, R.Cubeddu, C.Battaglia, C.Consolandi, G.Salani, L.Rossi-Bernardi and G.De Bellis
Opt. Lett. 2000, 25, 1648-1650

A UV-Visible-NIR fluorescence lifetime imaging microscope for laser-based biological sensing with picosecond resolution                                                 P. Urayama, W. Zhong, J.A. Beamish, F.K. Minn, R.D. Sloboda, K.H. Dragnev, E. Dmitrovsky , M.-A. Mycek                                                                         Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics 2003, 76(5), 483-496

Fluorescence-lifetime imaging with a multifocal two-photon microscope
S. Lévêque-Fort, M. P. Fontaine-Aupart, G. Roger, P. Georges                         Optics Letters, 2004, 29(24), 2884-2886

Fluorescence lifetime imaging with a low-repetition-rate passively mode-locked diode-pumped Nd:YVO4 oscillator
S. Lévêque-Fort, D. N. Papadopoulos, S. Forget, F. Balembois, P. Georges          Optics Letters, 2005, 30(2), 168-170

Laser-assisted fluorescence microscopy for measuring cell membrane dynamics   Herbert Schneckenburger, Michael Wagner, Martina Kretzschmar, Wolfgang S. L. Strauss and Reinhard Sailer                                                                        Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences, 2004, 3(8), 817 - 822


Quantitative Spatial Mapping of Mixing in Microfluidic Systems
Steven W. Magennis, Emmelyn M. Graham, Anita C. Jones
Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2005, 44(40), 6512 – 6516

Quantitative 3D Mapping of Fluidic Temperatures within Microchannel Networks Using Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging.
Benninger RK, Koc Y, Hofmann O, Requejo-Isidro J, Neil MA, French PM, Demello AJ.
Anal Chem. 2006 Apr 1;78(7):2272-8

Time-resolved fluorescence imaging of solvent interactions in microfluidic devices Richard K. P. Benninger, Oliver Hofmann, James McGinty, Jose Requejo-Isidro, Ian Munro, Mark A. A. Neil, Andrew J. deMello and Paul M. W. French                     OPTICS EXPRESS 2005, 13(16), 6275-6285

Properties of microfluidic turbulent mixing revealed by fluorescence lifetime imaging
Glen I. Redford, Zigurts K. Majumdar, Jason D. B. Sutin, and Robert M. Clegg      J. Chem. Phys. 123, 224504 (2005) (6 pages)


IMAGING EPIDERMAL GROWTH FACTOR RECEPTOR PHOSPHORYLATION IN HUMAN COLORECTAL CANCER CELLS AND HUMAN TISSUES                                         Michael Keese, Richard J. Magdeburg, Torsten Herzog, Till Hasenberg, Martin Offerdinger, Rainer Pepperkok, Jörg W. Sturm, and Philippe I. H. Bastiaens          J. Biol. Chem., 2005, 280(30) 27826-27831

Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer Between Quantum Dot Donors and Dye-Labeled Protein Acceptors
Aaron R. Clapp, Igor L. Medintz, J. Matthew Mauro, Brent R. Fisher, Moungi G. Bawendi, and Hedi Mattoussi
J. AM. CHEM. SOC. 2004, 126, 301-310

Self-assembled nanoscale biosensors based on quantum dot FRET donors
Nature Materials 2003, 2,  630-638

Nanosecond fluorescence resonance energy transfer-fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy to localize the protein interactions in a single living cell
Journal of Microscopy, 2002, 205(1), 3-14.

Imaging activation of two Ras isoforms simultaneously in a single cell.
Peyker A, Rocks O, Bastiaens PI                                                                 Chembiochem 2005 6(1):78-85.

Time-Resolved Fluorescence Microscopy and Spectroscopy

Time-resolved optical imaging provides a molecular snapshot of altered metabolic functionin living human cancer cell models                                                    Dhruv Sud, Wei Zhong, David G. Beer, Mary-Ann Mycek                                  OPTICS EXPRESS, 14(10), 4412, 2006

Time-resolved fluorescence imaging of solvent interactions in microfluidic devices Richard K. P. Benninger, Oliver Hofmann, James McGinty, Jose Requejo-Isidro, Ian Munro, Mark A. A. Neil, Andrew J. deMello and Paul M. W. French                     OPTICS EXPRESS 2005, 13(16), 6275-6285

Near-field imaging by a micro-particle: a model for conversion of evanescent photons into propagating photons                                                               Djenan Ganic, Xiaosong Gan, and Min Gu                                                      OPTICS EXPRESS 2004, 12(22), 5325-5335

Uranyl sorption onto gibbsite studied by time-resolved laser-induced fluorescence spectroscopy (TRLFS).
Baumann N, Brendler V, Arnold T, Geipel G, Bernhard G.                                   J Colloid Interface Sci. 2005, 290(2):318-24.

Detection of U(VI) on the surface of altered depleted uranium by time-resolved laser-induced fluorescence spectroscopy (TRLFS).                                         Baumann N, Arnold T, Geipel G, Trueman ER, Black S, Read D.                          Sci Total Environ. 2006 Aug 1;366(2-3):905-9

Uranyl sorption onto gibbsite studied by time-resolved laser-inducedfluorescence spectroscopy (TRLFS)                                                                              Baumann N, Brendler V, Arnold T, Geipel G, Bernhard G.                                   J Colloid Interface Sci. 2005 Oct 15;290(2):318-24.

Complex formation of neptunium(V) with 4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzoic acid studied by time-resolved laser-induced fluorescence spectroscopy with ultra-short laser pulses.                                                                                    Vulpius D, Geipel G, Baraniak L, Bernhard G                                                    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc. 2006 Mar 1;63(3):603-8

An EXAFS and TRLFS investigation on uranium(VI) sorption to pristine and leached albite surfaces                                                                             Walter M, Arnold T, Geipel G, Scheinost A, Bernhard G.                                   J Colloid Interface Sci. 2005 Feb 15;282(2):293-305.

An ultrafast time-resolved fluorescence spectroscopy system for metal ion complexation studies with organic ligands                                                     Geipel G, Acker M, Vulpius D, Bernhard G, Nitsche H, Fanghanel T.                    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc. 2004 Jan;60(1-2):417-24

Aqueous solutions of uranium(VI) as studied by time-resolved emission spectroscopy: a round-robin test.                                                               Billard I, Ansoborlo E, Apperson K, Arpigny S, Azenha ME, Birch D, Bros P, Burrows HD, Choppin G, Couston L, Dubois V, Fanghanel T, Geipel G, Hubert S, Kim JI, Kimura T, Klenze R, Kronenberg A, Kumke M, Lagarde G, Lamarque G, Lis S, Madic C, Meinrath G, Moulin C, Nagaishi R, Parker D, Plancque G, Scherbaum F, Simoni E, Sinkov S, Viallesoubranne C.                                                                   Appl Spectrosc. 2003 Aug;57(8):1027-38

Complexation of uranium (VI) by three eco-types of Acidithiobacillusferrooxidans studied using time-resolved laser-induced fluorescence spectroscopy and infrared spectroscopy.                                                                                         Merroun ML, Geipel G, Nicolai R, Heise KH, Selenska-Pobell S.                           Biometals. 2003 Jun;16(2):331-9.                                                              

In vivo detection of macrophages in a rabbit atherosclerotic model by time-resolved laser-induced fluorescence spectroscopy.
Marcu L, Fang Q, Jo JA, Papaioannou T, Dorafshar A, Reil T, Qiao JH, Baker JD, Freischlag JA, Fishbein MC.                                                                       Atherosclerosis. 2005,181(2):295-303.

Determination of visible near-IR absorption coefficients of mammalian fat using time- and spatially resolved diffuse reflectance and transmission spectroscopy
R. L. P. van Veen, H. J. C. M. Sterenborg, A. Pifferi, A. Torricelli, E. Chikoidze, and R. Cubeddu
J. Biomed. Opt. 2005, 10(5), 054004

Fast Excited-State Intramolecular Proton Transfer and Sub-Nanosecond Dynamic Stokes Shift of Time-Resolved Fluorescence Spectra of the 5-Methoxysalicylic Acid/Diethylether Complex                                                                         Miroslawa Smoluch, Hem Joshi, Arjen Gerssen, Cees Gooijer and Gert van der Zwan                                                                                                    J. Phys. Chem. A, 2005, 109, 535-541

Time-Resolved Fluorescence of the Bacteriophase T4 CAPSID Protein GP23         Aike Stortelder, Joost B. Buijs, Jaap Bulthuis, Saskia M. van der Vies, Cees Gooijer and Gert van der Zwan                                                                    J. Photochem. Photobiol. B, 2004, 78, 53-60

Fast-Gated Intensified Charge-Coupled Device Camera to Record Time-Resolved Fluorescence Spectra of Tryptophan
APPLIED SPECTROSCOPY, 2004, 58(6), 705-710

Time-resolved fluorescence microscopy
Suhling K, French PM, Phillips D                                                                   Photochem Photobiol Sci. 2005, 4(1):13-22

Time Resolved Fluorescence Measurements of Fluorophores Close to Metal Nanoparticles
T. A. Klar, E. Dulkeith, J. Feldmann
Topics in Fluorescence Spectroscopy, Vol. 8 (ed. by C. D. Geddes, J. R. Lakowicz, Kluwer, 2004)

Time-resolved fluorescence imaging in biology and medicine
R. Cubeddu, D. Comelli, C. D’Andrea, P. Taroni and G. Valentini                          J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 2002, 35, R1-R16

Time-resolved optical imaging through turbid media using a fast data acquisition system based on a gated CCD camera                                                          Cosimo D'Andrea, Daniela Comelli, Antonio Pifferi, Alessandro Torricelli, Gianluca Valentini and Rinaldo Cubeddu                                                                    J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 2003, 36, 1675-1681

Time-resolved spectroscopic fluorescence imaging, transient absorption and vibrational spectroscopy of intact and photo-inhibited photosynthetic tissue      Philip B. Lukins, Shakil Rehman, Gregory B. Stevens, Doaa George                      Luminescence 2005, 20(3), 143 - 151

In Vivo NADH Fluorescence Monitoring as an Assay for Cellular Damage in Photodynamic Therapy                                                                             Brian W. Pogue, John F. Brandsema, Jonathan D. Pitts, Mary-Ann Mycek, Roger D. Sloboda, Carmen M. Wilmot, and Julia A. O’Hara                                         Photochemistry and Photobiology, 2001, 74(6), 817–824

Time-gated autofluorescence microscopy of motile green microalga in an optical trap
Konig K, Boehme S, Leclerc N, Ahuja R                                                         Cell Mol Biol 1998, 44(5),763-70

Photophysical properties of [N] phenylenes                                                   C. Dosche, H.-G. Löhmannsröben, A. Bieser, P. I. Dosa, S. Han, M. Iwamoto, A. Schleifenbaum and K. P. C. Vollhardt                                                           Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2002, 4(11), 2156 - 2161

Nanoelectropulse-Induced Phosphatidylserine Translocation
P. Thomas Vernier, Yinghua Sun, Laura Marcu, Cheryl M. Craft and Martin A. Gundersen                                                                                              Biophysical Journal 2004, 86:4040-4048

Combination of Laser-Induced Fluorescence and Diffuse-Reflectance Spectroscopy for the In Situ Analysis of Diesel-Fuel-Contaminated Soils
Hans-Gerd Loehmannsroeben, Lars Schober
Applied Optics, 1999, 38(9), 1404-1410

Single Molecule/Quantum dots/Nanocrystals

Room-Temperature Ordered Photon Emission from Multiexciton States in Single CdSe Core-Shell Nanocrystals
Brent Fisher, Jean Michel Caruge, Don Zehnder, and Moungi Bawendi                 Phys. Rev. Lett. 2005, 94, 087403

Surface-Enhanced Emission from Single Semiconductor Nanocrystals
K. T. Shimizu, W. K. Woo, B. R. Fisher, H. J. Eisler, and M. G. Bawendi
Phys. Rev. Lett. 2002, 89, 117401

Coherent spin transport through dynamic quantum dots                                   Stotz JA, Hey R, Santos PV, Ploog KH                                                          Nat Mater. 2005 4(8):585-8

Photophysical Aspects of Single-Molecule Detection by Two-Photon Excitation with Consideration of Sequential Pulsed Illumination
R. Niesner, W. Roth, and Karl-Heinz Gericke
ChemPhysChem 2004,5,678- 687

Fluorescence Quenching of Dye Molecules near Gold Nanoparticles: Radiative and Nonradiative Effects
E. Dulkeith, A. C. Morteani, T. Niedereichholz, T. A. Klar, J. Feldmann, S. A. Levi, F. C. J.M. van Veggel, D. N. Reinhoudt, M. Mo ller and D. I. Gittins
PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 2002, 89(10), 20302

Ultrafast intramolecular energy transfer in single conjugated polymer chains probed by polarized single chromophore 
J. G. Müller, J. M. Lupton, J. Feldmann, U. Lemmer, U. Scherf
Applied Physics Letters, 2004, 84(7) 1183-1185

Controlled Fluorescence Bursts from Conjugated Polymers Induced by Triplet Quenching
F. Schindler 1, J. M. Lupton, J. Feldmann 1, U. Scherf 2
Advanced Materials 2004, 16(7), 653 – 657

Experimental and theoretical studies of the optical and electronic properties of a zinc complex encapsulated in the nanocavities
Lei Z. Zhang and Peng Cheng
The Journal of Chemical Physics 2003, 119(24), 13061-13067

Linewidth-Limited Energy Transfer in Single Conjugated Polymer Molecules
J. G. Müller, U. Lemmer, G. Raschke, M. Anni, U. Scherf, J. M. Lupton, and J. Feldmann
Phys. Rev. Lett. 2003, 91, 267403

Imaging Through Scattering/Turbid Media

Time-gated optical system for depth-resolved functional brain imaging              
Juliette Selb, Danny K. Joseph, and David A. Boas                                          J. Biomed. Opt. 11, 044008 (2006)

Complete-angle projection diffuse optical tomography by use of early photons                                                                                                  Gordon M. Turner, Giannis Zacharakis, Antoine Soubret, Jorge Ripoll, Vasilis Ntziachristos                                                                                           OPTICS LETTERS 2005, 30(4), 409

Improved sensitivity to cerebral hemodynamics during brain activation with a time-gated optical system: analytical model and experimental validation
Juliette Selb, Jonathan J. Stott, Maria Angela Franceschini, A. Gregory Sorensen, David A. Boas
Journal of Biomedical Optics, 2005, 10(1), 11013

Time-gated backscattered ballistic light imaging of objects in turbid water        Manuel E. Zevallos, S. K. Gayen, M. Alrubaiee, and R. R. Alfano                APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 2005, 86, 011115 

Time-resolved Mueller matrix imaging polarimetry
Ihor Berezhnyy and Aristide Dogariu
OPTICS EXPRESS, 2004, 12(9) 4635

Fluorescence optical diffusion tomography using multiple-frequency data
Adam B. Milstein, Jonathan J. Stott, Seungseok Oh, David A. Boas, R. P. Millane, Charles A. Bouman and Kevin J. Webb
J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 2004, 21(6), 1035-1049

Localization and quantification of fluorescent inclusions embedded in a turbid medium.
D'Andrea C, Spinelli L, Comelli D, Valentini G, Cubeddu R.                                 Phys Med Biol. 2005, 21;50(10):2313-27

Do fluorescence decays remitted from tissues accurately reflect intrinsic fluorophore lifetimes?
Karthik Vishwanath, Mary-Ann Mycek                                                          Optics Letters, 2004, 29(13), 1512-1514

Quantitative fluorescence lifetime spectroscopy in turbid media: comparison of theoretical, experimental and computational methods                                      Karthik Vishwanath, Brian Pogue and Mary-Ann Mycek                                    Phys. Med. Biol. 2002, 47, 3387-3405

Time-resolved optical imaging through turbid media using a fast data acquisition system based on a gated CCD camera                                                         Cosimo D'Andrea, Daniela Comelli, Antonio Pifferi, Alessandro Torricelli, Gianluca Valentini and Rinaldo Cubeddu                                                                    J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 2003, 36, 1675-1681


Fluorescence optimisation and lifetime studies of fingerprints treated with magnetic powders
L.K. Seah, U.S. Dinish, W.F. Phang, Z.X. Chao and V.M. Murukeshan
Forensic Science International 2005, 152(2-3), 249-257

Application of fluorescence lifetime imaging (FLIM) in latent finger mark detection
Seah LK, Wang P, Murukeshan VM, Chao ZX                                                 Forensic Sci Int. 2005 Sep 20

Homodyne assisted multistep phase shifting in phase-resolved optical technique for latent fingerprint imaging                                                                       U. S. Dinish, Z. X. Chao, V. M. Murukeshan, L. K. Seah                                   Opt. Eng. 2004, 43(12), 2831–2832

Formulation and implementation of a phase-resolved fluorescence technique for latent-fingerprint imaging: theoretical and experimental analysis                        U. S. Dinish, Z. X. Chao, L. K. Seah, A. Singh, and V. M. Murukeshan                 APPLIED OPTICS 2005, 44(3) 297-304

Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging and Spectroscopy as Tools for Nondestructive Analysis of Works of Art
Daniela Comelli, Cosimo D'Andrea, Gianluca Valentini, Rinaldo Cubeddu, Chiara Colombo, Lucia Toniolo
Applied Optics, 2004, 43(10), 2175-2183

Semiconductor/OLED Characterization

Nanosecond electroluminescence spikes from multilayer blue 4,4_-bis(2,2-diphenyl vinyl)-1,1_-biphenyl (DPVBi) organic light-emitting devices
V. Savvate’ev, J.H. Friedl, L. Zou, J. Shinar, K. Christensen, W. Oldham, L.J. Rothberg, Z. Chen-Esterlit, R. Kopelman
Materials Science and Engineering, 2001, B85, 224–227

Real-time dynamics of the acoustically induced carrier transport in GaAs quantum wires
F. Alsina, P. V. Santos, H.-P. Schoenherr, R. Noetzel, and K. H. Ploog

Two-photon diagnostics of stress-induced exciton traps and loading of 1s-yellow excitons in Cu2O                                                                                      N. Naka and N. Nagasawa                                                                          Phys. Rev. B 65, 075209 (2002) (5 pages)

Optical tracking of high-density cooled excitons in potential traps in Cu2O          N. Naka and N. Nagasawa                                                                          physica status solidi (b) 2003, 238(3), 397 - 403

Effects of wandering photons on the excitonic optical signals in Cu2O crystals
Y. Nakamura, N. Naka, and N. Nagasawa
Phys. Rev. B 2001, 64, 075203 [6 pages]

Bosonic stimulation of cold 1s excitons into a harmonic potential minimum in Cu2O N. Naka and N. Nagasawa                                                                         Solid State Communications 126 (2003) 523–525

Ultrafast Magnetization/Time-Resolved Kerr Microscopy

Nanosecond time-scale switching of Permalloy thin film elements studied by wide-field time-resolved Kerr microscopy                                                              D. Chumakov, J. McCord, R. Schäfer, H. Vinzelberg, R. Kaltofen, I. Münch, L. Schultz
Phys. Rev. B 71, 014410 (2005)

A. Neudert, J. McCord, D. Chumakov, R. Schäfer, L. Schultz
Small amplitude magnetization dynamics in Permalloy elements investigated by time-resolved wide-field Kerr microscopy
Phys. Rev. B 71, 134405 (2005)

Plasma Spectroscopy/Kinetics/Time-Resolved Spectroscopy

Interference between streamers in bunch of streamers                                            A.V. Krasnochub, E.I.Mintoussov, M.M. Nudnova, A.Yu.Starikovskii                    XXVIIth ICPIG, Eindhoven, the Netherlands, 18-22 July, 2005

Phase resolved optical emission spectroscopy on an industrial confined dual frequency capacitively coupled radio frequency discharge
Swift, P. D.; Turner, M. M.; Gans, T.; Faulkner, R.
American Physical Society, 57th Gaseous Electronics Conference, 26-29 September, 2004, Shannon, Republic of Ireland, MEETING

Prospects of Phase Resolved Optical Emission Spectroscopy as a Powerful Diagnostic Tool for RF-Discharges                                                                T. Gans, V. Schulz-von der Gathen, H. F. Döbele                                                      Contributions to Plasma PhysicsVolume 44, Issue 5-6 , Pages 523 - 528

Spectroscopic measurements of phase-resolved electron energy distribution functions in RF-excited discharges                                                               T. Gans, V. Schulz-von der Gathen and H. F. Döbele                                      Europhys. Lett., 2004, 66 (2), 232-238

Determination of quenching coefficients in a hydrogen RF discharge by time-resolved optical emission spectroscopy
T. Gans, Chun C Lin, V. Schulz-von der Gathen and H. F. Doebele
J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 34 (2001) L39–L42

Time dependence of rotational state populations of excited hydrogen molecules in an RF excited plasma reactor
T. Gans, V. Schulz-von der Gathen and H. F. Doebele
Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 10 (2001) 17–23

Prospects of Phase Resolved Optical Emission Spectroscopy as a Powerful Diagnostic Tool for RF-Discharges                                                              T. Gans, V. Schulz-von der Gathen, H. F. Doebele                                        Contributions to Plasma Physics, 2004, 44(5-6), 523 - 528

Spectroscopic determination of phase and space resolved EEDFs in RF discharges T. Gans, V. Schulz-von der Gathen, H. F. Doebele                                         Fronties on Low Temperature Plasma Diagnostics V, 2003, Bari, Italy

CONTROL BY LOW TEMPERATURE NONEQUILIBRIUM PLASMA                             E.M. Anokhin, S.M.Starikovskaia, A.Yu.Starikovskii                                         42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meetiundefinedng, 2004, Reno, Nevada

PULSED NANOSECOND BARRIER DISCHARGE                                                  E.M. Anokhin, S.M.Starikovskaia, A.Yu.Starikovskii                                          42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meetiundefinedng, 2004, Reno, Nevada

Development of a cathode-directed streamer discharge in air at different pressures: Experiment and comparison with direct numerical simulation              S. Pancheshnyi, M. Nudnova, and A. Starikovskii                                           Phys. Rev. E 71, 016407 (2005)

Deflagration-to-Detonation Control by Non-Equilibrium Gas Discharges and Its Applications for Pulsed Detonation Engine
V. Zhukov and A. Starikovskii
43rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Reno, Nevada, Jan. 10-13, 2005

Investigations on a magnetic neutral loop radio frequency discharge                  D. O'Connell , D. Crintea , T. Gans , U. Czarnetzki                                          Abstract Link

Analysis of L-shell line spectra with 50-ps time resolution from Mo X-pinch plasmas                                                                                                  S. B. Hansen , A. S. Shlyaptseva, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, D. B. Sinars, K. M. Chandler, D. A. Hammer                                                                         Phys. Rev. 2004, E 70, 026402

Time-gated Raman Spectroscopy

Effective suppression of fluorescence light in Raman measurements using ultrafast time gated charge coupled device camera
D. V. Martyshkin, R. C. Ahuja, A. Kudriavtsev and S. B. Mirov

Raman detection of human macular carotenoid pigments
Gellermann, W. McClane, R. Balashov, N. Bernstein, P.S.   
Technical Digest. Summaries of papers presented at the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 1998. CLEO 98.

Use of picosecond Kerr-gated Raman spectroscopy to suppress signals from both surface and deep layers in bladder and prostate tissue                                    Maria Consuelo Hart Prieto, Pavel Matousek, Michael Towrie, Anthony William Parker, Mark Wright, Alistair William Ritchie, Nicholas Stone                              Journal of Biomedical Optics, 2005, 10(4), 044006  (6 pages)


Contrast enhanced imaging in the sea: Application of the optical transfer function for image reconstruction                                                                Frank Ahrenberg, Stefan Harsdorf, Joerg Niehues, and Rainer Reuter

Short-pulse range-gated optical imaging in turbid water
E. A. McLean, H. R. Burris, Jr., M. P. Strand                                                  Applied Optics, 1995, 34(21), 4343