55 articles found

“A Beating Laser”

Our paper on lasers that beat to the rhythm of the heart has just appeared in Nature Photonics (DOI 10.1038/s41566-020-0631-z). In this paper we show how microscopic whispering gallery mode lasers embedded into…

Welcome to Changki Moon

From April the team is joined by Changki Moon. Changki has recently completed his PhD at Seoul National University. Once we regain access to our labs, he will be working on OLEDs for applications in biophotonics.…

Welcome to Sabina Hillebrandt

From October the team is joint by Sabina Hillebrandt. Sabina has recently completed her PhD at University of Heidelberg. In our group she will be working on OLEDs for applications in biophotonics. Welcome!

Forces applied by cells from the kidney?

In collaboration with Paul Reynolds of the St Andrews School of Medicine, Nils Kronenberg has used our previously developed ERISM force mapping technique to study the mechanobiology of podocytes. The paper just came…

Membrane lasers and Plato’s eye beams

Markus Karl just have his latest paper out in Nature Communications. He describes fabrication and testing of ultrathin membranes of conjugated polymers with embedded DFB gratings. These membranes form flexible low…

Welcome to Joe Hill and Andreas Mischok

Joe Hill and Dr. Andreas Mischok have joined the team as PhD student and postdoctoral research associate, respectively. Joe’s PhD will be on the development and application of biolasers and Andreas will work on strong…