Welcome to the Biomedical Photonic Imaging group

We investigate the use of light for medical purposes. Our final aim is to develop optical and hybrid optical-acoustical technologies for medical diagnosis, in particular in the fields of oncology and wound healing. Physiological properties of primary interest to us are microcirculatory blood flow, hemoglobin concentrations, and blood oxygenation. Our approaches include physical research into light-tissue interaction and its measurement, biomedical engineering to realize suitable instrumentation for in vivo use, and clinical evaluation together with several medical partners.

BMPI Group 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photoacoustic imaging

 

Acousto-optic imaging

 

Wavefront shaping

 

Flow measurement with dynamic optical speckles

Photoacoustic imaging

 

Acousto-optic imaging

 

Wavefront shaping

 

Flow measurement with dynamic optical speckles

Latest news

Ivo Vellekoop

Prestigious ERC Starting Grant for Ivo Vellekoop

The prestigious ERC starting grant was awarded to Ivo Vellekoop. He will use the prize to investigate his idea of developing a new generation of microscopes with superior imaging depths inside tissue than previously thought possible. ... read more

Paper and Book Chapter Published

Paper on PAFUSion in the journal 'Photoacoustics' and a Review chapter in the book “Frontiers in biophotonics for translational medicine" have been published. ... read more

Paper on wave correlations published in Nature Physics

In collaboration with the California Institute of Technology and the Exzellenzcluster NeuroCure Charité Berlin, we discovered an new type of wave correlations inside biological tissue. We expect that this effect can be used to image objects hidden deep inside tissue. ... read more

Welcome to Colin Veenstra as PhD student, and Lot Jeurink as Master student

Starting from 1 September 2015, the Needless Needles project has been strengthened with two researchers: Colin Veenstra (PhD student) and Lot Jeurink (Master student) ... read more