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Dr Phil Jones

Dr Zhirong Liu

Chris Fury

Chris Richards

Tom Smart

Nick Tidy

Kiran Govind

Alice Shipley

Hayden Fu



Collaborators

Onofrio Marago; NanoSoft Lab, IPCF-CNR, Messina, Sicily

Giovanni Volpe; Soft Matter Lab, Bilkent University, Ankara

Burcin Unlu; Medical Physics Group, Bogazici University, Istanbul

Eleanor Stride; Biomedical Ultrasonics & Biotherapy Lab, Oxford University

Ferruccio Renzoni; Department of Physics & Astronomy, UCL

NOIs Collaboration; UC Cork, TU Wien, U Innsbruck & Institute of Spectroscopy, Moscow

UCL Ultra-High Resolution Microscopy Collaboration; Jonathan Ashmore, Angus Bain & Guy Moss

Jixiong Pu; Huaqiao University

An experimental research group, based in the Biological Physics (BioP) section of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, UCL.

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The UCL Optical Tweezers Group, autumn 2013
(L-R) Chris F, Tom, Chris R, Alessandro


OPTICAL TWEEZERS: PRINCIPLES & APPLICATIONS
P H Jones, O M Marago & G Volpe

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"...it is quite simply excellent..."
"...exemplary..."

Visit the book website at
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Available from CUP or Amazon from 03 Dec 2015


Postdoc position on manipulation and destruction of cancer cells using optical and acoustic forces available.  Contact Phil for details

Congratulations to Chris F on passing his viva

Optical Tweezers: Principles & Applications reviewed in OSA Optics & Photonics News: "destined to become a classic"

Paper Photonic torque microscopy of the non-conservative force field for optically trapped silicon nanowires accepted for publication in Nano Letters

Paper Analysis of the uncertainty in microbubble characterisation published in Ultrasound Med Biol 6 1412 (2016)

Hayden Fu has joined the group for a summer research project on optical fibre traps

MSci Projects for Physics & Natural Sciences students available for 2016-17.  See moodle database or contact Phil for details.

Optical Tweezers: Principles & Applications sold out in the UK.  More stock coming soon!

Phil is giving a talk at the Highland Spring School on Mesoscopic Physics, Trest CZ, 16-18 May 16

Optical Tweezers: Principles & Applications featured in Nature Photonics New titles at a glance

Congratulations to Chris F for submitting his thesis

Tom & Chris R are attending the Photonex London meeting Mon 11 Apr 16 with a poster about our red blood cell stretching work recently published in Scientific Reports

We have been awarded an Institutional Links grant from the British Council Newton Fund with Dr Burcin Unlu (Bogazici University)

Our paper on assessing the stiffness of red blood cells from patients with diabetic retinopathy is published in Scientific Reports 6 15873 (2016)

Optical Tweezers: Principles and Applications reviewed in J Quant Spect Rad Transf: "...a must for all Ph.D. students, researchers, and engineers..."

Optical trapping and manipulation of nanostructures' Nat. Nanotech. 8 807-819 (2013) reaches 100 citations (Scopus)

Dr Zhirong Liu has joined the group as a visiting researcher from East China Jiaotong University

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