Optical microscopy of live cells and tissues provides the main insight for life science researchers in academia and bio-pharma. The cells have very small features, are transparent, and require long term observations (hours to days) to measure the effects of drugs and diseases. New technologies - under the umbrella term of Quantitative Phase Imaging (QPI) - have come to light in the past decade to challenge and complement the current state of the art solutions that use fluorophores. Phi Optics talk will outline their lessons learned in the process of bringing an academic idea to the commercial space.
Catalin Chiritescu, "Phi optics: from image to knowledge (Conference Presentation)," Proc. SPIE 9718, Quantitative Phase Imaging II, 971811 (Presented at SPIE BiOS: February 16, 2016; Published: 26 May 2016); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2214895.4848767827001.
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