Prof. Ahmet Ali Yanik
Assistant Professor at Univ of California, Santa Cruz
SPIE Involvement:
Conference Program Committee | Author
Area of Expertise:
Nanophotonics , Label Free Detection , Viral Bacterial Pathogens , Plasmonics , Nanospectroscopy , Optofluidics
Profile Summary

Ahmet Ali Yanik is an Assist. Prof. in the Baskin School of Engineering at University of California, Santa Cruz. His current research focuses on isolation and cell analysis of single Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs) from human blood using optofluidic-nanoplasmonic platforms. His research interests include nanoantennas and metamaterial devices for ultrasensitive infrared spectroscopy of biomolecules/chemicals as well as high-throughput, cost effective BioNEMS technologies for life sciences and point-of-care diagnostics. His expertise is in high-end nanolithography and bio-patterning as well as theory and engineering of nanophotonic devices. He has published more than 80 peer reviewed journal articles and conference proceedings. His scientific contributions are featured by National Academy of Science, National Science Foundation, Institute of Physics, Nature Materials, Physics World, US News, BM Think Project, SPIE News, IBM Think Project, SPIE News, Biophotonics International, etc.
Publications (22)

Proceedings Article | 4 September 2020 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 11461, Active Photonic Platforms XII
KEYWORDS: Signal to noise ratio, Plasmonics, Active plasmonics, Nanoantennas, Polymers, Photons, Multiplexing, Nanoprobes, Antennas, Spatial resolution

Proceedings Article | 3 June 2020 Presentation
Proc. SPIE. 11257, Plasmonics in Biology and Medicine XVII
KEYWORDS: Plasmonics, Refractive index, Biosensing, Nanoantennas, Metals, Remote sensing, Molecules, Biosensors, Near field optics, Neurophotonics

Proceedings Article | 10 March 2020 Presentation
Proc. SPIE. 11257, Plasmonics in Biology and Medicine XVII
KEYWORDS: Plasmonics, Visible radiation, Detection and tracking algorithms, Nanoantennas, Ultraviolet radiation, Near field, Pathogens, Aluminum, Near field optics, Bacteria

Proceedings Article | 9 March 2020 Presentation
Proc. SPIE. 11235, Microfluidics, BioMEMS, and Medical Microsystems XVIII
KEYWORDS: Plasmonics, Microfluidics, Optofluidics, Scattering, Nanoparticles, Particles, Microlens, Optical alignment, Chromatography, Precision optics

Proceedings Article | 9 September 2019 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 11083, Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation XVI
KEYWORDS: Plasmonics, Refractive index, Microfluidics, Biophotonic applications, Optofluidics, Scattering, Particles, Light scattering, Microlens, Viruses, Chromatography

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Conference Committee Involvement (1)
Integrated Sensors for Biological and Neural Sensing
6 March 2021 | Online Only, California, United States
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