Prof. Alessandro M. Deana
Full professor at
SPIE Involvement:
Conference Program Committee | Author | Student Chapter Advisor
Area of Expertise:
Laser , Biophotonics , Speckle
Profile Summary

The main research activity I´m currently working on is with diode pumped solid state lasers design and gain optimization by transversal and longitudinal electromagnetic mode controlling, and I have prior experience in developing lamp pumped solid state lasers as well as data modeling and computer simulation of lasers resonators. I have worked with different hosts, pumping systems, wavelengths and dopant ions for solid-state laser active medium, such as Nd:YLF (emitting at 1047 and 1053 nm), Nd:YAG (emitting at 1064, 1319 and 1338 nm) and Er:YLF (2800 nm) operating in different regimes (cw, qcw and Q-Switched). I also work with light interaction with bio-tissues including its optical characterization, emphasizing bio-structure assessment by coherent light scattering patters imaging. I’m currently advising master and PhD students in photonics and biophotonics.
Publications (10)

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | February 8, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10473, Lasers in Dentistry XXIV
KEYWORDS: Statistical analysis, Dental caries, Teeth, Speckle, Image segmentation, Diagnostics, Computer vision technology, Speckle pattern, Laser speckle imaging, Fractal analysis

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | June 19, 2015
Proc. SPIE. 9531, Biophotonics South America
KEYWORDS: Optical imaging, Optical properties, Tissues, Scattering, Signal attenuation, Ultrasonography, Ultrasonics, Tissue optics, Acoustics, Absorption

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | March 5, 2015
Proc. SPIE. 9309, Mechanisms for Low-Light Therapy X
KEYWORDS: Statistical analysis, Optical properties, Tissues, Scattering, Skin, Light scattering, Reflectivity, Transmittance, Tissue optics, Absorption

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | February 26, 2015
Proc. SPIE. 9303, Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics XI
KEYWORDS: Light sources, Light emitting diodes, Magnesium, Photodynamic therapy, Statistical analysis, Yeast, Picosecond phenomena, Biological research, In vivo imaging, Absorption

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | February 24, 2015
Proc. SPIE. 9306, Lasers in Dentistry XXI
KEYWORDS: Surface plasmons, Statistical analysis, Teeth, Tissues, Speckle, Etching, Light scattering, Laser speckle imaging, Tissue optics, Natural surfaces

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | February 20, 2015
Proc. SPIE. 9342, Solid State Lasers XXIV: Technology and Devices
KEYWORDS: Mirrors, Resonators, Crystals, Laser applications, Semiconductor lasers, Laser resonators, Diodes, Laser crystals, Neodymium lasers, Absorption

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Conference Committee Involvement (2)
Photonic Diagnosis, Monitoring, Prevention, and Treatment of Infections and Inflammatory Diseases 2019
4 February 2019 | San Francisco, California, United States
Photonic Diagnosis and Treatment of Infections and Inflammatory Diseases
29 January 2018 | San Francisco, California, United States
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