Our lab focuses on the development and applications of novel optical microscopy techniques for biomedical imaging.

Recent Research Highlights

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Transcranial retinal imaging

Transcranial retinal imaging is a method for transilluminating the ocular fundus (i.e. the back of the eye).

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Fast volumetric imaging

Variations of extended-depth-of-field (EDOF) imaging enable fast volumetric imaging over large fields of view.

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Oblique back-illumination microscopy

OBM provides DIC-like phase contrast in arbitrarily thick tissue. The technique is simple, fast (video rate), and can be implemented in an endoscope configuration.

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Contact Information

Lab Phone
617-358-2767
Physical Address
Life Sci. and Eng. Building
24 Cummington St. Rm. 248
Boston, MA 02215
Mailing Address
Boston University
Dept. of BME
44 Cummington St.
Attn.: Jerome Mertz
Boston, MA 02215
Jerome Mertz
617-358-0746
jmertz@bu.edu

Textbook

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A rigorous and comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of optical microscopy. Includes classical and modern techniques such as holographic, two-photon, and coherent anti-stokes Raman scattering microscopy.

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