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Affordable photonic-chip based optical nanoscopy

Obiettivo

The invention of super-resolution optical microscopy, commonly referred to as optical nanoscopy, has provided a glimpse of future impacts on cell-biology and health. Imagine the possibilities of scientific discoveries if every research and clinical lab is equipped with an optical nanoscope that is capable of imaging with resolution of sub-50 nm.
Even though nanoscopy offers unprecedented opportunities, the widespread adoption of present nanoscopy is limited due to its present limitations, mainly system complexity and high ownership cost, next to technical limitations such as low throughput, slow-imaging speeds and lack of multi-modality.
In the ERC PoC project, I will develop user-friendly photonic chip-based nanoscopy, to be used in a standard microscope, where sample is placed on top of a photonic chip capable of both holding and illuminating the sample, enabling to acquire super resolved images. Photonic-chips together with coupling unit can be retrofitted to any existing standard microscope converting it to high-resolution optical nanoscope.

Invito a presentare proposte

ERC-2017-PoC
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Meccanismo di finanziamento

ERC-POC - Proof of Concept Grant

Istituzione ospitante

UNIVERSITETET I TROMSOE - NORGES ARKTISKE UNIVERSITET
Indirizzo
Hansine Hansens Veg 14
9019 Tromso
Norvegia

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Tipo di attività
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Contributo UE
€ 150 000

Beneficiari (1)

UNIVERSITETET I TROMSOE - NORGES ARKTISKE UNIVERSITET
Norvegia
Contributo UE
€ 150 000
Indirizzo
Hansine Hansens Veg 14
9019 Tromso

Mostra sulla mappa

Tipo di attività
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments