I am currently a PhD candidate in Quantitative Imaging Group, Department of Imaging Science and Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Delft University of Technology, Delft, the Netherlands. I received my BS degree in Electronic Engineering from Southeast University, Nanjing, China in 2006. In my master, I majored in microelectronics and solid state electronics, and got my MS degree from Southeast University, Nanjing, China in 2009. My current research interests are on fluorescence microscopy, and FLIM (Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy).
My research interest is on fluorescence microscopy, and FLIM (Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy).
Fluorescence lifetime imaging (FLIM) is a microscopy tool for in vivo studies of biological cells. By measuring the decay time of fluorescent markers, we can deduce their biochemical and molecular environment. The most accessible technique for FLIM is based on homodyne modulation and demodulation of excitation and emission light in a FLIM system. We are designing, building, and testing a new system based upon a CCD with custom digital electronics that obviates the need for image intensification and fiber optics thus leading to a completely solid-state system. This will improve image quality, SNR, and produce a less-expensive, more-compact system. This will not only increase the applicability of FLIM in cell biology research but should open up new application areas such as medical diagnostics and agriculture.
Quantitative Imaging Group
Department of Imaging Science & Technology
Faculty of Applied Sciences
Delft University of Technology
Lorentzweg 1- Room F262
2628 CJ Delft
E: qiaole [dot] zhao [at] tudelft [dot] nl (replace 'at' and 'dot' accordingly)
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