Kishan Dholakia

Kishan Dholakia

Postal address:
School of Physics & Astronomy
Physical Science Building
North Haugh
St Andrews
United Kingdom

E-mail: kd1@st-andrews.ac.uk

Web address: http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/~atomtrap/

Direct phone: +44 (0)1334 463184

Recent Publications

Raman imaging through a single multimode fibre
Gusachenko, I., Chen, M. & Dholakia, K. 12 Jun 2017 In : Optics Express. 25, 12, p. 13782-13798
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Harnessing speckle for a sub-femtometre resolved broadband wavemeter and laser stabilization
Metzger, N. K., Spesyvtsev, R., Bruce, G. D., Miller, B., Maker, G. T., Malcolm, G., Mazilu, M. & Dholakia, K. 5 Jun 2017 In : Nature Communications. 8, 8 p., 15610
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Dynamics of a levitated microparticle in vacuum trapped by a perfect vortex beam: three-dimensional motion around a complex optical potential
Arita, Y., Chen, M., Wright, E. M. & Dholakia, K. Jun 2017 In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B : Optical Physics. 34, 6, p. C14-C19
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Integrated single- and two-photon light sheet microscopy using accelerating beams
Piksarv, P., Marti, D., Le, T., Unterhuber, A., Forbes, L. H., Andrews, M. R., Stingl, A., Drexler, W., Andersen, P. E. & Dholakia, K. 3 May 2017 In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1435
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Wavefront correction enables vibrational imaging of bacteria with multimode fibre probes
Gusachenko, I., Chen, M. & Dholakia, K. 18 Apr 2017 Proc. SPIE 10251, Biomedical Imaging and Sensing Conference. SPIE, Vol. 10251
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Is it possible to create a perfect fractional vortex beam?
Tkachenko, G., Chen, M., Dholakia, K. & Mazilu, M. 20 Mar 2017 In : Optica. 4, 3, p. 330-333
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Multimodal discrimination of immune cells using a combination of Raman spectroscopy and digital holographic microscopy
McReynolds, N., Cooke, F. G. M., Chen, M., Powis, S. J. & Dholakia, K. 3 Mar 2017 In : Scientific Reports. 7, 11 p., 43631
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Rotational dynamics and heating of trapped nanovaterite particles
Arita, Y., Richards, J. M., Mazilu, M., Spalding, G. C., Skelton Spesyvtseva, S. E., Craig, D. & Dholakia, K. 27 Dec 2016 In : ACS Nano. 10, 12, p. 11505-11510 6 p.
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Optical spectroscopic analysis for the discrimination of Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
McReynolds, N., Auñón Garcia, J. M., Guengerich, Z., Smith, T. K. & Dholakia, K. Nov 2016 In : Applied Spectroscopy. 70, 11, p. 1872-1882 11 p.
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Orbital-angular-momentum transfer to optically levitated microparticles in vacuum
Mazilu, M., Arita, Y., Vettenburg, T., Aunon-Garcia, J. M., Wright, E. M. & Dholakia, K. Nov 2016 In : Physical Review. A, Atomic, molecular, and optical physics. 94, 5, 5 p., 053821
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Enhancement of image quality and imaging depth with Airy light-sheet microscopy in cleared and non-cleared neural tissue
Nylk, J., McCluskey, K. A., Aggarwal, S., Tello, J. & Dholakia, K. 1 Oct 2016 In : Biomedical Optics Express. 7, 10, p. 4021-4033
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A compact light-sheet microscope for the study of the mammalian central nervous system
Yang, Z., Haslehurst, P., Scott, S., Emptage, N. & Dholakia, K. 24 May 2016 In : Scientific Reports. 6, 7 p., 26317
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Trapping in a material world
Spesyvtseva, S. & Dholakia, K. 18 May 2016 In : ACS Photonics. 3, 5, p. 719-736 18 p.
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Is there an optimal basis to maximise optical information transfer?
Chen, M., Dholakia, K. & Mazilu, M. 15 Mar 2016 In : Scientific Reports. 6, 8 p., 22821
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Visualization of podocyte substructure with structured illumination microscopy (SIM): a new approach to nephrotic disease
Pullman, J., Nylk, J., Campbell, E. C., Gunn-Moore, F. J., Prystowsky, M. B. & Dholakia, K. 1 Feb 2016 In : Biomedical Optics Express. 7, 2, p. 302-311
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Measuring and structuring the spatial coherence length of organic light-emitting diodes
Xie, G., Chen, M., Mazilu, M., Zhang, S., Bansal, A. K., Dholakia, K. & Samuel, I. D. W. Jan 2016 In : Laser & Photonics Reviews. 10, 1, p. 82-90
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Multimode fibre: light-sheet microscopy at the tip of a needle
Plöschner, M., Kollárová, V., Dostál, Z., Nylk, J., Barton-Owen, T., Ferrier, D. E. K., Chmelík, R., Dholakia, K. & Čižmár, T. 14 Dec 2015 In : Scientific Reports. 5, 7 p., 18050
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Wide-field 3D optical imaging using temporal focusing for holographically trapped microparticles
Spesyvtsev, R., Rendall, H. A. & Dholakia, K. 16 Oct 2015 In : Optics Letters. 40, 21, p. 4847-4850
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Rotation of two trapped microparticles in vacuum: observation of optically mediated parametric resonances
Arita, Y., Mazilu, M., Vettenburg, T., Wright, E. & Dholakia, K. 15 Oct 2015 In : Optics Letters. 40, 20, p. 4751-4754 4 p.
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Optical manipulation: trapping, photoporation, and transfection
Antkowiak, M. & Dholakia, K. 20 Sep 2015 The Optics Encyclopedia. Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 21 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Enhancement of optical forces using slow light in a photonic crystal waveguide
Scullion, M., Arita, Y., Krauss, T. F. & Dholakia, K. 20 Sep 2015 In : Optica. 2, 9, p. 816-821
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Macro-optical trapping for sample confinement in light sheet microscopy
Yang, Z., Piksarv, P., Ferrier, D. E. K., Gunn-Moore, F. J. & Dholakia, K. 1 Aug 2015 In : Biomedical Optics Express. 6, 8, p. 2778-2785
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Optical Transfection of Mammalian Cells
Antkowiak, M., Dholakia, K. & Gunn-Moore, F. J. 31 May 2015 Understanding Biophotonics - Fundamentals, Advances and Applications. Tsia, K. (ed.). p. 693-734
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The use of Wavelength Modulated Raman Spectroscopy in label-free identification of T lymphocyte subsets, Natural Killer cells and Dendritic cells
Chen, M., McReynolds, N., Campbell, E. C., Mazilu, M., Barbosa, J., Dholakia, K. & Powis, S. J. 20 May 2015 In : PLoS One. 10, 5, e0125158
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Quantitative detection of pharmaceuticals using a combination of paper microfluidics and wavelength modulated Raman spectroscopy
Craig, D., Mazilu, M. & Dholakia, K. 4 May 2015 In : PLoS One. 10, 5, 10 p., e0123334
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Development of a graded index microlens based fiber optical trap and its characterization using principal component analysis
Nylk, J., Kristensen, M. V. G., Mazilu, M., Kubasik-Thayil, A., Mitchell, C. A., Campbell, E. C., Powis, S. J., Gunn-Moore, F. J. & Dholakia, K. 1 Apr 2015 In : Biomedical Optics Express. 6, 4, p. 1512-1519
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Fibre-based imaging: new challenges
Plöschner, M., Straka, B., Dholakia, K. & Cizmar, T. 10 Mar 2015 Adaptive Optics and Wavefront Control for Biological Systems. Bifano, T. G., Kubby, J. & Gigan, S. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 9335, (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 9335)
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Creating and probing of a perfect vortex in situ with an optically trapped particle
Chen, M., Mazilu, M., Arita, Y., Wright, E. M. & Dholakia, K. Feb 2015 In : Optical Review. 22, 1, p. 162-165 4 p.
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New directions in optical manipulation
Dholakia, K. 2015
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Internal physiology of live krill revealed using new aquaria techniques and mixed optical microscopy and optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging techniques
Cox, M., Kawaguchu, S., King, R., Dholakia, K. & Brown, C. T. A. 2015 In : Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology. In press
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Enhanced optical manipulation of cells using anti-reflection coated microparticles
Craig, D., McDonald, A., Mazilu, M., Rendall, H. A., Gunn-Moore, F. J. & Dholakia, K. 2015 In : ACS Photonics. 2, 10, p. 1403-1409
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The role of LiO2 solubility in O2 reduction in aprotic solvents and its consequences for Li-O2 batteries
Johnson, L., Li, C., Liu, Z., Chen, Y., Freunberger, S. A., Ashok, P. C., Praveen, B. B., Dholakia, K., Tarascon, J-M. & Bruce, P. G. Dec 2014 In : Nature Chemistry. 6, 12, p. 1091-1099 9 p.
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Biologically enabled sub-diffractive focusing
De Tommasi, E., De Luca, A. C., Lavanga, L., Dardano, P., De Stefano, M., De Stefano, L., Langella, C., Rendina, I., Dholakia, K. & Mazilu, M. 3 Nov 2014 In : Optics Express. 22, 22, p. 27214-27227 14 p.
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Nonredundant Raman imaging using optical eigenmodes
Kosmeier, S., Zolotovskaya, S., De Luca, A. C., Riches, A. C., Herrington, C. S., Dholakia, K. & Mazilu, M. 17 Oct 2014 In : Optica. 1, 4, p. 257-263 7 p.
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Attenuation compensating Airy beams generated by using a digital micro-mirror device
Preciado, M. A., Dholakia, K. & Mazilu, M. 14 Oct 2014 Frontiers in Optics, FiO 2014. Optical Society of American (OSA)
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution