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Controlling light through scattering media

Event Details

Event Dates: 

Monday, December 2, 2013 - 4:00pm

Seminar Location: 

  • Engineering Building Room ECCR 105

Speaker Name(s): 

Don Conkey

Speaker Affiliation(s): 

University of Colorado Boulder
Seminar Type/Subject

Scientific Seminar Type: 

  • COSI Seminar

Event Details & Abstract: 

Recently, wavefront control techniques that enable focusing of light through turbid media have been introduced. These techniques rely on the deterministic nature of scattering processes to shape the incident wavefront and compensate for scattered photons. Imaging through highly scattering media has the potential to extend the depth of optical imaging in tissue and advance many biomedical applications. I will discuss the high-speed adaptive wavefront optimization system we developed, as well as a new photoacoustic method for controlling light propagation through a scattering layer.