Novel methods for cellular transfection with femtosecond laser pulses

Kishan Dholakia, X. Tsampoula, T. Cizmar, K. Taguchi, V. Garces-Chavez, D. Stevenson, C. T.A. Brown, W. Sibbett, F. Gunn-Moore

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


We explore methods of cell transfection using ultrashort pulses using advanced beam shaping. We show the advantages of using Bessel light modes and engineered fibres obviating the need to exactly locate the cell membrane.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2008
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557528612
Publication statusPublished - 2008
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2008 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: 2008 Oct 192008 Oct 23

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2008
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityRochester, NY

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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