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    New technique improves imaging technologies in biological tissue

    In their efforts to improve imaging technologies into biological tissue, Lihong Wang, PhD, and his team have introduced a new technique that may one day improve noninvasive imaging in humans.

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    Nigerian-born Wash U engineer wins annual St. Louis Award for his cancer-seeing glasses

    Samuel Achilefu, PhD, professor of radiology and biomedical engineering, was honored for his groundbreaking glasses that help surgeons "see" cancer.

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    Nanotechnology changes behavior of materials, new research finds

    Elijah Thimsen, PhD, and a team of engineers have developed a technique that may one day improve performance of solar cells and other electronics.

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    New ultrafast camera invented at Washington University could help turn science fiction into reality

    St. Louis Public Radio highlights a new camera developed by Lihong Wang, PhD, which can capture light pulses traveling in space at the speed of light.

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    New technology focuses diffuse light inside living tissue

    Lihong Wang, PhD, continues to build on his groundbreaking technology that allows light deep inside living tissue during imaging and therapy.

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    Research opens opportunities to develop targeted drug therapy for cardiac arrhythmia

    New research by biomedical engineers has shed light on mutations behind cardiac arrhythmia, a potentially fatal heart disorder, and creates new opportunities for potential treatments.

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    World’s fastest 2-D camera may enable new scientific discoveries

    Lihong Wang, PhD, the Gene K. Beare Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has developed the world’s fastest receive-only 2-D camera, a device that can capture events up to 100 billion frames per second.

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    Bayly, Rudy receive continued funding for research

    Philip Bayly, PhD, and Yoram Rudy, PhD, have each received renewals of ongoing research grants from the National Institutes of Health.

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    Improving imaging of cancerous tissues by reversing time

    Lihong Wang, PhD, is applying a novel time-reversal technology that allows researchers to better focus light in tissue, such as muscles and organs.

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    Engineers find a way to win in laser performance by losing

    Engineers at Wash U have shown a new way to reverse or eliminate loss in lasing by, ironically, adding loss to a laser system to actually reap energy gains. In other words, they’ve invented a way to win by losing.

 
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