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  • Preprints 

  1. ​Wang Z., Zhao R., Wagenaar D. A., Kang W., Lee C., Schmidt W., ... & Gao L. (2024). Kilohertz volumetric imaging of in-vivo dynamics using squeezed light field microscopy. bioRxiv. Link

  2. Ma Y., Huang L., Sen C., Burri C., Bruschini C., Yang X., Cameron R., Fishbein G., Gomperts B., Ozcan A., Charbon E., & Gao L. (2024). Light-field tomographic fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy. Research Square [Preprint]. doi:10.21203/ Link

  3. Park J., & Gao L. (2024). Cascaded compressed-sensing single-pixel camera for high-dimensional optical imaging. Research Square [Preprint]. doi:10.21203/ Link

  • Journal articles

  1. Gaire B. P., Koronyo Y., Fuchs D. T., Shi H., Rentsendorj A., Danziger R., ... & Koronyo-Hamaoui M. (2024). Alzheimer's disease pathophysiology in the Retina. Progress in Retinal and Eye Research, 101, 101273. Link

  2. Park J., & Gao L. (2024). Advancements in fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy instrumentation: Towards high speed and 3D. Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science, 30, 101147.  Link 

  3. Zhao R., Cui Q., Wang Z., & Gao L. (2023). Coded aperture snapshot hyperspectral light field tomography. Optics Express, 31(22), 37336-37347.  Link (Editor’s Pick; Featured Image of the week)

  4. Zhao R., Yang C., Smith R. T., & Gao L. (2023). Coded aperture snapshot spectral imaging fundus camera. Scientific Reports, 13(1), 12007.  Link

  5. Wang Z., Hsiai T., & Gao L. (2023). Augmented light field tomography through parallel spectral encoding. Optica, 10, 62-65. Link 

  6. Lee J., Du X., Park J., Cui Q., Iyer R. R., Boppart S. A., & Gao L. (2023). Tunable image-mapping optical coherence tomography. Biomedical Optics Express, 14, 627-638. Link 

  7. Cui Q., Park J., Lee J., Wang Z., & Gao L. (2022). Tunable image projection spectrometry. Biomedical Optics Express, 13, 6457-6469.  Link

  8. Du X., Koronyo Y., Mirzaei N., Yang C., Fuchs D., Black K., Koronyo-Hamaoui M., & Gao L. (2022). Label-free hyperspectral imaging and deep-learning prediction of retinal amyloid β-protein and phosphorylated Tau. PNAS Nexus, pgac164. Link

  9. Feng X., Ma Y., & Gao L. (2022). Compact light field photography towards versatile three-dimensional vision. Nature Communications, 13, 3333. Link

  10. Park J., & Gao L. (2021). Continuously streaming compressed high-speed photography using time delay integration. Optica, 8, 1620-1623. Link

  11. Cui Q., Park J., Ma Y., & Gao L. (2021). Snapshot hyperspectral light field tomography. Optica, 8, 1552-1558.  Link

  12. Park J., Brady D. J., Zheng G., Tian L., & Gao L. (2021). Review of bio-optical imaging systems with a high space-bandwidth product. Advanced Photonics, 3(4), 044001. Link

  13. Mora J., Feng X., & Gao L. (2021). Generalized spatial coherence reconstruction for photoacoustic computed tomography. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 26, 046002. Link

  14. Feng X., & Gao L. (2021). Ultrafast light field tomography for snapshot transient and non-line-of-sight imaging. Nature Communications, 12, 2179. (Editor’s Highlights) (Highlighted by Frontier in Photonics). Link 

  15. Ma Y., Lee Y., Best-Popescu C., & Gao L. (2021). High-speed compressed-sensing fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy of live cells. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118, e2004176118. Link

  16. Park J., Feng X., Liang R., & Gao L. (2020). Snapshot multidimensional photography through active optical mapping. Nature Communications, 11, 5602. Link

  17. Chang C., Bang K., Wetzstein G., Lee B., & Gao L. (2020). Toward the next-generation VR/AR optics: a review of holographic near-eye displays from a human-centric perspective. Optica, 7, 1563-1578. Link

  18. Cui Q., Zhu S., & Gao L. (2020). Developing an optical design pipeline for correcting lens aberrations and vignetting in light field cameras. Optics Express, 28, 33632-33643. Link

  19. Iyer R., Žurauskas M., Cui Q., Gao L., Theodore Smith R., & Boppart S. A. (2020). Full-field spectral-domain optical interferometry for snapshot three-dimensional microscopy. Biomedical Optics Express, 11, 5903-5919. Link

  20. Ma Y., Feng X., & Gao L. (2020). Deep-learning-based image reconstruction for compressed ultrafast photography. Optics Letters, 45, 4400-4403. Link

  21. Feng X., & Gao L. (2020). Improving non-line-of-sight image reconstruction with weighting factors. Optics Letters, 45, 3921-3924. Link

  22. Cui Q., Park J., Iyer R., Žurauskas M., Boppart S. A., Theodore Smith R., & Gao L. (2020). Development of a fast calibration method for image mapping spectrometry. Applied Optics, 59, 6062-6069. Link

  23. Orellanos-Rios J., Yokoyama S., Bhuiyan A., Gao L., Otero-Marquez O., & Theodore Smith R. (2020). Translational Retinal Imaging. The Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology, 9, 269-277.  Link

  24. Cui W., Chang C., & Gao L. (2020). Development of an ultra-compact optical combiner for augmented reality using geometric phase lenses. Optics Letters, 45, 2808-2811. Link

  25. Zhu S., Lv X., Feng X., Lin J., Jin P., & Gao L. (2020). Plenoptic face presentation attack detection. IEEE Access, 8, 59007-59014.  Link

  26. Qi D., Zhang S., Yang C., He Y., Cao F., Yao J., Ding P., Gao L., Jia T., Liang J., Sun Z., & Wang L. V. (2020). Single-shot compressed ultrafast photography: a review. Advanced Photonics, 2, 014003.  Link

  27. Cui Q., Park J., Theodore Smith R., & Gao L. (2020). Snapshot hyperspectral light field imaging using image mapping spectrometry. Optics Letters, 45, 772-775. Link  (Editor’s Pick)

  28. Chang C., Cui W., & Gao L. (2020). Foveated holographic near-eye 3D display. Optics Express, 28, 1345-1356.  Link

  29. Chang C., Cui W., Park J., & Gao L. (2020). Computational holographic Maxwellian near-eye display with an expanded eyebox. Scientific Reports, 9, 18749. Link

  30. Chang C., Cui W., & Gao L. (2019). Holographic multiplane near-eye display based on amplitude-only wavefront modulation. Optics Express, 27, 30960-30970. Link

  31. Mora J., Feng X., & Gao L. (2019). Photoacoustic shadow-casting microscopy. Optics Letters, 44, 3897-3900. Link (Editor’s Pick)

  32. Feng X., & Gao L. (2019). Robust structured-light depth mapping via recursive decomposition of binary codes. Optical Engineering, 58, 1-4. Link

  33. Cui W., & Gao L. (2019). Development of a parameterization image stitching algorithm for ultrashort throw laser MEMS projectors. Journal of the Society for Information Display, 27, 708-714. Link

  34. Cui W., & Gao L. (2019). All-passive transformable optical mapping near-eye display. Scientific Reports, 9, 6064. Link

  35. Yang C., Qi D., Liang J., Wang X., Cao F., He Y., Ouyang X., Zhu B., Wen W., Jia T., Tian J., Gao L., Sun Z., Zhang S., & Wang L. V. (2018). Compressed ultrafast photography by multi-encoding imaging. Laser Physics Letters, 15, 116202. Link

  36. Zhu S., Gao L., Zhang Y., Lin J., & Jin P. (2018). Complete plenoptic imaging using a single detector. Optics Express, 26, 26495-26510.  Link (Featured on Spotlight in Optics).

  37. Hu C., Zhu S., Gao L., & Popescu G. (2018). Endoscopic diffraction phase microscopy. Optics Letters, 43, 3373-3376. Link (Editor’s Pick)

  38. Zhu S., Jin P., Liang R., & Gao L. (2018). Optical design and development of a snapshot light-field laryngoscope. Optical Engineering, 57, 023110. Link

  39. Yang C., Qi D., Wang X., Cao F., He Y., Wen W., Jia T., Tian J., Gao L., Sun Z., Zhang S., & Wang L. V. (2018). Optimizing codes for compressed ultrafast photography by the genetic algorithm. Optica, 5, 147-151. Link

  40. Zhu S., Lai A., Eaton K., Jin P., & Gao L. (2018). On the fundamental comparison between unfocused and focused light field cameras. Applied Optics, 57, A1-A11.  Link (Editor’s Pick)

  41. Cui W., & Gao L. (2017). Optical mapping near-eye three-dimensional display with correct focus cues. Optics Letters, 42, 2475-2478. Link

  42. Liang J., Ma C., Zhu L., Chen Y., Gao L., & Wang L. V. (2017). Photonic Mach cone light-induced superluminally and video-recorded in real time. Science Advances, 3, e1601814.  Link 

  43. Zhu L., Chen Y., Liang J., Xu Q., Gao L., Ma C., & Wang L. V. (2016). Space- and intensity- constrained reconstruction for compressed ultrafast photography. Optica, 3, 694-697. Link 

  44. Mikami H., Gao L., & Goda K. (2016). Ultrafast optical imaging technology: principles and applications of emerging methods. Nanophotonics, 5, 98-110. Link

  45. Gao L., & Wang L. V. (2015). A review of snapshot multidimensional optical imaging: measuring photon tags in parallel. Physics Reports, 616, 1-37. Link

  46. Liang J., Gao L., Hai P., & Wang L. V. (2015). Encrypted three-dimensional dynamic imaging using snapshot compressed ultrafast photography. Scientific Reports, 5, 15504.  Link

  47. Gao L. (2015). QSIM: Quantitative structured illumination microscopy image processing in ImageJ. BioMedical Engineering OnLine, 14, 4.  Link

  48. Gao L., Liang J., Li C., & Wang L. V. (2014). Single-shot compressed ultrafast photography at one hundred billion frames per second. Nature, 516, 74-77. (Cover ArticleLink.

  49. Wang L. V., & Gao L. (2014). Photoacoustic microscopy and computed tomography: from bench to bedside. Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering, 16, 155. Link PDF

  50. Gao L., & Smith R. T. (2014). Optical hyperspectral imaging in microscopy and spectroscopy - a review of data acquisition. Journal of Biophotonics, 8, 441-456. Link PDF

  51. Zhu L., Li L., Gao L., & Wang L. V. (2014). Multi-view optical resolution photoacoustic microscopy. Optica, 1, 217. Link PDF

  52. Liang J., Gao L., Li C., & Wang L. V. (2014). Spatially Fourier-encoded photoacoustic microscopy using a digital micromirror device. Optics Letters, 39, 430. Link PDF

  53. Gao L., Zhu L., Li C., & Wang L. V. (2014). Nonlinear light-sheet fluorescence imaging by photobleaching imprinting microscopy. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 11, 20130851. Link PDF

  54. Gao L., Garcia-Uribe A., Liu Y., & Wang L. V. (2013). Photobleaching imprinting microscopy: seeing clearer and deeper. Journal of Cell Science, 127, 288-294. Link PDF

  55. Li C., Gao L., Liu Y., & Wang L. V. (2013). Optical sectioning by wide-field photobleaching imprinting microscopy. Applied Physics Letters, 103, 183703. Link PDF

  56. Li C., Zhang C., Gao L., Garcia-Uribe A., & Wang L. V. (2013). Photoacoustic recovery after photothermal bleaching in living cells. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 18, 106004. Link PDF

  57. Gao L., Zhang C., Li C., & Wang L. V. (2013). Intracellular temperature mapping with fluorescence-assisted photoacoustic-thermometry. Applied Physics Letters, 102, 193705. Link PDF

  58. Gao L., Wang L., Li C., Liu Y., Ke H., Zhang C., & Wang L. V. (2013). Single-cell photoacoustic thermometry. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 18, 026003. Link PDF

  59. Gao L., Wang L., Li C., Garcia-Uribe A., & Wang L. V. (2012). Photothermal bleaching in time-lapse photoacoustic microscopy. Journal of Biophotonics, 6, 543. Link PDF

  60. Yao J. J., Huang C. H., Wang L. D., Yang J. M., Gao L., Maslov K. I., Zou J., & Wang L. V. (2012). Wide-field fast-scanning photoacoustic microscopy based on a water-immersible MEMS scanning mirror. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 17, 080505. Link PDF

  61. Bedard N., Hagen N., Gao L., & Tkaczyk T. S. (2012). Image mapping spectrometry: calibration and characterization. Optical Engineering, 51, 111711. Link PDF

  62. Elliott A. D., Gao L., Ustione A., Bedard N., Kester R. T., Piston D. W., & Tkaczyk T. S. (2012). Real-time hyperspectral fluorescence imaging of pancreatic beta-cell dynamics with the image mapping spectrometer (IMS). Journal of Cell Science, 125, 4833. Link PDF

  63. Hagen N., Gao L., & Tkaczyk T. S. (2012). Quantitative sectioning and noise analysis for structured illumination microscopy. Optics Express, 20, 403.Link PDF

  64. Gao L., & Tkaczyk T. S. (2012). Correction of vignetting and distortion errors induced by two-axis light beam steering. Optical Engineering, 51, 043203. Link PDF

  65. Gao L., Hagen N., & Tkaczyk T. S. (2012). Quantitative comparison between full-spectrum and filter-based imaging in hyperspectral fluorescence microscopy. Journal of Microscopy, 246, 113. Link PDF

  66. Gao L., Smith R. T., & Tkaczyk T. S. (2012). Snapshot hyperspectral retinal camera with the Image Mapping Spectrometer (IMS). Biomedical Optics Express, 3, 48.  Link PDF

  67. Hagen N., Kester R. T., Gao L., & Tkaczyk T. S. (2012). Snapshot advantage: a review of the light collection improvement for parallel high-dimensional measurement systems. Optical Engineering, 51, 111702. Link PDF

  68. Gao L., Bedard N., Hagen N., Kester R. T., & Tkaczyk T. S. (2011). Depth-resolved image mapping spectrometer (IMS) with structured illumination. Optics Express, 19, 17439. Link PDF

  69. Kester R. T., Bedard N., Gao L., & Tkaczyk T. S. (2011). Real-time snapshot hyperspectral imaging endoscope. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 16, 056005. Link PDF

  70. Kester R. T., Gao L., & Tkaczyk T. S. (2010). Development of image mappers for hyperspectral biomedical imaging applications. Applied Optics, 49, 1886. Link PDF

  71. Gao L., Kester R. T., Hagen N., & Tkaczyk T. S. (2010). Snapshot Image Mapping Spectrometer (IMS) with high sampling density for hyperspectral microscopy. Optics Express, 18, 14330. Link PDF

  72. Gao L., Kester R. T., & Tkaczyk T. S. (2009). Compact Image Slicing Spectrometer (ISS) for hyperspectral fluorescence microscopy. Optics Express, 17, 12293.Link PDF

  73. Xu J., Bao J., Guo B. H., Ma H., Yun T. L., Gao L., Chen G. Q., & Iwata T. (2007). Imaging of nonlinear optical response in biopolyesters via second harmonic generation microscopy and its dependence on the crystalline structures. Polymer, 48, 348. Link PDF

  74. Gao L., Jin L., Xue P., Xu J., Wang Y., Ma H., & Chen D. (2006). Reconstruction of complementary images in second harmonic generation microscopy. Optics Express, 14, 4727. Link PDF

  • Book chapters

  1. Oktem F. S., Gao L., & Kamalabadi F. (2017). Computational Spectral and Ultrafast Imaging via Convex Optimization. In Handbook of Convex Optimization Methods in Imaging Science (pp. 105-127). Springer, Cham.Link

  • Magazines

  1. Feng X., & Gao L. (2021). Toward Non-Line-of-Sight Videography. Optics & Photonics News, 32(11), 25. Link

  2. Gao L. (2018). Optical Mapping Delivers Realistic 3D Images for AR. Photonics Spectra. Link

  3. Liang J., Gao L., Li C., & Wang L. V. (2015). Compressed Ultrafast Photography for Watching Flying Photons. Optics & Photonics News, 26, 55. Link

  4. Gao L., Liang J., & Wang L. V. (2015). Watching photons on the fly by compressed ultrafast photography. SPIE Newsroom. Link

  5. Gao L., Kester R. T., Hagen N., & Tkaczyk T. S. (2010). Snapshot Image-Mapping Spectrometer for Hyperspectral Fluorescence Microscopy. Optics & Photonics News, 21, 50. Link  

  • Patents

  1. Gao L., Wang Z., & Zhao R. Kilohertz volumetric imaging of in vivo dynamics using squeezed light field microscopy. U.S. Provisional Patent Application No. 63/560611.

  2. Gao L., & Ma Y. Light-field tomographic fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy. U.S. Provisional Patent Application No. 63/616967.

  3. Koronyo M., Koronyo Y., Black K. L., Mirzaei N., & Gao L. A method to detect retinal amyloidosis and tauopathy using snap hyperspectral imaging and/or snap hyperspectral optical coherence tomography. PCT/US2022/073558. Link

  4. Gao L., & Feng X. Ultrafast Light Field Tomography. PCT/US2021/028891. Link

  5. Gao L., & Fei B. Label-Free Real-Time Hyperspectral Endoscopy for Molecular-Guided Cancer Surgery. PCT/US2021/031347. Link

  6. Gao L., & Cui W. Method and System for Near-eye Three Dimensional Display. United States US10215983. (Granted) Link

  7. Gao L., Tosic I., & Bedard N. Disparity-to-Depth Calibration for Plenoptic Imaging Systems. United States US10194139B2. (Granted) Link

  8. Gao L., & Tosic I. Construction of an Individual Eye Model Using a Plenoptic Camera. United States US9955861B2. (Granted) Link

  9. Gao L., Tosic I., & Bedard N. Optical Design of a Light Field Otoscope. United States US10098529B2. (Granted) Link 

  10. Wang L. V., Liang J., & Gao L. Compressed-sensing ultrafast photography. United States US20180224552. (Granted) Link

  11. Tkaczyk T. S., Kester R. T., & Gao L. Image mapping spectrometers. United States US8654328B2. (Granted) Link

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