Publications

  • Book chapters

  1. Oktem, Figen S., Liang Gao, and Farzad Kamalabadi. “Computational Spectral and Ultrafast Imaging via Convex Optimization.” Handbook of Convex Optimization Methods in Imaging Science. Springer, Cham, 2017. 105-127. Link
  • Journal articles 
  1. Shuaishuai Zhu, Andy Lai, Katherine Eaton, Peng Jin, and Liang Gao, “On the fundamental comparison between unfocused and focused light field cameras,” Appl. Opt. 57, A1-A11 (2018) Link
  2. Wei Cui and Liang Gao, “Optical mapping near-eye three-dimensional display with correct focus cues,” Opt. Lett. 42, 2475-2478 (2017) Link
  3. J. Liang, C. Ma, L. Zhu, Y. Chen, L. Gao, L. V. Wang, “Single-shot real-time video recording of a photonic Mach cone induced by a scattered light pulse”, Science Advances, 3, e1601814 (2017). Link 
  4. L. Zhu, Y. Chen, J. Liang, Q. Xu, L. Gao, C. Ma, L. V. Wang, “Space- and intensity-constrained reconstruction for compressed ultrafast photography”, Optica, 3, 694-697 (2016). Link 
  5. H. Mikami, L. Gao, and K. Goda, “Ultrafast optical imaging technology: principles and applications of emerging methods”, Nanophotonics, 5, 98-110 (2016). Link PDF  
  6. L. Gao and L. V. Wang, “A review of snapshot multidimensional optical imaging: measuring photon tags in parallel”, Physics Report (2015), doi:10.1016/j.physrep.2015.12.004. Link
  7. J. Liang, L. Gao, P. Hai, and L. V. Wang, “Encrypted three-dimensional dynamic imaging using snapshot compressed ultrafast photography”, Sci Rep 5 (2015), 15504. Link
  8. L. Gao, “QSIM: Quantitative structured illumination microscopy image processing in ImageJ,” BioMedical Engineering OnLine 14 (2015), doi:10.1186/1475-925X-14-4. Link
  9. L. Gao, J. Liang, C. Li, and L. V. Wang, “Single-shot compressed ultrafast photography at one hundred billion frames per second”, Nature, 516, 74-77 (2014) (cover article) Link.
  10. L. V. Wang and L. Gao, “Photoacoustic microscopy and computed tomography: from bench to bedside”, Annu. Rev. Biomed. Eng. 16, 155 (2014). Link PDF
  11. L. Gao and R. T. Smith, “Optical hyperspectral imaging in microscopy and spectroscopy – a review of data acquisition”, J. Biophotonics (2014). DOI 10.1002/jbio.201400051. Link PDF
  12. L. Zhu, L. Li, L. Gao, and L. V. Wang, “Multi-view optical resolution photoacoustic microscopy”, Optica. 1(4), 217 (2014). Link PDF
  13. J. Liang, L. Gao, C. Li, and L. V. Wang, “Spatially Fourier-encoded photoacoustic microscopy using a digital micromirror device”, Opt. Letts. 39(3), 430 (2014). Link PDF
  14. L. Gao, L. Zhu, C. Li, and L. V. Wang, “Nonlinear light-sheet fluorescence imaging by photobleaching imprinting microscopy”, J. R. Soc. Interface 11, 20130851 (2014). Link PDF
  15. L. Gao , A. Garcia-Uribe , Y. Liu , C. Li, and L. V. Wang, “Photobleaching imprinting microscopy: seeing clearer and deeper”, J. Cell. Sci. (2013). doi: 10.1242/jcs.142943. Link PDF
  16. C. Li, L. Gao, Y. Liu, and L. V. Wang, “Optical sectioning by wide-field photobleaching imprinting microscopy”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 183703 (2013). Link PDF
  17. C. Li, C. Zhang, L. Gao, A. Garcia-Uribe, and L. V. Wang, “Photoacoustic recovery after photothermal bleaching in living cells”, J. Biomed. Opt. 18,106004 (2013). Link PDF
  18. L. Gao, C. Zhang, C. Li, and L. V. Wang, “Intracellular temperature mapping with fluorescence-assisted photoacoustic-thermometry,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 193705 (2013). Link PDF
  19. L. Gao, L. Wang, C. Li, Y. Liu, H. Ke, C. Zhang, and L. V. Wang, “Single-cell photoacoustic thermometry,” J. Biomed. Opt. 18, 026003 (2013). Link PDF
  20. L. Gao, L. Wang, C. Li, A. Garcia-Uribe, and L. V. Wang, “Photothermal bleaching in time-lapse photoacoustic microscopy,” J. Biophotonics 6, 543 (2012). Link PDF
  21. J. J. Yao, C. H. Huang, L. D. Wang, J. M. Yang, L. Gao, K. I. Maslov, J. Zou and L. H. V. Wang, “Wide-field fast-scanning photoacoustic microscopy based on a water-immersible MEMS scanning mirror,” J. Biomed. Opt. 17(8), (2012). Link PDF
  22. N. Bedard, N. Hagen, L. Gao and T. S. Tkaczyk, “Image mapping spectrometry: calibration and characterization,” Opt. Eng. 51(11), 111711 (2012). Link PDF
  23. A. D. Elliott, L. Gao, A. Ustione, N. Bedard, R. Kester, D. W. Piston, and T. S. Tkaczyk, “Real-time hyperspectral fluorescence imaging of pancreatic β-cell dynamics with the image mapping spectrometer (IMS),” J. Cell. Sci. 125, 4833 (2012). Link PDF
  24. N. Hagen, L. Gao and T. S. Tkaczyk, “Quantitative sectioning and noise analysis for structured illumination microscopy,” Opt. Express 20(1), 403 (2012). Link PDF
  25. L. Gao and T. S. Tkaczyk, “Correction of vignetting and distortion errors induced by two-axis light beam steering,” Opt. Eng. 51(2012). Link PDF
  26. L. Gao, N. Hagen, and T. S. Tkaczyk, “Quantitative comparison between full-spectrum and filter-based imaging in hyperspectral fluorescence microscopy,” J. Microsc. 246, 113 (2012). Link PDF
  27. L. Gao, R. T. Smith, and T. S. Tkaczyk, “Snapshot hyperspectral retinal camera with the Image Mapping Spectrometer (IMS),” Biomed. Opt. Express 3, 48 (2012).  Link PDF
  28. N. Hagen, R. T. Kester, L. Gao and T. S. Tkaczyk, “Snapshot advantage: a review of the light collection improvement for parallel high-dimensional measurement systems,” Opt. Eng.51(11), 111702 (2012). Link PDF
  29. L. Gao, N. Bedard, N. Hagen, R. T. Kester, and T. S. Tkaczyk, “Depth-resolved image mapping spectrometer (IMS) with structured illumination,” Opt. Express 19, 17439 (2011). Link PDF
  30. R. T. Kester, N. Bedard, L. Gao, and T. S. Tkaczyk, “Real-time snapshot hyperspectral imaging endoscope,” J. Biomed. Opt. 16, 056005(2011). Link PDF
  31. R. T. Kester, L. Gao, and T. S. Tkaczyk, “Development of image mappers for hyperspectral biomedical imaging applications,” Appl. Opt. 49, 1886 (2010). Link PDF
  32. L. Gao, R. T. Kester, N. Hagen, and T. S. Tkaczyk, “Snapshot Image Mapping Spectrometer (IMS) with high sampling density for hyperspectral microscopy,” Opt. Express 18, 14330 (2010). Link PDF
  33. L. Gao, R. T. Kester, and T. S. Tkaczyk, “Compact Image Slicing Spectrometer (ISS) for hyperspectral fluorescence microscopy,” Opt. Express 17, 12293 (2009). Link PDF
  34. J. Xu, J. Bao, B. H. Guo, H. Ma, T. L. Yun, L. Gao, G. Q. Chen, and T. Iwata, “Imaging of nonlinear optical response in biopolyesters via second harmonic generation microscopy and its dependence on the crystalline structures,” Polymer 48(1), 348 (2007). Link PDF
  35. L. Gao, L. Jin, P. Xue, J. Xu, Y. Wang, H. Ma, and D. Chen, “Reconstruction of complementary images in second harmonic generation microscopy,” Opt. Express 14, 4727 (2006). Link PDF
  • Magazines
  1. J. Liang, L. Gao, C. Li, and L. V. Wang, “Compressed Ultrafast Photography for Watching Flying Photons”, Optics & Photonics News 26(12), 55 (2015). Link
  2. L. Gao, J. Liang, and L. V. Wang, Watching photons on the fly by compressed ultrafast photography“, SPIE Newsroom, DOI: 10.1117/2.1201504.005816. Link
  3. L. Gao, R. T. Kester, N. Hagen, and T. S. Tkaczyk, “Snapshot Image-Mapping Spectrometer for Hyperspectral Fluorescence Microscopy,” Optics & Photonics News 21(12), 50 (2010).Link  
  • Conference Proceedings 
  1. Gao, Liang, Bedard, N., & Tošić, I. (2016, July). Disparity-to-depth calibration in light field imaging. In Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging (pp. CW3D-2). Optical Society of America.
  2. L. Gao, C. Zhang. C. Li, and L. Wang, “Intracellular temperature mapping with fluorescence-assisted photoacoustic thermometry” Proc. SPIE 8943, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2014, 894309 (March 3, 2014); doi:10.1117/12.2038569.
  3. L. Gao, L. Wang, C. Li, A. Garcia-Uribe, and L. Wang, “Photothermal bleaching in time-lapse photoacoustic microscopy” Proc. SPIE. 8943, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2014, 89433G. (March 03, 2014) doi: 10.1117/12.2038564.
  4. L. Gao, A. Garcia-Uribe, Y. Liu, C. Li, and L. Wang, “Sub-diffraction-limited imaging by photobleaching imprinting microscopy”, Proc. SPIE. 8950, Single Molecule Spectroscopy and Superresolution Imaging VII, 895015. (March 04, 2014) doi: 10.1117/12.2038573.
  5. C. Li, C. Zhang, L. Gao, A. Garcia-Uribe, and L. V. Wang, “Photothermal bleaching and recovery analysis in photoacoustic microscopy”, Proc. SPIE 8943, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2014, 89435Q (3 March 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2040936.
  6. L. Zhu, L. Gao, L. Li, L. Wang, T. Ma, Q. Zhou, K. Shung, and L. Wang, “Cross-optical-beam nonlinear photoacoustic microscopy” Proc. SPIE. 8943, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2014, 89433H. (March 03, 2014) doi: 10.1117/12.2037926.
  7. L. Gao, L. Wang, C. Li, Y. Liu, H. Ke, C. Zhang, and L.H. V. Wang, Single-cell photoacoustic thermometry, Proc. SPIE, 8581-43 (2013).
  8. T. U. Nguyen, N. Hagen, L. Gao and T. Tkaczyk, “Snapshot 3D Optical Coherence Tomography System using Image Mapping Spectrometer,” OSA Technical Digest, p. BW2A.6, Optical Society of America (2012).
  9. L. Gao, N. Bedard, R. Kester, N. Hagen, and T. Tkaczyk, “4-D Image Mapping Spectrometer (IMS) with structured illumination,” in Novel Techniques in Microscopy, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper NWB4.
  10. L. Gao, A. Elliott, R. Kester, N. Hagen, D. Piston, and T. Tkaczyk, “Real-time hyperspectral imaging of pancreatic β-cell dynamics with Image Mapping Spectrometer (IMS),” in Bio-Optics: Design and Application, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper BWC4.
  11. L. Gao, A. D. Elliott, R. T. Kester, N. Bedard, N. Hagen, D. W. Piston, and T. S. Tkaczyk, “Image Mapping Spectrometer (IMS) for Real Time Hyperspectral Fluorescence Microscopy,” in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper FML2.
  12. L. Gao, R. T. Kester, and T. S. Tkaczyk, “Snapshot Image Mapping Spectrometer (IMS) for Hyperspectral Fluorescence Microscopy,” in Biomedical Optics, OSA Technical Digest(Optical Society of America, 2010), paper BMD8.
  13. L. Gao, R. T. Kester, Tomasz S. Tkaczyk, “Optical design of a snapshot high-sampling Image Mapping Spectrometer (IMS) for hyperspectral microscopy”, Proc. SPIE 7570, 75700Z (2010).
  14. R. Kester, L. Gao, Tomasz S. Tkaczyk, “Real-time hyperspectral endoscope for early cancer diagnostics”, Proc. SPIE 7555, 75550A (2010)
  15. L. Gao, Wenjia Bai, Lei Jin, Ping Xue, Hui Ma, and Dieyan Chen, “Two-photon excited fluorescence imaging of cell spindles for developmental biology”, Proc. SPIE 6534, 65341R (2007)
  16. L.L. Jin, L. Gao, L. Huo, W. Yuan, Y. H. Luo, A.H.P. Ho, and C. LinLin, “Technique for False Image Correction in Second Harmonic Generation Microscopy by Modulating Laser Polarization,” Proc. IEEE, 72-75 (2006). doi: 10.1109/METAMAT.2006.335001.
  • Patents 
  1. Liang Gao, Ivana Tosic, “Construction of an Individual Eye Model Using a Plenoptic Camera” United States US20170105615 A1
  2. Gao, Liang, Ivana Tosic, and Noah Bedard. “Optical Design of a Light Field Otoscope.” United States US20170119237 A1
  3. L. Gao, J. Liang, and L. V. Wang, “Compressed Ultrafast Photography”, WO2016085571 A3.
  4. T. Tkaczyk, R. T. Kester and L. Gao, “Image mapping spectrometers,” United States US 2011/0285995 A1.