Application Papers using IMRA Lasers 1998 – Present


Phase-controlled Fourier-transform spectroscopy

Two-photon imaging of neuronal activity in motor cortex of marmosets during upper-limb movement tasks

Femtosecond laser inscribed cladding waveguide lasers in Nd:LiYF4 crystals


Fabrication of oxidation-resistant Ge colloidal nanoparticles by pulsed laser ablation in
aqueous HCl

Dependence of THz signals on carbon black compounding amount in vulcanized rubber

Full-range ultrahigh-resolution spectral-domain optical coherence tomography in 1.7 µm wavelength region for deep-penetration and high-resolution imaging of turbid tissues

Generation of single-cycle terahertz pulse using Cherenkov phase matching with 4-dimethylamino-N‘-methyl-4’-stilbazolium tosylate crystal


Mechanism of dynamic plasma motion in internal modification of glass by fs-laser pulses at high pulse repetition rate

Evaluation of complex conductivity in a circularly polarized field by terahertz time-domain reflection spectroscopy with a phase shifter

Femtosecond laser-induced periodic nanostructure creation on PET surface for controlling of cell spreading

Femtosecond laser fabricated electrofluidic devices in glass for 3D manipulation of biological samples

Directly laser-written integrated photonics devices including diffractive optical elements

Real-Time Determination of Absolute Frequency in Continuous-Wave Terahertz Radiation with a Photocarrier Terahertz Frequency Comb Induced by an Unstabilized Femtosecond Laser

Monitoring Theophylline Concentrations in Saline Using Terahertz ATR Spectroscopy

Scan-less, line-field confocal microscopy by combination of wavelength/space conversion with dual optical comb

High-resolution optical coherence microscopy using high-power supercontinuum source in 1700 nm spectral band

Fairy Lights in Femtoseconds: Aerial and Volumetric Graphics Rendered by Focused Femtosecond Laser Combined with Computational Holographic Fields


A novel pyrene-based two-photon active fluorescent dye efficiently excited and emitting in the ‘tissue optical window (650–1100 nm)’†

InAIAs/InGaAs avalanche photodiode arrays for free space optical communication

Ship-in-a-bottle integration by hybrid femtosecond laser technology for fabrication of true 3D biochips

Pulse-by-pulse near 800-nm band power stabilization using all-optical limiter based on self-phase modulation

Controlling local temperature in water using femtosecond optical tweezer

Quantitatively Understanding Cellular Uptake of Gold Nanoparticles via Radioactivity Analysis


3D Femtosecond Laser Processing: Towards Multi-functional Lab-in-fibre

7.8 GHz Graphene-based 2 μm Monolithic Waveguide Laser

A Photonic Integrate Fractional Hilbert Transformer with Continuous Tunability

Achromatic THz wave plate composed of stacked parallel metal plates

Applications of Fiber Lasers for the Development of Compact Photonic Devices

Cooperativity between Water and Lipids in Lamellar to Inverted-Hexagonal Phase Transition

Effect of isotope substitution in binary liquids with Thermal-Lens spectroscopy

Effect of molecular structural isomers in thermal lens spectroscopy

Electrical manipulation of biological samples in glass-based electrofluidics fabricated by 3D femtosecond laser processing

Flexible metal patterning in glass microfluidic structures using femtosecond laser direct-write ablation followed by electroless plating

Generation and Detection of THz Pulses with a Bandwith Extending Beyond 4 THz using a subpicosecond Yb-Doped Fiber Laser System

Hybrid femtosecond laser microfabrication to achieve true 3D glas/polymer composite biochips with multiscale features and high performance: the concept of ship-in-a-bottle biochip

Importance of molecular heat convection in time resolved thermal lens study of highly absorbing samples

Intravital multiphoton fluorescence imaging and optical manipulation of spinal cord in mice, using a compact fiber laser system

Material Evaluation with Optical Measurement Systems: Focusing on Terahertz Spectroscopy

Multi-modal label-free imaging based on a femtosecond fiber laser

Quantitatively Understanding Cellular Uptake of Gold Nanoparticles via Radioactivity Analysis

Simple and effective preprartion of nano-pulverized curcumin by femtosecond laser ablation and the cytotoxic effect on C6 rat glioma cells in vitro

Stimulated Rama spectral microscope using synchronized Er-and Yb-fiber lasers

Three-dimensional filamentous human diseased cardia tissue model

Time-stretched sampling of a fast microwave waveform based on the repetitive use of a linearly chirped fiber Bragg grating in a dispersive loop

Two Novel Schemes for Photon-Number Squeezed Pulse Generation in Ultrafast Nonlinear Fiber Optics

Ultrafast laser inscription: perspectives on future integrated applications

Unusual behavior of thermal lens in alcohols

Wide field intravital by two-photon imaging by two-photon-excitation digital-scanned light-sheet microscopy (2p-DSLM) with a high-pulse energy laser


1.5 GHz picosecond pulse generation from a monolithic waveguide laser with a grapheme-film saturable output coupler

Absorption mechanism of the second pulse in double-pulse femtosecond laser glass microwelding

Bio-lab on a chip fabricated by femtosecond laser

Broadband terahertz wave generation from a MgO:LiNb03 ridge waveguide pumped by a 1.5 μm femtosecond fiber laser

Coupling of LMS with a fs-laser ablation ion source: elemental and isotope composition measurements

Distribution variation of carbon black in tensile-tested rubbers estimated by terahertz time-domain spectroscopy

Double-pulse irradiation of ultrafast laser for high-efficiency glass microwelding

Electrofluidics fabricated by space-selective metallization in glass microfluidic structures using femtosecond laser direct writing

Experimental demonstration of photon number squeezing with a noisy fiber amplifier source by balanced detection technique

Investigation of physical mechanism of ultrafast laser glass microwelding using double-pulse irradiation

Mode-locking using right-angle waveguide, based nanotube saturable absorber

Passive mode-locking of a monolithic waveguide laser with simultaneous Q-switching

Precision ablation of dental hard tissues with ultra-short pulsed lasers. Preliminary exploratory investigation on adequate laser parameters

Q-switchewd mode-locking of a mid-infrared Tm:YAG waveguide laser with grapheme film

Single-fiber-laser-based wavelength tunable excitation for coherent Raman spectroscopy

Three dimensional functional microfluidic chips fabricated by hybrid femtosecond microfabrication

Time resolved dynamics of phonons and rotons in solid parahydron

Ultrafast laser direct hard-mask writing for high efficiency c-Si texture designs


3D Bragg grating waveguide devices

A 3D mammalian cell separator biochip

Characterization of individual microneedles formed on alloy surfaces by femtosecond laser ablation

Chronic in vivo imaging in the mouse spinal cord using an implanted chamber

Compact, highly efficient Ytterbium doped Bismuthate glass waveguide laser

Control of the wetting properties of AISI 316L stainless steel surface by femtosecond laser-induced surface modification

Cyclic strain anisotropy regulates valvular interstitial cell phenotype and tissue remodeling in 3D culture

Failure mechanism of THz GaAs photoconductive antenna

Femtosecond laser-assisted etching of three-dimensional inverted-woodpile structures in fused Silica

Fluorescence and Raman microscopy of waveguides fabricated using kHz and MHz repetition rate femtosecond lasers

Generation of a continumm extending to the midinfrared by pumping ZBLAN fiber with an ultrafast 1550-nm source

Higher-order-mode fiber optimized for energetic soliton propagation

In vivo two-photon excited fluorescence microscopy reveals cardiac- and respiration-dependent pulsatile flow in cortical blood vessels in mice.

Measurement of Chloride ion concentration in concrete structures using Terahertz time domain spectroscopy (THz-TDS)

Microstructuring of Polypyrrole by maskless direct femtosecond laser ablation

Mid-infrared waveguide lasers in rare-earth-doped YAG

Noise analysis and optimization of Terahertz photoconductive emitters

Multiplex Raman induced Kerr effect microscopy

Noise analysis and optimization of Terahertz photoconductive emitters

Observation of flat band for Terahertz spoof plasmon in metallic kagome lattice

Optical quantization for 6 bit photonic A/D conversion

Precise ablation of dental hard tissues with ultra-short pulsed lasers. Preliminary exploratory investigation on adequate laser parameters

Quantitative comparison of contrast and imaging depth of ultrahigh-resolution optical coherence tomography images in 800 – 1700 nm wavelength region

Quantum dot enabled thermal imaging of optofluidic devices

Single- and multi-scan femtosecond laser writing for selective chemical etching of cross section patternable glass micro-channels

Spatially resolved measurement of femtosecond laser induced refractive index changes in transparent materials

Terahertz time domain attenuated total reflection spectroscopy with an integrated prism system

Transition of the hydration state of a surfactant accompanying structural transitions of self-assembled aggregates

Ultrafast laser inscription of a 121-waveguide fan-out for astrophotonics

Ultrafast laser inscription of Bragg-grating waveguides using the multiscan technique


3D microfluidic chips with integrated functional microelements fabricated by a femtosecond laser for studying the gliding mechanism of Cyanobacteria

All-optical switching of photonic entanglement

Anticoagulation with the oral direct thrombin inhibitor Dabigatran does not enlarge hematoma volume in experimental intracerebral hemorrhage

Characterization of channel waveguides in Pr:YLiF4 crystals fabricated by direct femtosecond laser writing

Cortical microhemorrhages cause local inflammation but do not trigger widespread dendrite degeneration

Direct laser writing of near-IR step-index buried channel waveguides in rare earth doped YAG

Efficient microwelding of glass substrates by ultrafast laser irradiation using a double-pulse train

Fabrication of mitigation pits for improving laser damage resistance in dielectric mirrors by femtosecond laser machining

Femtosecond laser machining of multi-depth microchannel networks onto silicon

Fiber laser based two-photon FRET measurement of Calmodulin and mCherry-E0 GFP proteins

High effective terahertz radiation from semi-insulating-GaAs photoconductive antennas with Ohmic contact electrodes

High refractive index contrast in fused Silica waveguides by tightly focused, high-repetition rate femtosecond laser

In vivo imaging of Myelin in the vertebrate central nervous system using third harmonic generation microscopy

Intense Terahertz radiation from mm-gap GaAs photoconductive antenna

Measurement of contractile forces generated by individual fibroblasts on self-standing fiber scaffolds

Polarization dependence of two-photon absorption coefficient and nonlinear susceptibility tensor in InP

Probing intermolecular interaction through thermal-lens spectroscopy

Random error in intensity spectrum measured with THz-TDS – no relation to the intensity fluctuation of fs-laser

Reproducibility of LASIK flap thickness using the Zeiss femtosecond laser measured postoperatively by optical coherence tomography

Single stage ultrafast laser inscription of a side-polished fiber-like waveguide sensor

Thermal stability of GaAs photoconductive terahertz antenna

Three-dimensional direct femtosecond laser writing of second-order nonlinearities in glass

Time-domain near-infrared spectroscopy using a wavelength-tunable narrow-linewidth source by spectral comparison of ultrashort soliton pulses

Tunable excitation source for coherent Raman spectroscopy based on a single fiber laser

Ultrafast laser inscription of an integrated photonics lantern

Ultrafast laser microwelding for transparent and heterogeneous materials

Ultrafast switching of photonic entanglement


3D-microstructuring of Sapphire using fs-laser irradiation and selective etching

Angular domain transillumination imaging optimization with an ultrafast gated camera

Decoding coherent information in femtosecond shaped laser pulses

Development of a time-resolved white-light interference microscope for optical phase measurements during fs-laser material processing

Electrical field distribution in THz Si-GaAs photoconductive antennas

Epitaxial Zn1-xMGxO films grown on (1 1 1) Si by pulsed laser deposition

Experimental confirmation of miniature spiral plasmonic lens as a circular polarization analyzer

Fabrication of arbitrary polymer patterns for cell study by two-photon polymerization process

Femtosecond laser written embedded diffractive optical elements and their applications

Femtosecond lentotomy: generating gliding planes inside the crystalline lens to regain accommodation ability

High-order nonlinearity of Silica-Gold nanoshells in chloroform at 1560 nm

In situ measurement of combustion gas using Terahertz time domain spectroscopy setup for gas phase spectroscopy and measurement of solid sample

In vivo non-linear optical (NLO) imaging in live rabbit eyes using the Heidelberg two-photon laser ophthalmoscope

Integrated optical circuits in fiber cladding by tightly focused femtosecond laser writing

Nano-aquarium fabrication with cut-off filter for mechanism study of Phormidium assemblage

Nanoaquariums fabricated by femtosecond laser for exploration of dynamics and functions of microorganisms

Practical method to estimate the standard deviation in absorption coefficients measured with THz time-domain spectroscopy

Progress on the fabrication of on-chip, integrated chalcogenide glass (CHG)-based sensors

The effect of micronscale anisotropic cross patterns on fibroblast migration

Two-photon microscopy-guided femtosecond-laser photoablation of avian cardiogenesis: noninvasive creation of localized heart defects

Ultrafast laser inscription of near-infrared waveguides in polycrystalline ZnSe


Active balance in free-space electro-optic detection of THz waves

All-fiber CARS microscopy of live cells

Broadband and high power THz pulse generation beyond excitation bandwidth limitation via x(2) cascaded processes in LiNbO3

Burst mode femtosecond pulsed laser deposition for control of thin film morphology and material ablation

Changes to the network structure of Er-Yb doped Phosphate glass induced by femtosecond laser pulses

Chirped bragg grating waveguides directly written inside fused Silica glass with an externally modulated ultrashort fiber laser

Effect of time-gating and polarization-discriminiation of propagating light in turbid media during Angular Domain Imaging (ADI)

Experimental characterization of a telecommunications-band quantum controlled not gate

Fabrication of sub-wavelength surface ripples and in-volume nanostructures by fs-laser induced selective etching

Femtosecond laser direct written diffractive optical elements and their integration in oxide glass

Femtosecond laser treatment enhyances DNA transfection efficiency in vivo

Femtosecond laser written optofluidic sensor: Bragg grating waveguide evanescent probing of microfluidic channel

High speed and high precision fs-laser writing using a scanner with large numerical aperture

High speed high precision ablation from ms to fs

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Hydration structures of 2-butoxyethanol monomer and micelle in solution

In vivo molecular evaluation of guinea pig skin incisions healing after surgical suture and laser tissue welding using Raman spectroscopy

Interference microscopy of femtosecond laser written waveguides in phosphate glass

In-volume waveguides by fs-laser direct writing in rare-earth-doped Fluoride glass and Phosphate glass

Micromachining and surface processing of the super-hard nano-polycrystalline diamond by three types of pulsed lasers

Optical coherence microscopy for nondestructive 3D imaging of femtosecond laser written structures

Quasi-super-continuum generation using ultrahigh-speed wavelength-tunable soliton pulses

Random error estimation in refractive index measured with the terahertz time domain spectroscopy

Self-standing aligned fiber scaffold fabrication by two photon photopolymerization

Spectral loss characterization of femtosecond laser written waveguides in glass with application to demultiplexing of 1300 and 1550 nm wavelengths

Switching of 800 nm femtosecond laser pulses using a compact PMN-PT modulator

Terahertz reflection spectroscopy of Debye relaxation in polar liquids

The intermolecular stretching vibration mode in water isotopes investigated with broadband THz time-domain spectroscopy

Three-dimensional opto-fluidic devices fabricated by ultrashort laser pulses for high throughput single cell detection and processing

Ultrashort pulse laser processing of transparent materials

Visualization of femtosecond laser pulse-induced microincisions inside crystalline lens tissue


Active glass nanoparticles by ultrafast laser pulses

Broadband directional couplers fabricated in bulk glass with high repetition rate femtosecond laser pulses

Characterizing hydration state in solution using Terahertz time-domain total reflection spectroscopy

Dynamical detection of optical phase changes during micro-welding of glass with ultra-short laser radiation

Expanded porphyrins as third order non-linear optical materials: some structure-function correlations

Fabrication of microfluidic networks using a high power femtosecond fiber laser

Femtosecond laser fabrication of phase-shifted Bragg grating waveguides in fused Silica

Fs-lentotomy: first in vivo studies on rabbit eyes with a 100 kHz laser system.

Highspeed manufacturing of periodical surface and in-volume nanostructures by fs-laser direct writing

In vivo application and imaging of intralenticular femtosecond laser pulses for the restoration of accommodation

Investigations of the ultrafast laser induced melt dynamics by means of transient quantitative phase microscopy (TQPm)

Investigations on melting and welding of glass by ultra-short laser radiation

Investigations on ultrafast welding of glass-glass and glass-silicon

Low-loss waveguides fabricated in BK7 glass by high repetition rate femtosecond fiber laser

Manufacturing of periodical nanostructures by fs-laser direct writing

Micro- and nanostructures inside sapphire by fs-laser irradiation and selective etching

Nano- and microstructuring of SiO2 and Sapphire with fs-laser induced selective etching

Origin of the fast relaxation component of water and heavy water revealed by terahertz time-domain attenuated total reflection spectroscopy

Raman gain from waveguides inscribed in KGd(WO4)2 by high repetition rate femtosecond laser

Self-assembled sub-wavelength structures and form birefringence created by femtosecond laser writing in glass: properties and applications

Self-grown fiber fabrication by two-photon photopolymerization

Signal restoration from atmospheric degradation in Terahertz spectroscopy

Single cell detection using a glass-based optofluidic device fabricated by femtosecond laser pulses

Structural modifications in Er-Yb doped Phosphate glass induced by femtosecond laser waveguide writing

Three-dimensional biomimetic microchannel network by laser direct writing

Time-resolved studies of particle effects in laser ablation inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry

Transition from thermal diffusion to heat accumulation in high repetition rate femtosecond laser writing of buried optical waveguides


“Quill” writing with ultrashort light pulses in transparent optical materials

Acoustic limitations on the efficiency of machining by femtosecond laser-induced optical breakdown

Direct-write patterning of Indium-Tin-Oxide film by high pulse repetition frequency femtosecond laser ablation

Fabrication of OLED display by an ultrashort laser: selective patterning of thin metal electrode

Femtosecond laser direct writing of optical waveguides in silicone film

Fs-Laser structuring of ridge waveguides

Fusion welding of glass using femtosecond laser pulses with high-repetition rates

Influence of particle size on fractionation with nanosecond and femtosecond laser ablation in brass by online differential mobility analysis and inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry

Manufacturing of Nd:Gd3Ga5O12 ridge waveguide lasers by pulsed laser deposition and ultrafast laser micromachining

Modulation of cross-correlation traces by pulse-shaping with spatial mask

One-pot synthesis of core-modified rubyrin, octaphyrin, and dodecaphyrin: characterization and nonlinear optical properties

Single-step writing of Bragg grating waveguides in fused Silica with an externally modulated femtosecond fiber laser

Structural modification in Borosilicate glass by use of femtosecond fiber laser at 1.56 μm

Type II high-strength Bragg grating waveguides photowritten with ultrashort laser pulses

Ultrathin amorphous Si layer formation by femtosecond laser pulse irradiation


A spectroscopic comparison of femtosecond-laser-modified fused Silica using kiloHertz and MegaHertz laser systems

Evaluation of a femtosecond fiber laser for two-photon fluorescence correlation spectroscopy

Generation of correlated photons in nanoscale Silicon waveguides

High sensitive measurements of absorption coefficient and optical nonlinearities with a single experimental setup

Joining of thin glass with semiconductors by ultra-fast high-repetition laser welding

Label-free affinity assays by rapid detection of immune complexes in submicrometer pores

Structure property correlations in alcohols through two-photon absorption cross-section measurements

Submicrometer pore-based characterization and quantification of antibody–virus Interactions

Telecom-band directional coupler written with femtosecond fiber laser

Terahertz (THz) spectroscopy of Freon-11 (CCl3F, CFC-11) at room temperature

Terahertz time-domain spectroscopy for explosive trace detection

Two-photon microscopy with wavelength switchable fiber laser excitation


Anisotropic saturable absorption of single-wall Carbon nanotubes aligned in polyvinyl alcohol

Carbon nanotube-poly (vinylalcohol) nanocomposite film devices: applications for femtosecond fiber laser mode lockers and optical amplifier noise suppressors

Complex phonon-polariton dispersion of congruent Lithium Niobate studied by THz time-domain spectroscopy

Core-modified expanded porphyrins with large third-order nonlinear optical response

Fe-implanted InGaAs photoconductive terahertz detectors triggered by 1.56 μm femtosecond optical pulses

Fe-implanted InGaAs Terahertz emitters for 1.56 μm wavelength excitation

Heat accumulation effects in femtosecond laser-written waveguides with variable repetition rate

Terahertz time-domain spectroscopy of low-energy excitations in glasses

Waveguide writing in fused silica with a femtosecond fiber laser at 522 nm and 1 MHz repetition rate


Design of header recognition filter for binary phase shift keying in header recognition unit using time-space converstion

Developments of optical frequency standards for wavelength-division-multiplexing (WDM) optical fiber communication systems

Extremely simple device for measuring 1.5-um ultrashort laser pulses

Generation and detection of terahertz radiation by electro-optical process in GaAs using 1.56 μm fiber laser pulses

High-resolution wavelength-agile laser source based on pulsed super-continua

High-throughput characterization of linear and nonlinear optical properties in composition-spread (Sr, Ca)2CuO3 thin-films

Impulse responses of submicron GaAs photodetectors