Glowing Nanoparticles Control Biological Processes

Light from nanoparticle clusters was able to activate anticancer drugs within cells

Laser Beam Sneaks Through Opaque Media

A pre-treated laser beam enters opaque surfaces without dispersing

Manipulating Cell Networks with Light

A new type of functional optical microscope system can precisely stimulate user-defined targeted biological cells

Controlling Neurons with Light

Implantable optoelectronic device without batterie for turning off pain receptors

New Tissue Shaped with Light

Use of optogenetics to reconstitute epithelial folding in embryonic Drosophila tissues

New Microscope for Optogenetics

Innovative method provides more than 100 times larger field of view for studying brain activity

Light Pulses Control Neuron Activity

Controlling firing pattern of neurons by manipulating the phase of the spectral components of the light

DNA as Photonic Materials

Scientists fine-tune organic thin films to achieve the desired index of refraction

3D-Printing of a Microscope

A new low-cost system for fluorescence microscopy and optogenetics

Innovations Network Optogenetics Proposed

Laser Zentrum Hannover initiates nationwide forum within BMBF framework