Ghent University / Center for Nano- and Biophotonics (NB-Photonics)

Organization Type: Research Country: Flanders Organization Website: http://www.ugent.be/nb-photonics/en Contact Person: Danae Delbeke E-mail address: danae.delbeke@ugent.be Address: Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 41, 9000 Gent, Belgium Phone number: +32475412132
Expertise of the organization:
Photonic integrated circuits and lab-on-chip approaches, nanomaterials development and electro-optical particle manipulation as well as their application to monitor, characterize and image biological systems, silicon photonics.The Center for Nano- and Biophotonics (NB-Photonics) of Ghent University is a multidisciplinary partnership involving more than 100 researchers and 18 professors from the Faculties of Engineering and Architecture, Bioscience Engineering, Sciences and Pharmaceutical Sciences. NB-Photonics focuses on frontier research at the crossroads of different disciplines. For the activities in the domain of silicon photonics, NB-Photonics is collaborating with imec.

Research interests & project ideas:
Integrated silicon photonics for MIR biospectroscopy; Active nano-photonic implants; (Bio)-Imaging of nanosized matter and biomolecules; Integrated label-free biosensors for multiplexed proteins/DNA detection; Electro-optical particle manipulation; Ultra-low-power high speed optical sources and switching; Large area photonics through nanostructured materials.
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