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Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia


Professor / Ultrasound, Microwaves and Optics


  • Sathi Das, Jean-Claude Tinguely, Vrishty Kundu, Kanchan Saxena, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Dalip Singh Mehta :
    Sculptured silicon nanopillars bridging face to face nanogaps with metal-insulator-metal coating for surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy
    Surfaces and Interfaces 2024 DOI
  • Sathi Das, Jean-Claude Tinguely, Sybil Akua Okyerewa Obuobi, Natasa Skalko Basnet, Kanchan Saxena, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia et al.:
    Plasmonic nano-bowls for monitoring intra-membrane changes in liposomes, and DNA-based nanocarriers in suspension
    Biomedical Optics Express 2024 DOI
  • Udith Haputhanthri, Kithmini Herath, Ramith Hettiarachchi, Hasindu Kariyawasam, Azeem Ahmad, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia et al.:
    Towards ultrafast quantitative phase imaging via differentiable microscopy [Invited]
    Biomedical Optics Express 2024 DOI
  • Hong Mao, Karolina Szafranska, Larissa Dorothea Kruse, Christopher Florian Holte, Deanna Wolfson, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia et al.:
    Effect of caffeine and other xanthines on liver sinusoidal endothelial cell ultrastructure
    Scientific Reports 2023 ARKIV / DOI
  • Henry Arguello, Jorge Bacca, Hasindu Kariyawasam, Edwin Vargas, Miguel Marquez, Ramith Hettiarachchi et al.:
    Deep Optical Coding Design in Computational Imaging: A data-driven framework
    IEEE Signal Processing Magazine 2023 ARKIV / DOI
  • Sathi Das, Kanchan Saxena, Jean-Claude Tinguely, Arijit Pal, Nima L. Wickramasinghe, Abdolrahman Khezri et al.:
    SERS Nanowire Chip and Machine Learning-Enabled Classification of Wild-Type and Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria at Species and Strain Levels
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2023 DOI
  • Abhishek Ranjan, Azeem Ahmad, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Frank Melandsø :
    Laser-Generated Scholte Waves in Floating Microparticles
    Sensors 2023 ARKIV / DOI
  • Florian Ströhl, Deanna Wolfson, Ida Sundvor Opstad, Daniel Henry Hansen, Hong Mao, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Label-free superior contrast with c-band ultra-violet extinction microscopy
    Light: Science & Applications (LSA) 2023 ARKIV / DOI
  • Azeem Ahmad, Ramith Hettiarachchi, Abdolrahman Khezri, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Dushan Wadduwage, Rafi Ahmad :
    Highly sensitive quantitative phase microscopy and deep learning aided with whole genome sequencing for rapid detection of infection and antimicrobial resistance
    Frontiers in Microbiology 2023 ARKIV / DOI
  • Samanta Krishnendu, Azeem Ahmad, Jean-Claude Tinguely, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Joby Joseph :
    Transmission structured illumination microscopy with tunable frequency illumination using tilt mirror assembly
    Scientific Reports 2023 ARKIV / DOI
  • Sathi Das, Kanchan Saxena, Abdolrahman Khezri, Vishesh Kumar Dubey, Azeem Ahmad, Jean-Claude Tinguely et al.:
    Rapid identification of antimicrobial drug resistance strains of E-coli using SERS nanowire chip
    Proceedings of SPIE, the International Society for Optical Engineering 16. March 2023 ARKIV / DOI
  • Karolina Szafranska, Tanja Neuman, Zbigniew Baster, Zenon Rajfur, Oskar Szelest, Christopher Florian Holte et al.:
    From fixed-dried to wet-fixed to live-comparative super-resolution microscopy of liver sinusoidal endothelial cell fenestrations
    Nanophotonics 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Anne Ingeborg Myhr, Deanna Wolfson, Ida Sundvor Opstad, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Dhivya Borra Thiyagarajan, Torill Pauline Bakkelund Blix et al.:
    Nano- and micro-plastics and fish: Novel methods for detection and the role of RRI in such research
    2023
  • Ida Sundvor Opstad, Sebastian Andres Acuna Maldonado, Stefan Ströhl, Florian Ströhl, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Krishna Agarwal :
    Blind reconstruction of challenging raw data outperforms commercial 3DSIM
    2023
  • Ida Sundvor Opstad, Sebastian Andres Acuna Maldonado, Åsa birna Birgisdottir, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Krishna Agarwal :
    From super-resolution imaging to cellular dynamics
    2023
  • Ida Sundvor Opstad, Sebastian Andres Acuna Maldonado, Stefan Ströhl, Florian Ströhl, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Krishna Agarwal :
    Blind reconstruction of challenging raw data outperforms commercial 3DSIM
    2023
  • Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Azeem Ahmad, Vishesh Kumar Dubey, Ankit Butola :
    Quantitative phase microscopy for life science and diagnosis (Conference Presentation)
    2023
  • Jean-Claude Tinguely, Vishesh Kumar Dubey, Sebastian Andres Acuna Maldonado, Ida Sundvor Opstad, Luis Enrique Villegas Hernandez, Florian Ströhl et al.:
    Integrated optical circuits for multimodal super-resolution microscopy
    2023
  • Sebastian Andres Acuna Maldonado, Ida Sundvor Opstad, Luis Enrique Villegas Hernandez, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Krishna Agarwal :
    MUSICAL: a family of computational techniques for fluorescence nanoscopy
    2023
  • Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Development and Application of Highly Sensitive and High Throughput Quantitative Phase Microscopy for Life Sciences
    2023
  • Vishesh Kumar Dubey, Azeem Ahmad, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Highly sensitive quantitative phase microscopy for biomedical imaging
    2023
  • Nikhil Jayakumar, Vishesh Kumar Dubey, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Azeem Ahmad :
    Deciphering dynamic speckle illumination interference microscopy
    2023
  • Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Advanced optical microscopy for bio-imaging application
    2023
  • Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Super-resolution optical microscopy for life science
    2023
  • Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Overview of optical microscopy activities at UiT
    2023
  • Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Overview of the INTPART project
    2023
  • Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Development of highly sensitive and high throughput Quantitative phase microscopy for life science and diagnosis
    2023
  • Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Development of highly sensitive and high throughput Quantitative phase microscopy for life science and diagnosis
    2023
  • Vishesh Kumar Dubey, Azeem Ahmad, Luis Enrique Villegas Hernandez, Hong Mao, Mona Nystad, Ganesh Prasad Acharya et al.:
    Photonic-chip based multimodal optical imaging of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue sections (Conference Presentation)
    2023
  • Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Impact of Photons: Internet, security, space and beyond
    2023
  • Udith Haputhanthri, Kithmini Herath, Ramith Hettiarachchi, Hasindu Kariyawasam, Azeem Ahmad, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia et al.:
    From hours to seconds: towards 100x faster quantitative phase imaging via differentiable microscopy (Conference Presentation)
    2023
  • Dalip Singh Mehta, Shilpa Tayal, Azeem Ahmad, Sunil Bhatt, Vishesh Kumar Dubey, Ankit Butola et al.:
    Effect of partial spatial coherence of light on quantitative phase microscopy of biological samples: improved spatial phase sensitivity, space-bandwidth product, and high accuracy in phase measurement
    2023
  • Sunil Bhatt, Ankit Butola, Sebastian Andres Acuna Maldonado, Daniel Henry Hansen, Jean-Claude Tinguely, Dalip Singh Mehta et al.:
    Quantitative phase imaging for tracing the motion of waveguide trapped bead particle
    2023
  • Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Development of advanced optical microscopy for bio-imaging application
    2023
  • Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Development of Photonics sensors for pathogen detection
    2023
  • Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Development of high-throughput on-chip optical nanoscopy and quantitative phase microscopy for life science
    2023
  • Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Overview of fluorescence based advanced optical microscopy methods
    2023
  • Luis Enrique Villegas Hernandez, Vishesh Kumar Dubey, Sebastian Andres Acuna Maldonado, Hong Mao, Jean-Claude Tinguely, Krishna Agarwal et al.:
    Photonic chip: a high-throughput multimodal nanoscopy platform for histopathology
    2023
  • Sebastian Andres Acuna Maldonado, Luis Enrique Villegas Hernandez, Ida Sundvor Opstad, Jean-Claude Tinguely, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Krishna Agarwal :
    MUSICAL: results on chip nanoscopy
    2023
  • Luis Villegas, Vishesh Kumar Dubey, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Towards high-resolution histopathology via evanescent-field excitation
    2022
  • Luis Villegas, Vishesh Kumar Dubey, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Photonic chip: a versatile nanoscopy platform for histopathology
    2022
  • Oliver Vanderpoorten, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Nanolithography, Nanoscopy, Nanofluidics: Hybrid 2-photon lithography for wafer-scale nanofluidic chip fabrication and single molecule sizing in solution
    2022
  • Oliver Vanderpoorten, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Nanofluidic chips for sizing of single molecules and nanoparticles in solution
    2022
  • Laia Hernandez Marco, Oliver Vanderpoorten, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Nanofluidics as new analysis method in neurodegeneration and protein misfolding disease research
    2022
  • Oliver Vanderpoorten, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    “N3: Hybrid 2-photon lithography for wafer-scale nanofluidic chip fabrication”
    2022
  • Nikhil Jayakumar, Firehun Tsige Dullo, Vishesh Kumar Dubey, Azeem Ahmad, Florian Ströhl, Jennifer Cauzzo et al.:
    Erratum: Multi-moded high-index contrast optical waveguide for super-contrast high-resolution label-free microscopy (Nanophotonics DOI: 10.1515/nanoph-2022-0500.pdf)
    Nanophotonics 2022 DOI
  • Jean-Claude Tinguely, Ida Sundvor Opstad, Sebastian Acuña, Luis E. Villegas-Hernandez, Vishesh Dubey, Florian Ströhl et al.:
    Integrated photonics for super-resolution microscopy
    2022
  • Vishesh Kumar Dubey, Azeem Ahmad, Luis Enrique Villegas-Hernández, Hong Mao, Mona Nystad, Ganesh Acharya et al.:
    Photonic-chip based multimodal optical imaging of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue sections.
    Spie Bios 2022
  • Azeem Ahmad, Vishesh Kumar Dubey, Nikhil Jayakumar, Mona Nystad, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Deciphering dynamic speckle illumination interference microscopy and its applications
    Spie Bios 2022
  • Ankit Butola, David Andre Coucheron, Karolina Szafranska, Azeem Ahmad, Hong Mao, Jean-Claude Tinguely et al.:
    Quantitative phase imaging and on-chip nanoscopy for 3D imaging of liver sinusoidal endothelial cells
    2022

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    Citation History (Web-of Science)

    International Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers

    1. Azeem Ahmad, Vishesh Dubey, Vijay Raj Singh, Jean-Claude Tinguely, Cristina Ionica Øie, Deanna L. Wolfson, Dalip Singh Mehta, Peter T. C. So and Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, "Quantitative phase microscopy of red blood cells during planar trapping and propulsion", Accepted, Lab-on-a-chip, 2018.
    2. Vishesh Dubey, Azeem Ahmad, Rajwinder Singh, Deanna L Wolfson, Purusotam Basnet, Ganesh Acharya, Dalip Singh Mehta, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, "Multi-modal chip-based fluorescence and quantitative phase microscopy for studying inflammation in macrophages", Accepted, Optics Express, 2018
    3. Lavish Pamwani, Anowarul Habib, Frank Melandsø, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Amit Shelke,

      "Single-Input and Multiple-Output Surface Acoustic Wave Sensing for Damage Quantification in Piezoelectric Sensors", Accepted, Sensors, 2018
    4. Ida S. Opstad, Deanna L. Wolfson, Cristina I. Øie, Balpreet S. Ahluwalia, “Multi-color imaging of sub-mitochondrial structures in living cells using structured illumination microscopy”, Accepted, Nanophotonics, 2018.
    5. Marcel Lahrberg, Mandeep Singh, Kedar Khare, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, “Accurate estimation of the illumination pattern’s orientation and wavelength in sinusoidal structured illumination microscopy”, Applied optics, 57 (5), 1019-1025, 2018.
    6. Cristina I Øie, Viola Mönkemöller, Wolfgang Hübner, Mark Schüttpelz, Hong Mao, Balpreet S Ahluwalia, Thomas R Huser, Peter McCourt, “New ways of looking at very small holes–using optical nanoscopy to visualize liver sinusoidal endothelial cell fenestrations”, Nanophotonics, 7, 575, 2018.
    7. JC Tinguely, ØI Helle, BS Ahluwalia, "Silicon nitride waveguide platform for fluorescence microscopy of living cells", Optics Express 25 (22), 27678-27690, 2017 
    8. Robin Diekmann#, Øystein I. Helle#, Cristina I. Øie, Peter McCourt, Thomas R. Huser, Mark Schüttpelz and Balpreet S. Ahluwalia, "Chip-based wide field-of-view nanoscopy", Nature Photonics, 11 (5), 322-328, 2017.

    9. Rajwinder Singh, Deanna Wolfson, Vishesh Dubey, Azeem Ahmad, Ganesh Acharya, Dalip Mehta, Purusotam Basnet, Balpreet Ahluwalia, "Inflammatory response of macrophages and trophoblasts investigated using structured illumination microscopy and quantitative phase microscopy", Placenta 57, 333, 2017
    10. Balpreet S. Ahluwalia, "High-resolution optical nanoscopy of placental cells", Placenta 57, 238-239, 2017
    11. Balpreet S Ahluwalia, Øystein I Helle, Olav G Hellesø, “Rib waveguides for trapping and transport of particles”,Optics Express 24 (5), 4477-4487, 2016

    12. Sanat Wagle, Adit Decharat, Anowarul Habib, Balpreet S. Ahluwalia and Frank Melandsø, “Evaluation of adhesive-free crossed-electrode poly(vinylidene fluoride) copolymer array transducers for high frequency imaging”, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 55, 7S1, 2016

    13. Øystein, Ivar Helle, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Olav Gaute, Hellesø, "Optical transport, lifting and trapping of micro-particles by planar waveguides", Opt Express., 23(5), 2015.
    14. S. M. Lindecrantz, J.-C. Tinguely, B. Singh Ahluwalia, O. G. Hellesø", Sensitivity of a Mach-Zehnder interferometer made with shallow rib waveguides", J. Eur. Opt. Soc.- Rapid, 10, 15020 (2015).

    15. Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia*, Peter McCourt, Ana Oteiza, James S. Wilkinson, Thomas R. Huser and Olav Gaute Hellesø, “Squeezing red blood cells with the evanescent field of an optical waveguide to monitor cell deformability during blood storage”, Analyst,140, 223-229, 2015.
    16. Løvhaugen, Pål; Ahluwalia, Balpreet Singh; Huser, Thomas Rolf; Hellesø, Olav Gaute. Serial Raman spectroscopy of particles trapped on a waveguide. Optics Express 2013; Volum 21 (3). ISSN 1094-4087.s 2964 - 2970.s doi: 10.1364/OE.21.002964.
    17. C A. Changou, D L. Wolfson, B S Ahluwalia, R J. Bold, H-J Kung, F Y. S. Chuang, “Quantitative Analysis of Autophagy using Advanced 3D Fluorescence Microscopy”, Jour. of Visualized Experiments, In Press 2012.
    18. Olav Gaute Hellesø, Pal Løvhaugen, Ananth Z. Subramanian, James S. Wilkinson and Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia*, “Surface transport and stable trapping of particles and cells by an optical waveguide loop”, Lab-on-a-chip, 2012, In press DOI: 10.1039/c2lc40375g,
    19. Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, P Løvhaugen, and O. G. Hellesø, "Waveguide trapping of hollow glass spheres," Opt. Lett. 36, 3347-3349 (2011).  
    20. B. S. Ahluwalia, Peter McCourt, Thomas Huser and Olav Gaute Hellesø, “Optical Trapping and propulsion of red blood cells on waveguide surfaces”, Optics Express, 18, 21053 (2010). 
    21. B. P. S. Ahluwalia, Ananth Z. Subramanian, Olav Gaute Hellesø, Nicolas M. B. Perney, Neil P. Sessions and James S Wilkinson, “Fabrication of sub-micron high refractive index tantalum pentoxide waveguides for optical propulsion of microparticles”, Photonics Technological Letters, 20757, (2009). 
    22. S. Vasudevan, George C. K. Chen, and B. P. S. Ahluwalia, "Integration of laser trapping for continuous and selective monitoring of photothermal response of a single microparticle," Optics Letters. 33, 2779-2781 (2008). 
    23. B. P. S. Ahluwalia, X.-C. Yuan, K. J. Moh, and J. Bu, "Experimental transfer of torque induced by localized polarization of radially polarized vector beams to anisotropic micro-particles", Applied Physics Letters, 91, 171102(2007).
    24. B. P. S. Ahluwalia, X.-C. Yuan, et. al. ,Tolerance of microfabricated wedge for the generation of geometrical stable optical vortex at focal vicinity”, Applied Physics Letters, 90, 091115, (2007). 
    25. X.-C. Yuan, B. P. S. Ahluwalia, et. al., Generation of high-quality optical vortex beams in free-space propagation by microfabricated wedge with spatial filtering technique”, Applied Physics Letters, 91, 051103 (2007). 
    26. X.-C. Yuan, B. P. S. Ahluwalia et. al., “Wavelength-scalable micro-fabricated wedge for generation of optical vortex beam in optical manipulation”, Applied Physics B, 86, 209-213, (2007). 
    27. J. Lin, X.-C. Yuan, J. Bu, B. P. Ahluwalia, Y. Y. Sun, R. E. Burge, “Selective generation of high-order optical vortices from a single phase wedge”, Optics Letters, 32, 2927-2929, (2007).
    28. X.-C. Yuan , B. P. S. Ahluwalia, W.C. Cheong, J. Bu, H. B. Niu and X. Peng, “Direct electron beam writing of kinoform micro-axicon for generation of propagation-invariant beams with long non-diffracting distance”, Journal of Optics A, 9, 329, (2007)
    29. J. Bu, J. Lin, K. J. Moh, B. P. S. Ahluwalia, H. L. Chen, X. Peng, H. B. Niu and X. C. Yuan, “3D optical vortices generated by micro-optical elements and its novel applications”, Optoelectronics Letter 3, 136-140, (2007)
    30. B. P. S. Ahluwalia, W. C. Cheong, et. al., "Design and fabrication of double-axicon for the generation of tailorable self-imaged three-dimensional intensity voidsOptics Letters, 31, 987, (2006)
    31. B. P. S. Ahluwalia, X.-C. Yuan, S. H. Tao, W. C. Cheong, L. S. Zhang, and H. Wang., "Micro-manipulation of high and low indices microparticles using a microfabricated double-axicon", 99, 113104, Journal of Applies Physics, (2006). 
    32. K. J. Moh, X.-C. Yuan, W. C. Cheong, L. S Zhang, J. Lin, B. P.S. Ahluwalia and H. Wang, "High power efficient multiple optical vortices in a single beam generated by a kinoform type spiral phase plate", Applied OpticsAppl. Opt. 45, 1153-1161 (2006). 
    33. B. P. S. Ahluwalia, X.-C. Yuan, S. H. Tao, J. Bu, H. Wang, X. Peng, and H. B. Niu, "Microfabricated-composite-hologram-enabled multiple channel longitudinal optical guiding of microparticles in nondiffracting core of a Bessel beam array", Applied Physics Letters, 87, 084104, (2005). 
    34. B. P. S. Ahluwalia, X.-C. Yuan and S. H. Tao, “Evolution of composite off-axis vortexes embedded in the propagation-invariant beams”, Optics Communication, 247, 1, (2005).Citation: - 1
    35. W.C. Cheong, B. P. S. Ahluwalia, et. al. "Fabrication of efficient micro-axicon by direct electron beam lithography for long non-diffracting distance of Bessel beams for optical manipulation", Applied Physics Letters, 87, 024104-1 (2005).
    36. W M Lee, B P S Ahluwalia, X-C Yuan, W C Cheong and K Dholakia., "Optical steering of high and low index microparticles by manipulating an off-axis vortex”, Journal of Optics A, 7, 1-6 (2005). Citation: -20
    37. S. H. Tao, X.-C. Yuan and B. P. S. Ahluwalia, “Generation of an array of nondiffracting beams by a single composite computer generated hologram”, Journal of Optics A7, 40 (2005).
    38. B. P. S. Ahluwalia, X.-C. Yuan, S. H. Tao., “Generation of self-imaged optical bottle beam”,Optics Communication 238, 177-184 (2004).
    39. B. P. S. Ahluwalia, X.-C. Yuan, S. H. Tao, “Transfer of ‘pure’ on-axis spin orbital angular momentum to the absorptive particle using self-imaged optical bottle beam”, Optics Express, 12, 5172, (2004). 

     Papers Published in SPIE Proceedings

    1. Peter McCourt, Thomas Huser, Karen Kristine Sørensen ,Cristina Ionica Øie, Viola Mönkemöller,  Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Optical nanoscopy to reveal structural and functional properties of liver cells", Invited Paper, SPIE Optics and Photonics, San Diego, Nanoimaging and Nanospectroscopy, 2015.
    2. Øystein Ivar Helle, Cristina Ionica Øie, Peter McCourt, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia*, "Chip-based optical microscopy for imaging membrane sieve plates of liver scavenger cells", SPIE Optics and Photonics, San Diego, Nanoimaging and Nanospectroscopy, 2015
    3. Balpreet S. Ahluwalia, Deanna L. Wolfson, Frank Y. S. Chuang, Thomas R. Huser, “Optical nanoscopy of a living cell” SPIE Optics & Photonics, 2014, San Deigo (Invited Paper),
    4. Balpreet S. Ahluwalia, Petter Brox, Øystein Helle, et al., "Near-field waveguide trapping and tracking of particles using fluorescence imaging", Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 8999, 899905 (2014).
    5. Susan Lindecrantz,  Firehun T. Dullo,  Balpreet S. Ahluwalia, et al., "Sensitivity of Mach-Zehnder interferometer for dissolved gas monitoring", Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 8988, 898818 (2014).
    6. Ahluwalia, Balpreet Singh; Hellesø, Olav Gaute. Optical waveguide loop for planar trapping of blood cells and microspheres. Proceedings of SPIE, the International Society for Optical Engineering 2013; Volum 8810 (12). ISSN 0277-786X.s doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.2023945.
    7. Pal Lovhaugen, Balpreet S. Ahluwalia, Thomas R. Huser, Peter McCourt and Olav Gaute Helleso, "Optical trapping forces on biological cells on a waveguide surface", Proc. SPIE 7902, 79020N (2011).
    8. Løvhaugen, Pål; Ahluwalia, Balpreet S.; Hellesø, Olav G., “Optical waveguide trapping forces on hollow glass spheres”, Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 7950, pp. 79500P-79500P-9 (2011). 
    9. B. P. S. Ahluwalia,; Olav Gaute Hellesø; Ananth Z. Subramanian; James S. Wilkinson; Jie Chen; Xuyuan Chen., "Integrated platform based on high refractive index contrast waveguide for optical guiding and sorting", Proc. SPIE 7613, 76130R (2010). Citation : 2
    10. B. P. S. Ahluwalia and Woei M. Lee, "Collinear non-diffracting beams: classification and properties", Proc. SPIE 7613, 76130U (2010).
    11.  Balpreet S Ahluwalia, O.G. Hellesø, A. Z. Subramanian, James S. Wilkinson, Jie Chen and Xuyuan Chen, "Integrated platform based on high refractive index contrast waveguide for optical guiding and sorting", Proc. SPIE 7613, 76130R (2010); Citation: 2
    12. Yuan X.-C., B.P. S Ahluwalia, W. C. Cheong ; Zhang L. S. ; Le W. M. ; Moh K. J.,  Tao S. H. (1) ; Niu H. B.; Peng X., “Design and fabrication of micro-optical elements for the generation of various novel beams and its applications in optical tweezers”, Proc. SPIE 6027, 602709 (2006).
    13. Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Xiaocong Yuan and Shaohua Tao, "Self-imaged optical bottle beam based optical tweezers systems", Proc. SPIE 5930, 59300V (2005);
    14. B. P S. Ahluwalia, et. al., "Bottle beam based optical trapping system for three-dimensional trapping of high and low index microparticles", SPIE Proceeding Paper, Vol. 5931 U.S.A (2005).
    15. X.-C. Yuan, W. M. Lee, W. C. Cheong, S. H. Tao, B. S. Ahluwalia, K. J. Moh, M. He, H. B. Niu and X. Peng, “Optical trapping and micromanipulation using micro-beam shaping created by micro-optical elements, Proceedings of SPIE 5636, 27 (2005).
    16.  Xiao-Cong Yuan, Shao Hua Tao, Woei Ming Lee and Balpreet P. S. Ahluwalia, "Selective optical trapping using optical beams with fractional helical phase", Proc. SPIE 5514, 632 (2004);

    Invited International Conference (Since 2014)

    1. Cristina I. Øie, Hong Mao, Ida S. Opstad, Deanna L. Wolfson, Peter A. McCourt, Balpreet S. Ahluwalia, “Mapping sub-cellular nanostructures and functions in a living sinusoidal endothelial liver cell by 3D-structured illumination microscopy”, SPIE Optics & Photonics, San Deigo, USA, 2016 .
    2. Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia*, Deanna L Wolfson, Frank Y. S. Chuang, Thomas Huser,"Optical Nanoscopy of Living Cell Using Structured Illumination Microscopy, ICMAT, Singapore, 2015.
    3. Peter McCourt; Thomas R. Huser; Karen K. Sørensen; Cristina I. Øie; Viola Mönkemöller; Balpreet S. Ahluwalia*, “Optical nanoscopy to reveal structural and functional properties of liver cells”, SPIE Optics & Photonics, USA, 2015.
    4.  B. S. Ahluwalia, Deanna L. Wolfson, Frank Y. S. Chuang, Thomas R. Huser, “Optical nanoscopy of a living cell”, SPIE Optics & Photonics, San Deigo, USA, 2014 
    Selected National and International conference
    1. Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia*, Deanna L Wolfson, Frank Y. S. Chuang, Thomas Huser, "Optical Nanoscopy of Living Cell Using Structured Illumination Microscopy, Invited Paper, ICMAT, Singapore 2015.
    2. B.S. Ahluwalia, P. Løvhaugen, P. McCourt, J.S. Wilkinson, T.R. Huser, and O.G. Hellesø, “Experimental and numerical study of trapping of cells on a waveguide”, World of Photonics Congress, in CLEO/Europe and EQEC, München, Germany 2011. 
    3. P. Løvhaugen, B.S. Ahluwalia, A. Subramanian, J.S. Wilkinson, T.R. Huser and O.G. Hellesø, “Raman spectroscopy of particles trapped on a waveguide loop”, World of Photonics Congress 2011, München, Germany.
    4.  B. P. S. Ahluwalia, et. al., “Propulsion Velocity of Red Blood Cells on Ta2O5 Optical Waveguides”, EOS Annual Meeting, Paris, France, (2010).
    5. 4.   B. P. S. Ahluwalia, et. al., “Optical micro-manipulation of cells on optical waveguide”, Norwegian Electro- Optics Meeting, Norway (2010).
    6. B. P. S. Ahluwalia, “High-index contrast waveguides for microparticle guidance”, Photonics-India, (2008).
    7.  B. P. S. Ahluwalia, “Integration of laser tweezers for ‘continuous’ and ‘selective’ monitoring of photothermal response of micro-particle”, Norwegian Electro-Optics Meeting, Norway (2008).
    8. B. P. S. Ahluwalia, et.al., "Study of Optical Vortex Beam Generated by Fabricated Optical Wedge in Continuous & Polychromatic Regimes," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest FWQ6, USA (2007)
    9. B. S. Ahluwalia, J. Bu, and X. Yuan, "Study of Optical Vortex Beam Generated by Fabricated Optical Wedge in Continuous and Polychromatic Regimes," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper FWQ6.
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    Research interests

    Optical microscopy/nanoscopy, Bio-imaging, Computational Microscopy, Optical trapping, Integrated Optics, Raman spectroscopy

    Teaching

    FYS-8029 Optical nanoscopy - 10 stp

    FYS-3029 Optical nanoscopy 8 stp




    CV

     

    Funding ID 

    S. No

    Project

    Role

    Funding

    Year

    1

    High-speed chip-based nanoscopy to discover real-time sub-cellular dynamics

    Principal Investigator

    ERC Starting Grant

    Amount: 16 M NOK

    2 Post-Doc & 2 PhDs

    2014-2019

    2.

    Affordable photonic-chip based optical nanoscopy

    Principal Investigator

    ERC Proof-of-Concept

    Amount: 1.5 M NOK

    2017-2019

    3.

    Chip-based MUSICAL nanoscopy for

    imaging endocytosis pathways of phage viruses in liver sinusoidal endothelial cells

    Hosting Principal Investigator

    EU MSCA-IF

    Funding: 1 Post-doc

    Amount: ~2 MNOK

    2017-2019

    4.

    Super-resolution optical microscopy of

    nano sized pore dynamics in endothelial cells (DeLIVER)

    Work Package Leader

    EU: MSCA-ITN

    Funds: 14 PhD/4@UiT

    Amount: ~35 MNOK

    2018-2022

    5.

    Centre for Advanced Nanoscopy to Decode Sub-cellular biological systems

    Principal Investigator

    Tematisksatsing (UiT Strategic Fund)

    Amount: ~13 MNOK

    Support: 4 PhDs

    2016-2020

    6.

    dSTORM on chip, the first entry level super-resolution nanoscopy solution

    Chief Technical Officer

    FORNY (RCN)

    Amount: 7M NOK

    Support: Prototype

    2016-2017

    7.

    Indo-Norway research programme on optics and photonics for bio-medical imaging and environment monitoring.

    Principal Investigator

    Indo-Norway grant (INCP, SIU funding)

    Amount: 1.2 M NOK

    Support: Mobility

    2015-2017

    8.

    High-speed optical super-resolution nanoscopy for live-cell imaging

    Principal Investigator

    IS-DAAD Grant

    Amount: 100K NOK

    Support: Mobility

    2015-2016

    9.

    UiT Infrastructure Grant

    Principal Investigator

    Infrastructure

    Amount: 10 M NOK

    Support: SIM

    2014-2017

    10.

    Integrated platform for optical-squeezing of RBC: A marker for structural deformation for stored blood lesion

    Principal Investigator

    Leiv Eiriksson Grant

    Amount: 300K NOK

    Support: Mobility

    2011-2012

     

    International Association Collaborations

    • Norwegian representative & member of Management Committee in European Unions Cost Action (Cooperation in Science and Technology) TN1301 designed as Targeted Network of: Next Generation of Young Scientist: towards a contemporary spirit of R&I (Sci-GENERATION)
    • International Advisory Board Member for Optical and Photonic Engineering (icOPEN) Conference Singapore
    • Program Committee member in SPIE Optics and Photonics Conference in Nanoimaging and Nanospectroscopy Session
    • International Panel member for Scholarship Committee at SPIE society, USA (2011-2012)
    • SPIE Early Career Professional committee member (2011-2013).
    • Regular Member of the European Optical Society, SPIE and the Optical Society of America and reviewer for various journals papers (Optics letters, Optics express, Lab-on-a-chip, etc).