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Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia


Professor / Ultrasound, Microwaves and Optics


  • Nikhil Jayakumar, Firehun Tsige Dullo, Vishesh Kumar Dubey, Azeem Ahmad, Florian Ströhl, Jennifer Cauzzo et al.:
    Multi-moded high-index contrast optical waveguide for super-contrast high-resolution label-free microscopy
    Nanophotonics 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Luis Villegas, Vishesh Kumar Dubey, Mona Nystad, Jean-Claude Tinguely, David Andre Coucheron, Firehun Tsige Dullo et al.:
    Chip-based multimodal super-resolution microscopy for histological investigations of cryopreserved tissue sections
    Light: Science & Applications (LSA) 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Ida Sundvor Opstad, Gustav Godtliebsen, Florian Ströhl, Truls Myrmel, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Krishna Agarwal et al.:
    Three-dimensional structured illumination microscopy data of mitochondria and lysosomes in cardiomyoblasts under normal and galactose-adapted conditions
    Scientific Data 2022 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
  • Azeem Ahmad, Anowarul Habib, Vishesh Kumar Dubey, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Unbalanced low coherence interference microscopy
    Optics and lasers in engineering 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Florian Ströhl, Ezra Bruggeman, Christopher Rowlands, Deanna Wolfson, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Quantification of the NA dependent change of shape in the image formation of a z-polarised fluorescent molecule using vectorial diffraction simulations
    Microscopy research and technique (Print) 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Marco Piccardo, Vincent Ginis, Andrew Forbes, Simon Mahler, Asher A. Friesem, Nir Davidson et al.:
    Roadmap on multimode light shaping
    Journal of Optics 2022 DOI
  • Kaushik Shukla, Azeem Ahmad, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Frank Melandsø, Anowarul Habib :
    Finite element simulation of transmission and reflection of acoustic waves in the ultrasonic transducer
    Japanese Journal of Applied Physics (JJAP) 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Azeem Ahmad, Nikhil Jayakumar, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Demystifying speckle field interference microscopy
    Scientific Reports 2022 DOI
  • Barlomiej Zapotoczny, Karolina Szafranska, Malgorzata Lekka, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Peter Anthony McCourt :
    Tuning of Liver Sieve: The Interplay between Actin and Myosin Regulatory Light Chain Regulates Fenestration Size and Number in Murine Liver Sinusoidal Endothelial Cells
    International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2022 DOI
  • Jennifer Cauzzo, Nikhil Jayakumar, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Azeem Ahmad, Natasa Skalko-Basnet :
    Characterization of Liposomes Using Quantitative Phase Microscopy (QPM)
    Pharmaceutics 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Suyog Jadhav, Sebastian Andres Acuña Maldonado, Ida Sundvor Opstad, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Krishna Agarwal, Dilip K. Prasad :
    Artefact removal in ground truth deficient fluctuations-based nanoscopy images using deep learning
    Biomedical Optics Express 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Yakubu Princely Abudu, Birendra Kumar Shrestha, Wenxin Zhang, Anthimi Palara, Hanne Britt Brenne, Kenneth Bowitz Larsen et al.:
    SAMM50 acts with p62 in piecemeal basal- and OXPHOS-induced mitophagy of SAM and MICOS components
    Journal of Cell Biology 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Krishnendu Samanta, Swagato Sarkar, Sebastian Andres Acuna Maldonado, Joby Joseph, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Krishna Agarwal :
    Blind Super-Resolution Approach for Exploiting Illumination Variety in Optical-Lattice Illumination Microscopy
    ACS Photonics 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Paweł Gocłowski, Maria Cywinska, Azeem Ahmad, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Maciej Trusiak :
    Single-shot fringe pattern phase retrieval using improved period-guided bidimensional empirical mode decomposition and Hilbert transform
    Optics Express 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • David Andre Coucheron, OYSTEIN I. HELLE, James S. Wilkinson, GANAPATHY SENTHIL MURUGAN, CARLOS DOMINGUEZ, Hallvard Angelskår et al.:
    Study of waveguide background at visible wavelengths for on-chip nanoscopy
    Optics Express 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Ayush Somani, Arif Ahmed Sekh, Ida Sundvor Opstad, Åsa Birna Birgisdottir, Truls Myrmel, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia et al.:
    Digital Staining of Mitochondria in Label-free Live-cell Microscopy
    Springer 2021 DOI
  • Sebastian Andres Acuna Maldonado, MAYANK ROY, Luis Villegas, Vishesh Kumar Dubey, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Krishna Agarwal :
    Deriving high contrast fluorescence microscopy images through low contrast noisy image stacks
    Biomedical Optics Express 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Anish Priyadarshi, Firehun Tsige Dullo, Deanna Wolfson, Azeem Ahmad, Nikhil Jayakumar, Vishesh Kumar Dubey et al.:
    A transparent waveguide chip for versatile total internal reflection fluorescence-based microscopy and nanoscopy
    Communications Materials 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Azeem Ahmad, Vishesh Dubey, Nikhil Jayakumar, Anowarul Habib, Ankit Butola, Mona Nystad et al.:
    High-throughput spatial sensitive quantitative phase microscopy using low spatial and high temporal coherent illumination
    Scientific Reports 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Arif Ahmed Sekh, Ida Sundvor Opstad, Gustav Godtliebsen, Åsa Birna Birgisdottir, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Krishna Agarwal et al.:
    Physics-based machine learning for subcellular segmentation in living cells
    Nature Machine Intelligence 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Luis Villegas, Vishesh Kumar Dubey, Jean-Claude Tinguely, David Andre Coucheron, Anish Priyadarshi, Sebastian Andres Acuña Maldonado et al.:
    Photonic-chip: a multimodal imaging tool for histopathology.
    Journal of the Optical Society of America. B, Optical physics 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Ida Sundvor Opstad, Gustav Godtliebsen, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Truls Myrmel, Krishna Agarwal, Åsa birna Birgisdottir :
    Mitochondrial dynamics and quantification of mitochondria-derived vesicles in cardiomyoblasts using structured illumination microscopy
    Journal of Biophotonics 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Ankit Butola, David Andre Coucheron, Karolina Szafranska, Azeem Ahmad, Hong Mao, Jean-Claude Tinguely et al.:
    Multimodal on-chip nanoscopy and quantitative phase imaging reveals the nanoscale morphology of liver sinusoidal endothelial cells
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2021 ARKIV / FULLTEKST / DOI
  • Liliana Barbieri, Huw Colin-York, Kseniya Korobchevskaya, Di Li, Deanna Wolfson, Narain Karedla et al.:
    Two-dimensional TIRF-SIM–traction force microscopy (2D TIRF-SIM-TFM)
    Nature Communications 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Ida Sundvor Opstad, Daniel Henry Hansen, Sebastian Andres Acuña Maldonado, Florian Ströhl, Anish Priyadarshi, Jean-Claude Tinguely et al.:
    Fluorescence fluctuation-based super-resolution microscopy using multimodal waveguided illumination
    Optics Express 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Rajwinder Singh, Vishesh Dubey, Deanna Wolfson, Azeem Ahmad, Ankit Butola, Ganesh Acharya et al.:
    Quantitative assessment of morphology and sub-cellular changes in macrophages and trophoblasts during inflammation
    Biomedical Optics Express 2020 ARKIV / DOI
  • Ida Sundvor Opstad, Deanna Wolfson, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Krishna Agarwal, Tore Seternes, Roy Ambli Dalmo :
    Diving into fish skin: understanding cell avalanches and migrating keratocytes
    2022
  • Ida Sundvor Opstad, Daniel Henry Hansen, Sebastian Andres Acuna Maldonado, Florian Ströhl, Anish Priyadarshi, Jean-Claude Tinguely et al.:
    Large area super-resolution TIRFM of arctic fish species
    2022
  • Ida Sundvor Opstad, Gustav Godtliebsen, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Truls Myrmel, Krishna Agarwal, Åsa birna Birgisdottir :
    Mitochondrial dynamics and quantification of mitochondria-derived vesicles (MDVs) in cardiomyoblasts using 3DSIM
    2022
  • Luis Villegas, Vishesh Kumar Dubey, Mona Nystad, Kristin Andreassen Fenton, Ganesh Acharya, Jose M. Mateos et al.:
    Chip-based multimodal microscopy for histological investigations of cryopreserved tissue sections
    2022
  • Luis Villegas, Vishesh Kumar Dubey, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Super-resolution histopathology on a photonic chip
    2022
  • Ida Sundvor Opstad, Gustav Godtliebsen, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Truls Myrmel, Krishna Agarwal, Åsa birna Birgisdottir :
    Quantification of mitochondria‐derived vesicles in cardiomyoblasts using 3DSIM & machine learning-based segmentation
    2022
  • Luis Villegas, Vishesh Kumar Dubey, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Photonic chip: a versatile nanoscopy platform for histopathology
    2022
  • Felix Hutmacher, Ida Sundvor Opstad, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Rudolf Fuchshofer :
    Super-resolution imaging of Schlemm’s canal using 3D SIM
    2022
  • Luis Villegas, Vishesh Kumar Dubey, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Towards high-resolution histopathology via evanescent-field excitation
    2022
  • Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Photonic chip enabledcorrelative light and electronmicroscopy
    2021
  • Luis Villegas, Vishesh Kumar Dubey, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Azeem Ahmad :
    Photonic-chip: a multimodal super-resolution imaging tool for histopathology
    2021
  • Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Diffraction limit the resolution of the microscope
    2021
  • Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Advances in nanotechnology for medical sensing
    2021
  • Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Multi-modal optical nanoscopy using photonic integrated circuit
    2021
  • Nikhil Jayakumar, Firehun Tsige Dullo, Vishesh Kumar Dubey, Azeem Ahmad, Jennifer Cauzzo, Eduarda Mazagao Guerreiro et al.:
    Label-free imaging on waveguide platform with enhanced resolution and contrast
    2021
  • Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Photonic chip based super-resolution optical microscopy for life science & medical biology
    2021
  • Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Photonic chip enabled fluoroscence nanoscopy
    2021
  • Vishesh Kumar Dubey, Luis Enrique Villegas Hernández, Mona Nystad, Jean-Claude Tinguely, David Andre Coucheron, Firehun Tsige Dullo et al.:
    Photonic-chip for multimodal super-resolution imaging in histopathology applications
    2021
  • Vishesh Kumar Dubey, Luis Enrique Villegas Hernández, Jean-Claude Tinguely, David Andre Coucheron, Anish Priyadarshi, Sebastian Acuña et al.:
    Multimodal super-resolution imaging for histopathology applications
    2021
  • Øystein Ivar Helle, Firehun Tsige Dullo, Marcel Lahrberg, Jean-Claude Tinguely, Olav Gaute Hellesø, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Photonic chip-based optical nanoscopy
    2021
  • Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia, Mark Schüttpelz :
    SUPER - RESOLUTION IMAGING
    2021
  • Oliver Vanderpoorten, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    Hybrid 2-photon lithography for wafer-scale nanofluidic chip fabrication
    2021
  • Shivani Bhardwaj, Krishna Agarwal, Balpreet Singh Ahluwalia :
    2021 INTPART WINTER WORKSHOP ON "Microscopy, Bioimaging and Artificial Intelligence"
    2021

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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.
    10. X-C. Yuan, B. P. S. Ahluwalia, W. C. Cheong, L. S. Zhang, W. M. Lee, K. J. Moh, J. Lin, and S. H. Tao, "High Efficient Micro-Optical Elements for Optical Vortices in Optical Manipulation," inFrontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper FWT1.
    11. B. P. S. Ahluwalia, X. Yuan, and S. Tao, "Micro-beam shaping to generate various non-diffracting modes," in Diffractive Optics and Micro-Optics, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper DMA6.


    Research interests

    Optical Nanoscopy, Advanced Bio-imaging, Optical trapping, Integrated Optics,  Singular Optics, Optical Sensors

    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).