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Boston Micromachines’ Deformable Technology Subject of 14 Presentations at SPIE Photonics West 2012

Cambridge, Mass., January 21, 2012 – Boston Micromachines Corporation (BMC), a leading provider of MEMS-based deformable mirror (DM) products for adaptive optics systems, announced today that Boston Micromachines technology will be highlighted in 14 presentations at the SPIE Photonics West conference held January 21-26, 2012 at The Moscone Center in San Francisco. The presentations reflect the widespread use of BMC’s deformable mirror technology in the fields of biological and retinal imaging, laser communications and astronomy. Conference sessions will be presented by a mix of Boston Micromachines’ customers and staff.  Session titles and research papers’ authors follow below:

Birefringence measurement of retinal nerve fiber layer using AO-PS-OCT: a comparison with PS-OCT
Author(s): Qiang Wang, Indiana Univ. (USA); Barry Cense, Utsunomiya Univ. (Japan); Omer P. Kocaoglu, Ravi S. Jonnal, Sangyeol Lee, Zhuolin Liu, Donald T. Miller, Indiana Univ. (USA)

Patient retinal imaging with adaptive optics-assisted optical coherence tomography
Author(s): Kenta Sudo, Utsunomiya Univ.; Kazuhiro Kurokawa, Kazuhiro Sasaki, Shuichi Makita, Yoshiaki Yasuno, Univ. of Tsukuba; Toyohiko Yatagai, Barry Cense, Utsunomiya Univ. (Japan)

Optic nerve head features measured with a multimodal adaptive optics system
Author(s): Daniel X. Hammer, Robert D. Ferguson, David P. Biss, Mircea Mujat, Nicusor V. Iftimia, Ankit H. Patel, Emily Plumb, Physical Sciences Inc. (USA); Gadi Wollstein, Larry Kagemann, Hiroshi Ishikawa, Zach Nadler, Joel S. Schuman M.D., Univ. of Pittsburgh Medical Ctr. (USA)

Adaptive optics optical coherence tomography for measuring phase and reflectance dynamics of photoreceptors
Author(s): Omer P. Kocaoglu, Ravi S. Jonnal, Sangyeol Lee, Qiang Wang, Zhuolin Liu, Donald T. Miller, Indiana Univ. (United States)

Adaptive optics-assisted optical coherence tomography using a single small stroke deformable mirror
Author(s): Kenta Sudo, Utsunomiya Univ. (Japan); Kazuhiro Kurokawa, Kazuhiro Sasaki, Shuichi Makita, Yoshiaki Yasuno, Univ. of Tsukuba; Toyohiko Yatagai, Barry Cense, Utsunomiya Univ.

Measurement and correction of spatially dependent aberrations in adaptive optical microscopy
Author(s): Martin Booth, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)

MEMS adaptive optics in the Gemini Planet Imager
Author(s): Bruce A. Macintosh, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (USA)

Space-based planet detection concept using two MEMS DM's and a shaped pupil
Author(s): N. Jeremy Kasdin, Tyler Groff, Alexis Carlotti, Princeton Univ. (USA)

MEMS practice, from the lab to the telescope
Author(s): Katie M. Morzinski, Donald T. Gavel, Daren Dillon, Andrew P. Norton, Marc Reinig, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz (USA); Steven Cornelissen, Boston Micromachines Corp. (USA)

Advances in MEMS deformable mirror development for astronomical adaptive optics
Author(s): Steven Cornelissen, Boston Micromachines Corp.; Thomas G. Bifano, Boston Univ. (USA)

Critical considerations of pupil alignment to achieve open-loop control of MEMS deformable mirror in nonlinear laser scanning fluorescence microscopy
Author(s): Wei Sun, Wellman Ctr. for Photomedicine and Boston Univ. and Mass. General Hospital; Yang Lu, Thomas G. Bifano, Boston U. (USA); Charles P. Lin, Wellman Ctr. for Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School & Mass. General Hospital (USA)

Adaptive optics for biological light microscopy
Author(s): Christopher D. Saunter, Cyril J. T. Bourgenot, John M. Girkin, Gordon D. Love, Jonathan M. Taylor, Durham Univ. (United Kingdom)

MEMS spatial light modulators for controlled optical transmission through nearly opaque materials
Author(s): Thomas G. Bifano, Yang Lu, Christopher Stockbridge, Aaron Berliner, Boston U.; Richard G. Paxman, Paxman Consulting ; Santosh Tripathi, Kimani C. Toussaint, Jr., Univ. of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (USA)

Adaptive optics confocal microscopy using fluorescent protein guide-stars for brain tissue imaging
Author(s): Xiaodong Tao, Oscar A. Azucena, Jr., Min Fu, Yi Zuo, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz (USA); Diana C. Chen, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (USA); Joel Kubby, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz (USA)