lenses

Summary

Summary: Pieces of glass or other transparent materials used for magnification or increased visual acuity.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi On wave-breaking free fiber lasers mode-locked with two saturable absorber mechanisms
    Axel Ruehl
    Laser Zentrum Hannover e V, Hollerithallee 8, 30419 Hannover, Germany
    Opt Express 16:8181-9. 2008
  2. doi Wheel-chair driving improvement following visuo-manual prism adaptation
    Sophie Jacquin-Courtois
    Espace et Action, UMR S 534, INSERM UCBL, Bron, France
    Cortex 44:90-6. 2008
  3. ncbi Analyzer-based x-ray phase-contrast microscopy combining channel-cut and asymmetrically cut crystals
    M G Hönnicke
    LORXI, Departamento de Fisica, Universidade Federal do Parana, Caixa Postal 19091, 81531 990 Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
    Rev Sci Instrum 78:113708. 2007
  4. ncbi Magnifying lenses assisted nerve-sparing radical hysterectomy and prevention of nerve plexus trauma
    G Mantzaris
    1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology Unit and Urogynecology Unit, University of Athens, Alexandra Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 18:868-75. 2008
  5. ncbi Three-dimensional nonlinear optical endoscopy
    Ling Fu
    J Biomed Opt 12:040501. 2007
  6. ncbi Long-lasting amelioration of visuospatial neglect by prism adaptation
    Francesca Frassinetti
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita degli Studi di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Brain 125:608-23. 2002
  7. doi Aberration-free ultrathin flat lenses and axicons at telecom wavelengths based on plasmonic metasurfaces
    Francesco Aieta
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States
    Nano Lett 12:4932-6. 2012
  8. pmc Compact, light-weight and cost-effective microscope based on lensless incoherent holography for telemedicine applications
    Onur Mudanyali
    Electrical Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Lab Chip 10:1417-28. 2010
  9. ncbi Prism adaptation can improve contralesional tactile perception in neglect
    A Maravita
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College, London, UK
    Neurology 60:1829-31. 2003
  10. ncbi Mechanisms underlying neglect recovery after prism adaptation
    Andrea Serino
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita di Bologna, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 44:1068-78. 2006

Research Grants

  1. GENE MANIPULATION & H202 DEGRADATION IN THE OCULAR LENS
    Abraham Spector; Fiscal Year: 2001
  2. DEVELOPMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF LENS TRANSPARENCY
    John Clark; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. DIETARY & GENETIC CONTROL OF ROS DAMAGE TO THE LENS
    Norman S Wolf; Fiscal Year: 2010
  4. ELECTRON MICROSCOPIC STUDIES OF THE CRYSTALLINE LENS
    J Kuszak; Fiscal Year: 2002
  5. PROTEINS OF NORMAL AND CATARACTOUS LENSES
    FRANK GIBLIN; Fiscal Year: 1993
  6. ADVANCED ELECTRON MICROSCOPIC STUDIES OF CRYSTALLINE LEN
    J Kuszak; Fiscal Year: 1999
  7. MODIFICATION OF ALPHA-CRYSTALLIN CHAPERONE FUNCTION
    EDATHARA ABRAHAM; Fiscal Year: 2003
  8. ATP LINKED EFFECTORS OF NA+, K+ ATPASE AND CATARACTS
    MARGARET GARNER; Fiscal Year: 2001
  9. MECHANISMS OF OCULAR DEVELOPMENT
    Thomas T Norton; Fiscal Year: 2010
  10. MECHANISMS OF OCULAR DEVELOPMENT
    THOMAS NORTON; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications234 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi On wave-breaking free fiber lasers mode-locked with two saturable absorber mechanisms
    Axel Ruehl
    Laser Zentrum Hannover e V, Hollerithallee 8, 30419 Hannover, Germany
    Opt Express 16:8181-9. 2008
    ..The impact of the modulation depth and the non-saturated losses is discussed via comparative measurements with different saturable Bragg reflectors...
  2. doi Wheel-chair driving improvement following visuo-manual prism adaptation
    Sophie Jacquin-Courtois
    Espace et Action, UMR S 534, INSERM UCBL, Bron, France
    Cortex 44:90-6. 2008
    ..The potential implications of prism adaptation for the rehabilitation of unilateral neglect are highlighted by the long duration of improvement obtained after a single adaptation session...
  3. ncbi Analyzer-based x-ray phase-contrast microscopy combining channel-cut and asymmetrically cut crystals
    M G Hönnicke
    LORXI, Departamento de Fisica, Universidade Federal do Parana, Caixa Postal 19091, 81531 990 Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
    Rev Sci Instrum 78:113708. 2007
    ..Moreover, thanks to the combination with the nondispersive ABI setup, the diffraction-enhanced x-ray imaging algorithm could be applied...
  4. ncbi Magnifying lenses assisted nerve-sparing radical hysterectomy and prevention of nerve plexus trauma
    G Mantzaris
    1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology Unit and Urogynecology Unit, University of Athens, Alexandra Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 18:868-75. 2008
    ..were to present a new approach for nerve-sparing radical hysterectomy (NSRH) with the assistance of magnifying lenses and to describe the differences in autonomic nerve plexus trauma between NSRH type III and conventional radical ..
  5. ncbi Three-dimensional nonlinear optical endoscopy
    Ling Fu
    J Biomed Opt 12:040501. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi Long-lasting amelioration of visuospatial neglect by prism adaptation
    Francesca Frassinetti
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita degli Studi di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Brain 125:608-23. 2002
    ..Seven patients with right hemisphere lesion and left visuospatial neglect were treated with prismatic lenses in twice-daily sessions over a period of 2 weeks...
  7. doi Aberration-free ultrathin flat lenses and axicons at telecom wavelengths based on plasmonic metasurfaces
    Francesco Aieta
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States
    Nano Lett 12:4932-6. 2012
    The concept of optical phase discontinuities is applied to the design and demonstration of aberration-free planar lenses and axicons, comprising a phased array of ultrathin subwavelength-spaced optical antennas...
  8. pmc Compact, light-weight and cost-effective microscope based on lensless incoherent holography for telemedicine applications
    Onur Mudanyali
    Electrical Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Lab Chip 10:1417-28. 2010
    ..This compact and light-weight microscope is based on digital in-line holography and does not need any lenses, bulky optical/mechanical components or coherent sources such as lasers...
  9. ncbi Prism adaptation can improve contralesional tactile perception in neglect
    A Maravita
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College, London, UK
    Neurology 60:1829-31. 2003
    ..visuospatial neglect and tactile extinction underwent 10-minute application of 20 degrees right-shifting prismatic lenses during pointing...
  10. ncbi Mechanisms underlying neglect recovery after prism adaptation
    Andrea Serino
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita di Bologna, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 44:1068-78. 2006
    ....
  11. pmc Imaging without lenses: achievements and remaining challenges of wide-field on-chip microscopy
    Alon Greenbaum
    Electrical Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Nat Methods 9:889-95. 2012
    ..5 gigapixels. We also discuss the current challenges that these computational on-chip microscopes face, shedding light on their future directions and applications...
  12. doi Field-portable wide-field microscopy of dense samples using multi-height pixel super-resolution based lensfree imaging
    Alon Greenbaum
    UCLA Electrical Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Lab Chip 12:1242-5. 2012
    ..Our results reveal the promising potential of this multi-height lensfree computational microscopy platform for e.g., pathology needs in resource limited settings...
  13. ncbi Eye movements tell only half the story
    S Ferber
    CIHR Group on Action and Perception, Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Neurology 60:1826-9. 2003
    ..PA modulates functions of the parietal lobe, such as eye movement control, but fails to influence the underlying mechanisms of neglect...
  14. pmc Lensfree on-chip microscopy over a wide field-of-view using pixel super-resolution
    Waheb Bishara
    Electrical Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Opt Express 18:11181-91. 2010
    ..We demonstrate the success of this pixel super-resolution approach by imaging patterned transparent substrates, blood smear samples, as well as Caenoharbditis Elegans...
  15. ncbi Prism adaptation and unilateral neglect: review and analysis
    Gordon M Redding
    Department of Psychology, Illinois State University, Campus Box 4620, Normal, IL 61790 4620, USA
    Neuropsychologia 44:1-20. 2006
    ..Investigation of therapeutic prism adaptation requires methods that permit identification of both the calibration dysfunction and ameliorating realignment...
  16. pmc Compact and light-weight automated semen analysis platform using lensfree on-chip microscopy
    Ting wei Su
    Electrical Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Anal Chem 82:8307-12. 2010
    ..2 × 4.2 × 5.8 cm, and does not require any lenses, lasers or other bulky optical components to achieve phase and amplitude imaging of sperms over ∼24 mm(2) field-..
  17. doi Plasmonic lenses formed by two-dimensional nanometric cross-shaped aperture arrays for Fresnel-region focusing
    Ling Lin
    School of Physics, The University of Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Nano Lett 10:1936-40. 2010
    We present the experimental demonstration of what are to our knowledge the first two-dimensional planar plasmonic lenses formed by an array of spatially varying cross-shaped apertures in a metallic film for Fresnel-region focusing...
  18. doi Optical ptychography: a practical implementation with useful resolution
    Andrew M Maiden
    Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S1 3JD, UK
    Opt Lett 35:2585-7. 2010
    ..The microscope uses the recently reported coherent diffractive imaging technique of ptychography to generate images from recorded diffraction patterns...
  19. pmc Lensfree microscopy on a cellphone
    Derek Tseng
    UCLA Electrical Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Lab Chip 10:1787-92. 2010
    ..This compact and light-weight holographic microscope installed on a cellphone does not utilize any lenses, lasers or other bulky optical components and it may offer a cost-effective tool for telemedicine applications to ..
  20. doi Planar lenses based on nanoscale slit arrays in a metallic film
    Lieven Verslegers
    E L Ginzton Laboratory, Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials GLAM, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Nano Lett 9:235-8. 2009
    We experimentally demonstrate planar lenses based on nanoscale slit arrays in a metallic film...
  21. ncbi Polarization splitter and polarization rotator designs based on transformation optics
    Do Hoon Kwon
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Opt Express 16:18731-8. 2008
    ..The polarization rotator rotates the polarization state of an incoming beam by an arbitrary angle. Both optical devices are reflectionless at the entry and exit interfaces. Design details and full-wave simulation results are provided...
  22. doi Characterization of microscope objective lenses from 1,400 to 1,650 nm to evaluate performance for long-wavelength nonlinear microscopy applications
    Stefanie Renaud Keatings
    Centre for Biophotonics, Strathclyde Institute for Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow G4 0NR, United Kingdom
    Microsc Res Tech 71:517-20. 2008
    ..We investigated a range of air and oil-immersion objective lenses across a wavelength range of 1,400-1,650 nm using a synchronously pumped optical parametric oscillator laser ..
  23. pmc Prism adaptation aftereffects in stroke patients with spatial neglect: pathological effects on subjective straight ahead but not visual open-loop pointing
    Margarita Sarri
    UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AR, UK
    Neuropsychologia 46:1069-80. 2008
    ..Future studies of possible rehabilitative impact from prisms upon neglect may need to consider carefully how to measure prism adaptation per se, separately from any impact of such adaptation upon manifestations of neglect...
  24. doi Nominally stationary high-concentration solar optics by gradient-index lenses
    Panagiotis Kotsidas
    Mechanical Engineering Department, Columbia University, 220 S W Mudd Building, 500 W 120th St, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Opt Express 19:2325-34. 2011
    It is shown how novel solutions for realistic gradient-index lenses create the possibility of nominally stationary solar photovoltaic concentrators capable of daylong averaged flux concentration levels of order 10(3).
  25. doi A broadband zone plate lens from transformation optics
    Rui Yang
    School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Queen Mary, University of London, London E1 4NS, UK
    Opt Express 19:12348-55. 2011
    ..Such a transformed lens maintains the broadband performance of the original lens, thus providing a superior alternative to the diffractive Fresnel element which is inherently narrow band...
  26. doi Two dimensional hard x-ray nanofocusing with crossed multilayer Laue lenses
    Hanfei Yan
    Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois 60439, USA
    Opt Express 19:15069-76. 2011
    ..Here we report two-dimensional nanofocusing by multilayer Laue lenses (MLLs), a type of diffractive optics that is in principle capable of focusing x-rays to 1 nm...
  27. ncbi Postoperative complications following vitrectomy for proliferative diabetic retinopathy with sew-on and noncontact wide-angle viewing lenses
    S R Virata
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, USA
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers 32:193-7. 2001
    ..To compare the occurrence of vitreous hemorrhages and retinal detachments following vitrectomy surgery with sew-on lenses to a noncontact wide-angle lens system...
  28. ncbi Micro-optical artificial compound eyes
    J W Duparré
    Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering, Jena, Germany
    Bioinspir Biomim 1:R1-16. 2006
    ..The artificial apposition compound eye can be considered as a simple imaging optical sensor while the cluster eye is capable of becoming a valid alternative to classical bulk objectives but is much more complex than the first system...
  29. ncbi Prism adaptation changes perceptual awareness for chimeric visual objects but not for chimeric faces in spatial neglect after right-hemisphere stroke
    Margarita Sarri
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Neurocase 12:127-35. 2006
    ..Prism therapy dramatically improved awareness for the identity of the left side of chimeric non-face objects, but had no effect on judging expressions for chimeric faces. The latter may thus be unique in showing no prism benefit...
  30. ncbi Achieving high focusing power for a large-aperture liquid crystal lens with novel hole-and-ring electrodes
    Chi Wei Chiu
    Department of Electrical and Control Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
    Opt Express 16:19277-84. 2008
    ..The proposed design reduces the thickness of LC lens and is capable of achieving relative higher focusing power than past studies with lower applied voltage...
  31. pmc Wavefront-aberration sorting and correction for a dual-deformable-mirror adaptive-optics system
    Weiyao Zou
    School of Optometry, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Opt Lett 33:2602-4. 2008
    ..A Lagrange multiplier is chosen to integrate two DMs into a single-DM wavefront control, and a damped least-squares control is employed to suppress the correlation between the two DMs...
  32. pmc Adaptive optics optical coherence tomography at 120,000 depth scans/s for non-invasive cellular phenotyping of the living human retina
    Cristiano Torti
    Biomedical Imaging Group, School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff University, Maindy Road, Cardiff, CF24 4LU, Wales, UK
    Opt Express 17:19382-400. 2009
    ..This novel technique provides opportunities to enhance the understanding of retinal pathogenesis and early diagnosis of retinal diseases...
  33. doi Colloidal lenses allow high-temperature single-molecule imaging and improve fluorophore photostability
    Jerrod J Schwartz
    Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Nat Nanotechnol 5:127-32. 2010
    ..8 K), the field has since advanced to include room-temperature observations, largely owing to the use of objective lenses with high numerical aperture, brighter fluorophores and more sensitive detectors...
  34. ncbi Nonlinear optical endoscope based on a compact two axes piezo scanner and a miniature objective lens
    R Le Harzic
    Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Technology IBMT, Ensheimer Strasse 48, D 66386 St Ingbert, Germany
    Opt Express 16:20588-96. 2008
    ..Results presented here demonstrate the ability of the system to resolve cellular details and the potential of the device for future in vivo imaging diagnosis...
  35. doi Vertical phoria and postural control in upright stance in healthy young subjects
    Eric Matheron
    IRIS Group CNRS FRE 3154 Service d Ophtalmologie, Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou, 20 rue Leblanc, 75908 Paris Cedex 15, France
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:2314-20. 2008
    ..To test the quality of postural performance in quiet upright stance in healthy young adults with vertical heterophoria (VH) within the normal range and without VH (vertical orthophoria, VO)...
  36. pmc Holographic opto-fluidic microscopy
    Waheb Bishara
    Electrical Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Opt Express 18:27499-510. 2010
    ..has also expanded into optics to create reconfigurable and flexible optical devices such as reconfigurable lenses, lasers, waveguides, switches, and on-chip microscopes. Here we present a new opto-fluidic microscopy modality, i...
  37. doi Plasmonic Luneburg and Eaton lenses
    Thomas Zentgraf
    NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center, 3112 Etcheverry Hall, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nat Nanotechnol 6:151-5. 2011
    ..Plasmonics-based optical elements such as waveguides, lenses, beamsplitters and reflectors have been implemented by structuring metal surfaces or placing dielectric structures ..
  38. pmc Color and monochrome lensless on-chip imaging of Caenorhabditis elegans over a wide field-of-view
    Serhan O Isikman
    Electrical Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Lab Chip 10:1109-12. 2010
    ..This wide field-of-view and compact on-chip imaging modality also permits straightforward integration with microfluidic systems...
  39. pmc Adjustable fluidic lenses for ophthalmic corrections
    Randall Marks
    College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 86721, USA
    Opt Lett 34:515-7. 2009
    We report on two fluidic lenses that have been developed for ophthalmic applications...
  40. ncbi Design, assembly, and optical bench testing of a high-numerical-aperture miniature injection-molded objective for fiber-optic confocal reflectance microscopy
    Matthew D Chidley
    College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson 85721, USA
    Appl Opt 45:2545-54. 2006
    ..Disposable endoscopic microscope objectives could help in vivo confocal microscopy technology mature to permit wide-scale clinical screening and detection of early cancers and precancerous lesions...
  41. pmc High-accuracy wavefront control for retinal imaging with Adaptive-Influence-Matrix Adaptive Optics
    Weiyao Zou
    School of Optometry, Indiana University, 800 East Atwater Avenue, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Opt Express 17:20167-77. 2009
    ..The AIM method is most useful in AO modalities where there are large static contributions to the wavefront aberrations...
  42. pmc Error budget analysis for an adaptive optics optical coherence tomography system
    Julia W Evans
    Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science, Vision Science and Advanced Retinal Imaging Laboratory, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Opt Express 17:13768-84. 2009
    ..We also discuss the scaling of error sources for different subjects and the need to improve the robustness of the system by addressing subject variability...
  43. pmc Compact adaptive optics line scanning ophthalmoscope
    Mircea Mujat
    Physical Sciences Inc, 20 New England Business Center, Andover, MA 01810, USA
    Opt Express 17:10242-58. 2009
    ..In addition to instrument design, fabrication, and testing, software algorithms were developed for automated image registration and cone counting...
  44. doi Effects of ocular dominance on the vertical vergence induced by a 2-diopter vertical prism during standing
    Eric Matheron
    Service d Ophtalmologie Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou, Paris Cedex 15, France
    Neurosci Lett 444:176-80. 2008
    ..e. 1.14 degrees ) when the prism was on the NDE for both distances, but more appropriate when the prism was on the DE. The results suggest that sensory disparity process and vertical vergence responses are modulated by eye dominance...
  45. ncbi Recovery of oculo-motor bias in neglect patients after prism adaptation
    Valentina Angeli
    Dipartimento di Psicologia, Universita degli Studi di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 42:1223-34. 2004
    ..before and after PA were then compared to that of control neglect patients, who were wearing goggles with neutral lenses. Moreover, in order to provide normative data on ocular scanning behaviour during letter string reading, ..
  46. ncbi Adaptive liquid microlenses activated by stimuli-responsive hydrogels
    Liang Dong
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Nature 442:551-4. 2006
    ..In contrast, traditional man-made optical systems achieve focusing by physical displacement of the lenses used...
  47. ncbi Effects of a two-diopter vertical prism on posture
    Eric Matheron
    IRIS Group, CNRS MR 7152, College de France, 11 place M Berthelot, 75005 Paris, France
    Neurosci Lett 423:236-40. 2007
    ....
  48. pmc Hybrid reflecting objectives for functional multiphoton microscopy in turbid media
    Dejan Vucinic
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Computational Neurobiology Laboratory, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Opt Lett 31:2447-9. 2006
    ..We model the performance of one such design optimized for a typical brain-imaging setup and show that it can greatly outperform objectives commonly used for this task...
  49. pmc High-throughput lens-free blood analysis on a chip
    Sungkyu Seo
    Electrical Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Anal Chem 82:4621-7. 2010
    ..These results uncover the prospects of lens-free holographic on-chip imaging to provide a useful tool for global health problems, especially by facilitating whole blood analysis in resource-poor environments...
  50. pmc Low cost, high performance, self-aligning miniature optical systems
    Robert T Kester
    Department of Bioengineering, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77005, USA
    Appl Opt 48:3375-84. 2009
    ..71. This universal technology is now being developed for smaller, needle-sized imaging systems and other portable point-of-care diagnostic instruments...
  51. pmc Refractive state of tree shrew eyes measured with cortical visual evoked potentials
    Thomas T Norton
    Department of Physiological Optics, School of Optometry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 606 Worrell Building, Birmingham, AL 35294 4390, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 80:623-31. 2003
    ..To determine the refractive state of tree shrew eyes using visual evoked potentials (VEP's) recorded from primary visual cortex and compare the values with those obtained with streak retinoscopy and with an autorefractor...
  52. ncbi Multifocal lenses compensate for chromatic defocus in vertebrate eyes
    R H Kröger
    Anatomisches Institut, Eberhard Karls Universitat Tubingen, Germany
    J Comp Physiol A 184:361-9. 1999
    ..To solve this problem, fishes with irises unresponsive to light have developed lenses with multiple focal lengths...
  53. ncbi Selective modulation of scleral proteoglycan mRNA levels during minus lens compensation and recovery
    John Thomas Siegwart
    Department of Vision Sciences, School of Optometry, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Mol Vis 13:1878-86. 2007
    ..To better characterize the role of proteoglycans in scleral tissue remodeling during the development of minus lens induced myopia and during recovery in tree shrews...
  54. ncbi Posterior parietal cortex and the dissociable components of prism adaptation
    R Newport
    School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Neuropsychologia 44:2757-65. 2006
    ..The data indicates that the ability to implement control strategies may not be necessary for successful adaptation to prisms. A proposed model for the role of posterior parietal cortex in prism adaptation is also presented...
  55. ncbi Mechanisms underlying visuo-spatial amelioration of neglect after prism adaptation
    Valentina Angeli
    Centro di Neuroscienze Cognitive, Cesena, Italy
    Cortex 40:155-6. 2004
  56. doi Prism adaptation overcomes pseudoneglect for the greyscales task
    Andrea M Loftus
    School of Behavioural Science, University of Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Cortex 45:537-43. 2009
    ..The findings demonstrate that a simple visuomotor task can alter the distribution of spatial attention for the greyscales task in normal participants...
  57. doi Disposable microscope objective lenses for fluorescence correlation spectroscopy using latex microspheres
    Jerome Wenger
    Institut Fresnel, Aix Marseille Universite, CNRS, 13397 Marseille, France
    Anal Chem 80:6800-4. 2008
    ..Viable FCS experiments at concentrations 1-1000 nM with different objectives costing less than $40 are demonstrated. This offers a simple and low-cost alternative to the conventional complex microscope objectives...
  58. ncbi Evaluation of a district-wide screening programme for diabetic retinopathy utilizing trained optometrists using slit-lamp and Volk lenses
    S A Hulme
    Diabetes Centre, Whiston Hospital, Prescot and Rennie Eye Clinic, St Helens Hospital, St Helens, UK
    Diabet Med 19:741-5. 2002
    ..Optometrists offer flexibility but sensitivity and specificity of schemes have varied considerably, perhaps because of variability in screening methodology and that there is frequently no quality assurance programme...
  59. ncbi A generic camera model and calibration method for conventional, wide-angle, and fish-eye lenses
    Juho Kannala
    Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Oulu, P O Box 4500, FIN 90014, Finland
    IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell 28:1335-40. 2006
    Fish-eye lenses are convenient in such applications where a very wide angle of view is needed, but their use for measurement purposes has been limited by the lack of an accurate, generic, and easy-to-use calibration procedure...
  60. ncbi Functional anatomy of the therapeutic effects of prism adaptation on left neglect
    J Luaute
    INSERM Unité 534, Espace et Action, 16, avenue du doyen Lepine, 69500 Bron, France
    Neurology 66:1859-67. 2006
    ..To investigate the anatomic substrates underlying the beneficial effect of prism adaptation in five patients with persistent left neglect following right stroke...
  61. ncbi Mirror slides for high-sensitivity cell and tissue fluorescence imaging
    Eric Le Moal
    Université Denis Diderot Paris VII, UMR 7162 CNRS, Laboratoire Matériaux et Phénomènes Quantiques, Paris Cedex, France
    J Biomed Opt 12:024030. 2007
    ....
  62. ncbi Role of optics in the accuracy of depth-from-defocus systems
    Ilya Blayvas
    Computer Science Department, Technion Israeli Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
    J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis 24:967-72. 2007
    ..We also provide guidelines for the design of new depth-from-defocus systems in compliance with predefined specifications by choosing the appropriate optics...
  63. ncbi Analysis of the angular acceptance of surface plasmon Bragg mirrors
    María Ujué González
    ICFO Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques, Mediterranean Technology Park, 08860, Castelldefels Barcelona, Spain
    Opt Lett 32:2704-6. 2007
    ..This effect, which can considerably affect the design of devices based on these elements, is shown to be the consequence of the decrease of the bandgap width with increasing incidence angle...
  64. pmc In vivo fluorescent imaging of the mouse retina using adaptive optics
    David P Biss
    Schepens Eye Research Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Opt Lett 32:659-61. 2007
    ....
  65. ncbi Lens-focused transducer modeling using an extended KLM model
    Pierre Maréchal
    François Rabelais University of Tours, LUSSI, ENIVL, BLOIS Cedex, France
    Ultrasonics 46:155-67. 2007
    ....
  66. ncbi High-resolution beam steering using microlens arrays
    Ata Akatay
    Department of Electrical Engineering, Koc University, Sariyer, Istanbul, Turkey
    Opt Lett 31:2861-3. 2006
    ..Theoretical, numerical, and experimental results demonstrating the high-resolution imaging concept using microlens arrays are presented...
  67. ncbi Photon signal detection and evaluation in the adaptive optics scanning laser ophthalmoscope
    Yuhua Zhang
    School of Optometry, University of California, Berkeley 94720 2020, USA
    J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis 24:1276-83. 2007
    ..The study presents a practical strategy that can be used to test the photodetector for either initial evaluation or subsequent performance in in-line inspection...
  68. pmc Effect of aberrations and scatter on image resolution assessed by adaptive optics retinal section imaging
    Justin M Wanek
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago 60612, USA
    J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis 24:1296-304. 2007
    ..The findings of the current study suggest that AO imaging systems can potentially improve image resolution in aging eyes with increased aberrations and scatter...
  69. ncbi High-resolution adaptive optics scanning laser ophthalmoscope with dual deformable mirrors
    Diana C Chen
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94550, USA
    J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis 24:1305-12. 2007
    ....
  70. ncbi Two dimensional photoacoustic imaging based on an acoustic lens and the peak-hold technology
    Hanchao Zhang
    School of Physics and Telecommunication Engineering, South China Normal University, Guangzhou 510006, People s Republic of China
    Rev Sci Instrum 78:064902. 2007
    ..Compared to other methods, this PA imaging system can acquire the PA images more rapidly without any complex algorithms, and it may provide a more convenient method for future in vivo noninvasive imaging of tissues and clinic diagnosis...
  71. ncbi Protecting a lens with air
    Tai Shan Liao
    Instrument Technology Research Center, National Applied Research Laboratories, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Rev Sci Instrum 78:056101. 2007
    ..An experimental wireless video camera debris deflecting system was realized and performed to verify the concept. Functional tests have been successfully verified...
  72. pmc Large-field-of-view, modular, stabilized, adaptive-optics-based scanning laser ophthalmoscope
    Stephen A Burns
    School of Optometry, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405, USA
    J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis 24:1313-26. 2007
    ..The retinal image was stabilized to within 18 microm 90% of the time. Stabilization was sufficient for cross-correlation techniques to automatically align the images...
  73. ncbi Compact multimodal adaptive-optics spectral-domain optical coherence tomography instrument for retinal imaging
    Chad E Bigelow
    Physical Sciences Inc, Andover, MA 01810, USA
    J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis 24:1327-36. 2007
    ..In human volunteer testing, we observed up to an 8 dB increase in OCT signal and a corresponding lateral resolution of <10 microm as a result of AO correction...
  74. ncbi Changes of optical properties of retroreflector installed in LHD
    T Akiyama
    National Institute for Fusion Science, 322 6 Oroshi cho, Toki shi, Gifu 509 5292, Japan
    Rev Sci Instrum 78:103501. 2007
    ..The parallelism of the reflected beam to an incident one also deteriorated. The changes in the polarization angle and in the ellipticity of reflected light polarization were not observed from the visible to the far infrared range...
  75. ncbi Rhodium coated mirrors deposited by magnetron sputtering for fusion applications
    L Marot
    Department of Physics, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 82, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Rev Sci Instrum 78:103507. 2007
    ..Detailed optical characterizations of Rh-coated mirrors as well as results of erosion tests performed both under laboratory conditions and in the TEXTOR tokamak are presented in this paper...
  76. ncbi Simultaneous measurement of refractive index and thickness by combining low-coherence interferometry and confocal optics
    Seokhan Kim
    Department of Information and Communications, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, 1 Oryong dong, Buk Gu, Gwangju, 500 712, Korea
    Opt Express 16:5516-26. 2008
    ..The average measurement errors of the first and the second methods were 0.123% and 0.061% in the geometrical thickness, 0.133% and 0.066% in the phase index, and 0.106% and 0.057% in the group index, respectively...
  77. ncbi A laser guide star wavefront sensor bench demonstrator for TMT
    Olivier Lardiere
    AO Laboratory, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Victoria, PO Box 3055 STN CSC, Victoria, BC, V8W 3P6, Canada
    Opt Express 16:5527-43. 2008
    ..This bench is not limited to SH-WFS and can serve as an LGS-simulator test bed to any other LGS-AO projects for which sodium layer fluctuations are an issue...
  78. ncbi Super resolution imaging by compensating oblique lens with metallodielectric films
    Yanhui Zhao
    State Key Laboratory of Optical Technologies for Microfabrication, Institute of Optics and Electronics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P O Box 350, Chengdu 610209, China
    Opt Express 16:5697-707. 2008
    ..Super resolution optical imaging can be obtained with uniform light intensity and tunable magnification by changing parameters of the structure. Design principles and examples are given and illustrated with numerical simulation...
  79. ncbi Data quality dependencies in microring-based DPSK transmitter and receiver
    Lin Zhang
    Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Opt Express 16:5739-45. 2008
    ..Transmission performance of the all-microring-based DPSK signal over a 70-km single mode fiber is compared to that of DPSK using a Mach-Zehnder modulator and a delay-line interferometer...
  80. ncbi Design of oblate cylindrical perfect lens using coordinate transformation
    Wei Wang
    State Key Laboratory of Optical Technologies for Microfabrication, Institute of Optics and Electronics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P O Box 350, Chengdu 610209, China
    Opt Express 16:8094-105. 2008
    ..All the calculated results agree well with our mathematical derivations, thus verifying the coordinate transformation method in designing perfect lenses.
  81. ncbi Fluorescence multicolor hologram recorded by using a macrolens array
    Natan T Shaked
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, PO Box 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Opt Lett 33:1461-3. 2008
    ..The 3-D reconstructed images from all the monochromatic holograms are composed into a single multicolor image of the 3-D scene. The proposed holographic technique is demonstrated by experiments...
  82. ncbi Polarization independent 4-stage OTDM multiplexer using plated GRIN lens
    Libo Cai
    Key Laboratory of Optical Communication and Lightwave Technologies, Ministry of Education, Beijing Universityof Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing 100876, PR China
    Opt Express 16:12544-9. 2008
    ..The results also show the advantages of our OTDM multiplexer such as the flexible output signal speeds at the output of different stages, the low insertion loss and the temperature and wavelength stability...
  83. ncbi Kaleidoscope modes in large aperture Porro prism resonators
    Liesl Burger
    CSIR National Laser Centre, PO Box 395, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Opt Express 16:12707-14. 2008
    ..We also show that only stable resonators will produce these modes...
  84. ncbi Depth of field extension with spherical optics
    Pantazis Mouroulis
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA
    Opt Express 16:12995-3004. 2008
    ..88 lambda in terms of wavefront error, which is shown to be comparable to alternative techniques but without the use of special phase elements. The lens performance is azimuth-independent and achromatic over the visible range...
  85. ncbi Ultrafast laser writing of homogeneous longitudinal waveguides in glasses using dynamic wavefront correction
    C Mauclair
    Laboratoire Hubert Curien, UMR 5516 CNRS, Université Jean Monnet, 42000 Saint Etienne, France
    Opt Express 16:5481-92. 2008
    ..The corrective process becomes increasingly important when laser energy has to be transported without losses at arbitrary depths, with the purpose of triggering mechanisms of positive refractive index change...
  86. ncbi Correction of low order aberrations using continuous deformable mirrors
    Gleb Vdovin
    Flexible Optical BV OKO Technologies, Röntgenweg 1, 2624 BD Delft, The Netherlands
    Opt Express 16:2859-66. 2008
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  87. ncbi Wide-band acousto-optic deflectors with high efficiency for visible range fringe pattern projector
    S Dupont
    IEMN DOAE, UMR 8520, Le Mont Houy, 59313 Valenciennes Cedex 09, France
    Rev Sci Instrum 78:105102. 2007
    ..The spatial period of the interference fringes can be dynamically controlled over almost one decade by tuning the frequency of the acoustic carriers...
  88. ncbi Cover slip external cavity diode laser
    Adra V Carr
    Department of Physics, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 85721, USA
    Rev Sci Instrum 78:106108. 2007
    ..This system is simple, economical, robust, and easy to use for spectroscopy, as we demonstrate with lithium vapor and lithium atom beam experiments...
  89. ncbi 4Pi spectral self-interference microscopy
    Brynmor J Davis
    Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis 24:3762-71. 2007
    ..Specifically, SSM is shown to be subject to the same resolution constraints as 4Pi microscopy...
  90. ncbi Active focus locking in an optically sectioning microscope utilizing a deformable membrane mirror
    S P Poland
    Institute of Photonics, SUPA, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Opt Lett 33:419-21. 2008
    ..We were able to track focus over a 400 microm range (limited by the range of the piezomounted objective) with a rms precision on the focal depth of 0.31 microm +/- 0.05 microm...
  91. doi A new microscope optics for laser dark-field illumination applied to high precision two dimensional measurement of specimen displacement
    Naoki Noda
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Komaba 3 8 1, Meguro, Tokyo 153 8902, Japan
    Rev Sci Instrum 79:023704. 2008
    ..For the microscopy, we used a laser beam and a pair of axicons (conical lenses) to get an optimal condition for dark-field observations...
  92. doi Distance optical sensor for quantitative endoscopy
    Agnese Lucesoli
    Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Dipartimento di Elettromagnetismo e Bioingegneria, Via Brecce Bianche, Ancona, Italy
    J Biomed Opt 13:010504. 2008
    ..It showed high sensitivity, providing correct and repeatable distance measurements on biological samples even in case of very low reflected power (down to 2 to 3 nW), with an error lower than 0.1 mm...
  93. pmc I5S: wide-field light microscopy with 100-nm-scale resolution in three dimensions
    Lin Shao
    Keck Advanced Microscopy Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Biophys J 94:4971-83. 2008
    ..in all three dimensions, by using structured illumination in a microscope that has two opposing objective lenses. Illumination light is split by a grating and a beam splitter into six mutually coherent beams, three of which ..
  94. ncbi Modified Gaussian influence function of deformable mirror actuators
    Linhai Huang
    Institute of Optics and Electronics, Chinese Academy of Sciences P O Box 350, Shuangliu, Chengdu 610209, China
    Opt Express 16:108-14. 2008
    ..The result indicates that the modified Gaussian influence function provides much better performance in data fitting...
  95. ncbi Micro-optical polarizer with high efficiency
    Patrick Ruffieux
    University of Neuchâtel Institute of Microtechnology
    Opt Express 16:2023-36. 2008
    ..Combined with a patterned twisted nematic (TN) cell, allowing a rotation of only one polarization component, a polarizer with high efficiency (72,5% (measured) is realized. Simulations and measurements are presented...
  96. ncbi 3D shape measurement of the aspheric mirror by advanced phase measuring deflectometry
    Yan Tang
    Department of Opto Electronic, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610064, China
    Opt Express 16:15090-6. 2008
    ..Furthermore, this method also has strong anti-noise ability. Computer simulations and preliminary experiment validate the feasibility of this method...
  97. ncbi Double-pass rotary mirror array for fast scanning optical delay line
    Linbo Liu
    Graduate Programme in Bioengineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Appl Opt 45:5426-31. 2006
    ..Such a device is ideal for real-time optical coherence tomography, optical Doppler tomography, and spectroscopic optical coherence tomography...
  98. ncbi Artificial ommatidia by self-aligned microlenses and waveguides
    Jaeyoun Kim
    Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center, Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Opt Lett 30:5-7. 2005
    ..75 degrees acceptance angle that is comparable to those found in nature. Using geometric and physical optics, we also investigate the relationship between angular sensitivity and the geometry of artificial ommatidia...
  99. ncbi Laser-Doppler velocity profile sensor with submicrometer spatial resolution that employs fiber optics and a diffractive lens
    Lars Büttner
    Professorship for Measuring and Testing Techniques, Dresden University of Technology, D 01062 Dresden, Germany
    Appl Opt 44:2274-80. 2005
    ..Using diffraction optics and fiber optics, we achieved a miniaturized and robust velocity profile sensor for highly resolved velocity measurements...
  100. ncbi Large-dynamic-range Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor for highly aberrated eyes
    Geunyoung Yoon
    University of Rochester, Department of Ophthalmology, Biomedical Engineering and Center for Visual Science, New York 14627, USA
    J Biomed Opt 11:30502. 2006
    ..The feasibility of the sensor was demonstrated by measuring the higher order aberrations of a custom-made phase plate and human eyes with and without the plate...
  101. ncbi Microlens-array-based exit-pupil expander for full-color displays
    Hakan Urey
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Optical Microsystems Laboratory, Koc University, Sariyer, 34450 Istanbul Turkey
    Appl Opt 44:4930-6. 2005
    ..Three MLA fabrication technologies, including gray-scale lithography, photoresist reflow, and isotropic etching, are evaluated and compared for an EPE application...

Research Grants80

  1. GENE MANIPULATION & H202 DEGRADATION IN THE OCULAR LENS
    Abraham Spector; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Analyses will be carried out in organ culture with lenses from normal, transgenic and knockout lines. The effect of aging will be examined...
  2. DEVELOPMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF LENS TRANSPARENCY
    John Clark; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..AIM 2 will use slit lamp imaging to conduct phenotype analyses of lenses in transgenic mouse models for neurodegenerative and neuromuscular disorders...
  3. DIETARY & GENETIC CONTROL OF ROS DAMAGE TO THE LENS
    Norman S Wolf; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..answers for the following questions, using specific fluorescent dyes with confocal readout in living extirpated lenses, protein specific antibodies in lens tissue sections, clonal growth capacity in LEC cultures, LEC chromosome ..
  4. ELECTRON MICROSCOPIC STUDIES OF THE CRYSTALLINE LENS
    J Kuszak; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..of Hydroxymethlyglutaryl (HMG)-CoA reductase inhibitors on PSC formation, suggest that the PSC opacities of these lenses result from a progressive compromise in posterior sutural anatomy rather than from a proliferation of dysplastic '..
  5. PROTEINS OF NORMAL AND CATARACTOUS LENSES
    FRANK GIBLIN; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..b>Lenses or lens epithelial cells will be challenged oxidatively with hyperbaric O2 in vitro and in vivo, H2O2 and X-..
  6. ADVANCED ELECTRON MICROSCOPIC STUDIES OF CRYSTALLINE LEN
    J Kuszak; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..of Hydroxymethlyglutaryl (HMG)-CoA reductase inhibitors on PSC formation, suggest that the PSC opacities of these lenses result from a progressive compromise in posterior sutural anatomy rather than from a proliferation of dysplastic "..
  7. MODIFICATION OF ALPHA-CRYSTALLIN CHAPERONE FUNCTION
    EDATHARA ABRAHAM; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..2) With both alphaL and alphaH fractions from 1 month to 90 years old human lenses it will be shown whether with increasing age increasing levels of posttranslationally modified alpha-crystallin ..
  8. ATP LINKED EFFECTORS OF NA+, K+ ATPASE AND CATARACTS
    MARGARET GARNER; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Historically, increased lens Na+ concentrations, common in human cataract lenses, were believed to result from the dysfunction of membrane Na+ transport systems of the lens epithelium...
  9. MECHANISMS OF OCULAR DEVELOPMENT
    Thomas T Norton; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Although glasses, contact lenses and refractive surgery can provide an optical correction, the increased axial length of the eye significantly ..
  10. MECHANISMS OF OCULAR DEVELOPMENT
    THOMAS NORTON; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Although glasses, contact lenses and refractive surgery can provide an optical correction, the increased axial length of the eye significantly ..
  11. MECHANISMS OF OCULAR DEVELOPMENT
    Thomas T Norton; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Although glasses, contact lenses and refractive surgery can provide an optical correction, the increased axial length of the eye significantly ..
  12. MECHANISMS OF OCULAR DEVELOPMENT
    THOMAS NORTON; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Although glasses, contact lenses and refractive surgery can provide an optical correction, the increased axial length of the eye significantly ..
  13. PROTEINS OF NORMAL AND CATARACTOUS LENSES
    FRANK GIBLIN; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..proteins similar to those which have been found to be present in human senile cataract will be produced in animal lenses by methods involving use of X-irradiation, H2O2 and hyperbaric oxygen...
  14. Electro-optic adaptive eyeglass for correction of presbyopia
    Guoqiang Li; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..More than 90% of the people over 45 need correction of presbyopia. The conventional corrective lenses (bifocal, trifocal) have been around for more than 200 years and have some drawbacks...
  15. DETOXIFICATION OF XENOBIOTICS IN OCULAR TISSUES
    YOGESH AWASTHI; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..also shown that micromolar concentrations of 4-hydroxynonenal (4-HNE) in culture medium produce opacification in lenses in organ culture, and the induction of GST 5...
  16. Biofilm Formation And P. aeruginosa infection of the eye
    Michael Zegans; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..the eye can have vision-threatening complications and often are associated with prosthetic devices such as contact lenses, scleral buckles, and intraocular lenses...
  17. CONTACT LENSES AND MYOPIA (CLAMP) STUDY
    JEFFREY WALLINE; Fiscal Year: 2003
    The Contact Lenses and Myopia Progression (CLAMP) Study will serve two purposes: 1) it will provide the training mechanism for Jeffrey J. Walline, O.D...
  18. ELECTRON MICROSCOPIC STUDIES OF CRYSTALLINE LENSES
    J Kuszak; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..After extracapsular surgical removal, these lenses will be dissected by a method that the investigators have developed that permits that intact retrieval of these ..
  19. FIBER CELL JUNCTIONS IN NORMAL AND CATARACTOUS LENSES
    M Costello; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..it was firmly established that SAJs show distinctive and pronounced modifications during aging in normal bovine lenses and nuclear human senile cataracts...
  20. DEVELOPMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF LENS TRANSPARENCY
    JOHN IRWIN CLARK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..AIM 2 will use slit lamp imaging to conduct phenotype analyses of lenses in transgenic mouse models for neurodegenerative and neuromuscular disorders...
  21. PROTEINS OF NORMAL AND CATARACTOUS LENSES
    FRANK GIBLIN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..for alpha-crystallin and protein-thiol mixed disulfides in preventing crystallin precipitation in 02-stressed lenses will be evaluated, and the mechanism of UVA blockage of pentose shunt activity in H202-challenged cultured lenses ..