Imperial College London

Professor Chris Dunsby

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Professor of Biomedical Optics



+44 (0)20 7594 7755christopher.dunsby Website




622Blackett LaboratorySouth Kensington Campus





Chris Dunsby holds a joint position between Photonics, Department of Physics and the Division of Experimental Medicine in the Department of Medicine.  His research interests are centred on the application of photonics and ultrafast laser technology to biomedical imaging and include multiphoton microscopy, multiparameter fluorescence imaging and fluorescence lifetime imaging.

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Wright T, Sparks H, Paterson C, et al., 2021, Video-rate remote refocusing through continuous oscillation of a membrane deformable mirror, Journal of Physics: Photonics, ISSN:2515-7647

Kalita R, Flanagan W, Lightley J, et al., 2021, Single-shot phase contrast microscopy using polarisation-resolved differential phase contrast., J Biophotonics

Lightley J, Gorlitz F, Kumar S, et al., 2021, Robust deep learning optical autofocus system applied to automated multiwell plate single molecule localization microscopy, Journal of Microscopy, ISSN:0022-2720

Garcia E, Lightley J, Kumar S, et al., 2021, Application of direct stochastic optical reconstruction microscopy (dSTORM) to the histological analysis of human glomerular disease, Journal of Pathology Clinical Research, Vol:7, Pages:438-445

Cannon T, Lagarto J, Dyer B, et al., 2021, Characterisation of NADH fluorescence properties under one-photon excitation with respect to temperature, pH and binding to lactate dehydrogenase, Optical Society of America Continuum, Vol:4, Pages:1610-1625

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