Student working on a research project.

Physics Of Optical Tweezers And Force Measurements

Student will work with Dr. Bianco to align HeNe and Nd:YAG lasers to create dual optical traps in a fluorescence microscope. The optical traps will be used for force measurements.

Research Project Information

Disciplines: Physics, Biophysics, Engineering Physics
Student Skill-Set Needed: Physics or biophysics majors. Must have taken physics 102 (optics) at a minimum or physics 207 and 257
Compensation: Academic Credit, Volunteer, Work Study
Available: Fall, Spring
Website: http://medicine.buffalo.edu/content/medicine/faculty/profile.html?ubit=pbianco

Contact

For further information on this opportunity, or to apply, contact:

Faculty Member: Piero Bianco
Department: Microbiology And Immunology
Office: 321 Cary Hall
Email: pbianco@buffalo.edu