» Prof. Schmidt elected Fellow of Optical Society of America (link) (January 2014).
» Applied Optics group work on infectious disease detection on an optofluidic chip selected as CLEO conference highlight.
» Topical issue on "Lab-on-chip based diagnostics" edited by Timo Mappes and Holger Schmidt published in Journal of Biophotonics. Special Issue (August 2012).
» Applied Optics grad students Jennifer Black and Josh Parks receive prestigious NSF graduate fellowships. Congratulations!
» Optofluidics in Space: An upcoming article in Planetary and Space science describes a proposal for a Mars mission that will use optofluidic waveguide technology to search for signs of life on Mars. Article (July 2012).
» Prof. Schmidt wins National Science Foundation grant to explore commercialization of optofluidic technology. Press Release (March 2012).
|» Professor Schmidt's work in Nanoscale Optofluidics and chip-based biosensing featured in EEWeb.com. Article (November 2011)|
» Review article by Holger Schmidt and Aaron Hawkins on photonic integration using optofluidics appears in focus issue of Nature Photonics: Article (October 2011)
» Article by Mikhail Rudenko on detection of single ribosomes using solid-state nanopores published in Biosensors and Bioelectronics: Article (August 2011)
» Prof. Schmidt's work highlighted as Featured Engineer on EEWeb.com: Article (June 2011)
» Article by Philip Measor on a miniaturized particle manipulation chip published in SPIE Newsroom: Article (March 2011).
» Prof. Schmidt and colleagues win Rogers Family Foundation "Bridging the Gap" Award for translational research: Official Press Relase (January 2010).
» Article by Sergei Kuehn on a new active optofluidic particle trap in Lab on Chip: Article (January 2010).
» Article by Philip Measor on multimode mitigation in optofluidic waveguides in Optics Express: Article (December 2009).
» Applied Optics Group develops new on-chip optical particle trap: Official Press Release (June 2009).
» W.M. Keck Foundation awards $1.5 Million to UCSC team led by Prof. Schmidt to establish Center for Nanoscale Optofluidics: Official Press Release (January 2009).
» National Science Foundation funds Applied Optics group to collaborate with research group in Germany on next-generation data storage materials: Press Release (in German) (August 2008).
» First demonstration of planar optofluidic detection of single bioparticles on a chip: Official Press Release; Lab on a Chip article (July 2, 2007).
» Atomic spectroscopy on a chip: Official Press Release; Scientific American 06/07 (June 1, 2007).
» Liquid core ARROW waveguides and single molecule sensors: Title story in UCSC Review Fall 2006 (September 2006).
» Applied Optics graduate student Dongliang Yin wins UC GREAT Fellowship: Official Press Release; UCSC Currents (June 1, 2005).
» Keck Foundation Futures Grant Awarded: Keck Foundation press release; UCSC Currents (May 9, 2005)