Daniel Palanker Email palanker@stanford.edu
Phone (650) 725-0059
Fax (650) 725-8311
Address Stanford University,
Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory
452 Lomita Mall, room 135
Stanford, CA 94305-4085, USA

Professional Interests

Interaction of electric field and light with biological cells and tissues, and their applications to medicine and biology:

  • Electro-neural interfaces
  • Laser-tissue interactions
  • Plasma-mediated microsurgical technologies
  • Minimally-invasive therapeutic technologies
  • Optical imaging and spectroscopy

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Current research projects

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Some of the previous research projects

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Teaching

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STARTUPS and Technology Transfer

More than 30 patents became foundation of 7 platform technologies transferred to industrial development and manufacturing in startups and established companies. The following technologies are currently in clinical use world-wide:

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Education

1996 - 1998: Postdoctoral fellowship at Picosecond Free Electron Laser Center, Stanford University, CA, USA
“Photo-induced transient optical elements for near-field IR microscopy”
1989 - 1995: Ph.D. in Applied Physics (summa cum laude), Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. Dissertation Title: "Photoablation of Soft Tissues Using Lensless Optics and its Applications to Medicine and Biology".
1979 - 1984: M.Sc. in Physics, Yerevan State University, USSR.
Thesis: "Scattering of X-rays on Crystals with Various Types of Deformations"

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