• Urbanska M. A., Kolenderska K. M., Rodrigues S. A., Thakur S. S. and Vanholsbeeck F. Broadband-excitation-based mechanical spectroscopy of highly viscous tissue-mimicking phantoms. Optics Express 30, 603-618 doi.org/10.1364/OE.445259



  • Cushla McGoverin, Craig Steed, Ayomikun Esan, Julia Robertson, Simon Swift, and Frédérique Vanholsbeeck. Optical methods for bacterial detection and characterization. APL Photonics, 6(8):080903, August 2021. Publisher:American Institute of Physics. doi.org/10.1063/5.0057787

  • Goodwin, M., Workman, J., Thambyah, A., & Vanholsbeeck, F. (2021). Impact-induced cartilage damage assessed using polarisation-sensitive optical coherence tomography. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 117, 104326 doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2021.104326

  • J Hope, M Goodwin, and F Vanholsbeeck. (2021). Optical coherence tomography imaging of evoked neural activity in sciatic nerve of rat. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 54(33), doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/ac021b

  • Mo Li, Sebastian Rivera, Deena Franklin, Emilia Nowak, Ian Hallett, Sylwia Kolenderska, Magdalena Urbańska, Frédérique Vanholsbeeck & Andrew East. (2021). Use of optical coherence tomography and light microscopy for characterisation of mechanical properties and cellular level responses of ‘Centurion’ blueberries during weight loss. Journal of Food Engineering 303, 110596 doi.org/10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2021.110596

  • Hope J., Goodwin M., and Vanholsbeeck F. “Inverse spectroscopic optical coherence tomography (ISOCT) for characterization of particle size and concentration” Continuum 4 (8) 2260-2274 arXiv:2101.04795 https://arxiv.org/abs/2101.04795

  • Robertson J., McGoverin C., White J.R, Vanholsbeeck F., and Swift S. “Rapid detection of Escherichia coli antibiotic susceptibility using live/dead spectrometry for lytic agents” Microorganisms, 9(5), 924; https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms9050924

  • White J. R., Dauros-Singorenko P., Hong J., Vanholsbeeck F., Phillips A., and Swift S. “The complex, bidirectional role of extracellular vesicles in infection” Biochemical Society Transactions BST20200788  doi: 10.1042/BST20200788



  • McGoverin C., Robertson J., Jonmohamadi Y., Swift S., and Vanholsbeeck F. “Species Dependence of SYTO 9 Staining of Bacteria” Frontiers in Microbiology 11:2149 https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2020.545419

  • Kolenderska S. M., Vanholsbeeck F., and Kolenderski P. “Fourier Domain quantum Optical Coherence Tomography” Optics Express 28(20):29576-29589 https://arxiv.org/abs/2005.13147

  • Hope J., Chandra. R. Vanholsbeeck F. and McDaid A. “Augmentation of neural activity in peripheral nerve of sheep using 6 kHz subthreshold currents” Physiological Measurements 41 10NT01 https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6579/abc01f

  • Abi Thampi, Sam Hitchman, Stéphane Coen & Frédérique Vanholsbeeck. (2020). Towards real time assessment of intramuscular fat content in meat using optical fiber-based optical coherence tomography,
    Meat Science, 108411 doi.org/10.1016/j.meatsci.2020.108411


  • McGoverin, C., Vanholsbeeck, F., Dawes JM., Mizuno Y., & Fan, X. (2020). Asia-Pacific Optical Sensors Conference: focus issue introduction. Optics Express 28 (15), 21745-21748 doi: 10.1364/OE.401277

  • Kolenderska, S. M., Vanholsbeeck, F., & Kolenderski P. (2020). Quantum-inspired detection for spectral domain OCT. Optical Letters 45 (13):3443 doi: 10.1364/OL.393162

  • White, J., Dauros-Singorenko, P., Hong, J., Vanholsbeeck, F., Phillips, A., & Swift, S. The role of host molecules in communication with the resident and pathogenic microbiota: a review. Accepted in Medicine in microecology doi: 10.1016/j.medmic.2020.100005


  • Ou, F., McGoverin, C., Swift, S., & Vanholsbeeck, F. (2019). Rapid and cost-effective evaluation of bacterial viability using fluorescence spectroscopy. Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 411 (16), 3653-3663 doi: 10.1007/s00216-019-01848-5

  • Ou, F., McGoverin, C., Swift, S., & Vanholsbeeck, F. (2019). Near real-time enumeration of live and dead bacteria using a fibre-based spectroscopic device. Scientific reports, 9 (1) doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-41221-1

  • Hope, J., Aqrawe, Z., Lim, M., Vanholsbeeck, F., & McDaid, A. (2019). Increasing signal amplitude in electrical impedance tomography of neural activity using a parallel resistor inductor capacitor (RLC) circuit. Journal of Neural Engineering, 16 (6), 066041

  • Hope, J., Aristovich, K., Chapman, CAR., Volschenck, A., & Vanholsbeeck, F. (2019). Extracting impedance changes from a frequency multiplexed signal during neutral activity in sciatic nerve of rat: preliminary study in vitro. Physiological measurement, 40 (3), 034006

  • Vargas, M. J. T., Nieuwoudt, M., Yong, R. M., Vanholsbeeck, F., Williams, D. E., & Simpson, M. C. (2019). Excellent quality microchannels for rapid microdevice prototyping: direct CO2 laser writing with efficient chemical postprocessing. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 23 (11) doi: 10.1007/s10404-019-2291-1

  • Hari, N., Patel, P., Ross, J., Hicks, K., & Vanholsbeeck, F. (2019). Optical coherence tomography complements confocal microscopy for investigation of multicellular tumour spheroids. Scientific reports, 9 (1) doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-47000-2

  • Robertson, J., McGoverin, C., Vanholsbeeck, F., & Swift, S. (2019). Optimisation of the protocol for the LIVE/DEAD® BacLightTM bacterial viability kit for rapid determination of bacterial load. Frontiers in microbiology, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00801

  • Ou, F., McGoverin, C., White, J., Swift, S., & Vanholsbeeck, F. (2019). Bead-Based Flow-Cytometric Cell Counting of Live and Dead Bacteria. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), 1968, 123-134. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-9199-0_11

  • Turnbull, S. M., Locke, K., Vanholsbeeck, F., & O'Neale DRJ. (2019). Bourdieu, networks, and movements: Using the concepts of habitus, field and capital to understand a network analysis of gender differences in undergraduate physics. PloS one, 14 (9) doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0222357



  • Hope, J., Braeuer, B., Amirapu, S., McDaid, A., & Vanholsbeeck, F. (2018). Extracting morphometric information from rat sciatic nerve using optical coherence tomography. Journal of biomedical optics, 23 (11), 1-14. doi: 10.1117/1.jbo.23.11.116001

  • Goodwin M., Bräuer B., Lewis S., Thambyah A., and Vanholsbeeck F. “Using polarisation-sensitive optical coherence tomography and mechanical indentation to assess cartilage degeneration in the bovine model of early osteoarthritis” Scientific Reports 8, 8568 doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-25982-9 arXiv:1709.05129 http://arxiv.org/abs/1709.05129


  • Hope, J., Vanholsbeeck, F., & McDavid, A. (2018). Drive and measurement electrode patterns for electrode impedance tomography (EIT) imaging of neural activity in peripheral nerve. BIOMEDICAL PHYSICS & ENGINEERING EXPRESS, 4 (6) doi: 10.1088/2057-1976/aadff3

  • Kolenderska, S. M., Bräuer B, & Vanholsbeeck, F. (2018). Dispersion mapping as a simple postprocessing step for Fourier domain Optical Coherence Tomography data. Scientific reports, 8 (1) doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-27552 





  • Ou F., McGoverin C., Swift S., and Vanholsbeeck F., “Absolute bacterial cell enumeration using flow cytometry” Journal of applied microbiology, July 2017 doi: 10.1111/jam.13508

  • Guo R., McGoverin C., Swift S., and Vanholsbeeck F. “A rapid and low-cost estimation of bacteria counts in solution using fluorescence spectroscopy” Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry doi: 10.1007/s00216-017-0347-1




  • Bräuer B., Murdoch S. G. and Vanholsbeeck F. “Dispersion measurements in Ocular Media using a dual wavelength swept source Optical Coherence Tomography system” Optics Letters 41, 5732-5735. doi: 10.1364/OL.41.005732

  • Cheuk M. L., Anderson A. J., Han J.-C., Lippok N., Vanholsbeeck F. , Ruddy B. P., Loiselle D. S., Nielsen P. M F., Taberner A. J. “4D imaging of cardiac trabeculae contracting in vitro using gated OCT” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME) 19 doi: 10.1109/TBME.2016.2553154




  • Bräuer B, Lippok N, Murdoch S. G. and Vanholsbeeck F. “Simple and versatile long range swept source for optical coherence tomography applications” Journal of Optics, 17(12), 5301 (Selected as highlight of 2015 in Journal of Optics) doi: 10.1088/2040-8978/17/12/125301

  • Nguyen A. D., Duport F., Bouwens A., Vanholsbeeck F., Egrise D., Van Symaes G., Emplit Ph., Goldman S., and Gorza S.-P. “3D super-resolved in vitro multiphoton microscopy by saturation of excitation” Optics Express, 23 (17), 2667-22675 doi: 10.1364/OE.23.022667