Super-resolution optical imaging of nanostructures using SMAL (Super-resolution Microsphere Amplifying Lens)

Sorin Laurentiu Stanescu

LIG Nanowise Limited

Sorin Laurentiu Stanescu is the Technical Manager of LIG Nanowise Ltd, the company which created Nanopsis - the first super-resolution optical microscope in the world. He obtained his PhD in novel laser laser devices for nanotechnology and he had a PostDoc position in nano optics at The University of Manchester (Laser Processing and Research Center, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering). His research is focused now in optical super-resolution microscopy techniques.  He has also a lot of expertise in laser cleaning.

Steve Wright

LIG Nanowise Limited

Stephen Wright is the Marketing Manager of NANOPSIS and LIG Nanowise Ltd. He obtained his degree from the University of Oxford and is now focused on branding and promoting SMAL technology as the latest break-through in super-resolution optical microscopy.


Optical imaging is one of the most difficult tasks in characterizing nanostructures due to the diffraction limit. Using our novel SMAL (Super-resolution Microsphere Amplifying Lens) lens, we could image nanostructures with... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Sorin Laurentiu Stanescu (LIG Nanowise Limited)
  2. Sébastien Vilain (LIG Nanowise Limited)
  3. Valerio Galieni (LIG Nanowise Limited)
  4. George Goh (LIG Biowise Limited)
  5. Katarzyna Karpinska (The University of Manchester)
  6. Chao Wei (The University of Manchester)
  7. Alex Sheppard (LIG Nanowise Limited)
  8. Steve Wright (LIG Nanowise Limited)
  9. Wei Guo (The University of Manchester)
  10. Lin Li (The University of Manchester)

Topic Area

Optical properties of nanostructures


PS2 » Poster Session (13:30 - Thursday, 14th September, Gallery)

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