Google Scholar Profile

Book Chapters:

  1. Kim Y, Kim K, Park YK, “Measurement techniques for red blood cells deformability,” in Blood Cell, Intect (2012)
  2. Park YK, Best CA, Popescu G, “Optical sensing of red blood cell dynamics,” in Mechanobiology of Cell-Cell and Cell-Matrix Interactions A. W. Johnson and B. Harley, Eds., Springer Science+Business Media, LLC (2011).

Peer-reviewed Journals:


  1. Label-free three-dimensional observations and quantitative characterisation of on-chip vasculogenesis using optical diffraction tomography
    Lee C, Kim S, Hugonnet H, Lee M, Park W, Jeon J, Park YK, bioRxiv, preprint
  2. Fluid–matrix interface triggers a heterogeneous activation of macrophages
    Jo Y, Kim HM, Lee J, Lee C, Hugonnet H, Park YK, Liu X, Chang YT, Kim H, Kim P, ACS Applied Bio Materials, in press
  3. Speckle-Correlation Scattering Matrix Approaches for Imaging and Sensing through Turbidity
    Baek YS, Lee KR, Oh J, Park YK, Sensors, 20(11), 3147, 2020
  4. Single-molecule functional anatomy of endogenous HER2-HER3 heterodimers
    Choi B, Cha M, Eun GS, Lee DH, Lee S, Ehsan M, Chae PS, Heo WD, Park YK, Yoon TY, eLife, in press
  5. Computational Approach to Dark-Field Optical Diffraction Tomography
    Chang T, Shin S, Lee M, Park YK, APL Photonics,in press
  6. News & Views: Scaling down quantitative phase imaging
    Baek YS, Park YK, Nature Photonics, 14, 67-68, (2020)
  7. Three-dimensional label-free observation of individual bacteria upon antibiotic treatment using optical diffraction tomography
    Oh J, Ryu JS, Lee M, Jung J, Han S, Chung HJ, Park YK, Biomedical Optics Express, in press
  8. Editorial: Quantitative Phase Imaging and Its Applications to Biophysics, Biology, and Medicine
    Park YK, Popescu G, Ferraro P, Kemper B, Frontiers in Physics, 7, 226, (2020)
  9. Label-Free Tomographic Imaging of Lipid Droplets in Foam Cells for Machine-Learning-Assisted Therapeutic Evaluation of Targeted Nanodrugs
    Park S, Ahn JW, Jo Y, Kang HY, Jung H, J Kim, Y Cheon, JW Kim, YK Park, S Lee, K Park, ACS Nano, in press


  1. Measurements of 3-D morphology of individual red blood cells upon localized photothermal effects using gold nanorods
    Song C, Lee GH, Oh JT, Lee M, Shin S, Lee SY, Nam Y, Park YK, bioRxiv, preprint
  2. Rapid antimicrobial susceptibility test using spatiotemporal analysis of laser speckle dynamics of bacterial colonies
    Han S, No H, Baek YS, Park H, Lee K, Yang S, Park YK, bioRxiv, preprint
  3. Measuring three-dimensional dynamics of platelet activation using 3-D quantitative phase imaging
    Lee S, Jang S, Park YK, bioRxiv, preprint
  4. Rapid and label-free identification of individual bacterial pathogens exploiting three-dimensional quantitative phase imaging and deep learning
    Kim G, Ahn D, Kang M, Jo YJ, Ryu D, Kim H, Song J, Ryu JS, Choi G, HJ Chung, K Kim, Chung DR, Yoo IY, Huh HJ, Min H, Lee NY, Park YK, bioRxiv preprint
  5. DeepIS: deep learning framework for three-dimensional label-free tracking of immunological synapses
    Lee MS, Lee YH, Song J, Kim G, Jo YJ, Min HS, Kim CS, Park YK, bioRxiv preprint
  6. Mitotic Chromosomes in Live Cells Characterized Using High-Speed and Label-Free Optical Diffraction Tomography
    Kim TK, Lee BW, Fujii F, Lee KH, Park YK, Kim JK, Pack CH, Cells, 8(11), 1368, (2019)
  7. Three-Dimensional Shapes and Cell Deformability of Rat Red Blood Cells during and after Asphyxial Cardiac Arrest
    Lee HJ, Lee SY, Park HJ, Park YK, Emergency Medicine International, 6027236, (2019)
  8. Deep learning-based optical field screening for robust optical diffraction tomography
    Ryu D, Jo YJ, Yoo J, Chang T, Ahn D, Kim YS, Kim G, Min HS, Park YK, Scientific Reports, in press
  9. Reconstruction of bovine spermatozoa substances distribution and morphological differences between Holstein and Korean native cattle using three-dimensional refractive index tomography
    Jiang H, Kwon J, Lee S, Jo YJ, Namgoong S, Yao X, Yuan B, Zhang J, Park YK, NH Kim, Scientific Reports 9:8774 (2019)
  10. (invited review) Disordered Optics: Exploiting Multiple Light Scattering and Wavefront Shaping for Non-Conventional Optical Elements
    Park JH, Lee KR, Park JC, Park YK, Advanced Materials, in press
  11. Direct measurements of quantum states by exploiting diffused photon state
    Lee KR, Park YK, Physical Review Applied, 12, 024003 (2019)
  12. Deep-learning-based label-free segmentation of cell nuclei in time-lapse refractive index tomograms
    Lee J, Kim H, Cho H, Jo YJ, Song Y, Ahn D, Lee K, Park YK, Ye SJ, IEEE Access, in press
  13. Optical measurements of three-dimensional microscopic temperature distributions around gold nanorods excited by surface plasmonics
    Oh J, Lee G-H, Noh J, Shin S, Lee BJ, Nam Y, Park YK, Physical Review Applied, 11, 044079 (2019)
  14. Ultrathin wide-angle large-area digital 3D holographic display using a non-periodic photon sieve
    Park J, Lee KR, Park YK, Nature Communications, 10, 1304 (2019)
  15. Cycle-consistent deep learning approach to coherent noise reduction in optical diffraction tomography
    Choi G, Ryu D, Jo YJ, Kim Y, Park W, Min HS, Park YK, Optics Express 27(4), 4927-4943 (2019)
  16. Imaging through scattering media using digital holography
    Vinu R.V, Kim K, A Somkuwar, Park YK, R. K. Singh, Optics Communications 439(15), 218-223 (2019)
  17. Study of Optical Configurations for Multiple Enhancement of Microalgal Biomass Production
    Cho C, Nam K, Seo YH, Kim H, Park YK, Han JI, Lee JY, Scientific Reports 9, 1723 (2019)
  18. Reconstructed Three-Dimensional Images and Parameters of Individual Erythrocytes Using Optical Diffraction Tomography Microscopy
    Koo S, Jang S, Park YK, Park CJ, Annals of Laboratory Medicine 39(2),223-226 (2019)
  19. Low-coherent optical diffraction tomography by angle-scanning illumination
    Lee KR, Shin S, Yaqoob Z, So PT, Park YK, Journal of Biophotonics, in press
  20. Kramers–Kronig holographic imaging for high space-bandwidth product
    Baek YS, Lee KR, Shin S, Park YK, Optica, 6(1), 45-51 (2019)
  21. (invited review) Quantitative Phase Imaging and Artificial Intelligence: A Review
    Jo YJ, Cho H, Lee SY, Choi G, Kim G, Min HS, Park YK, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 25(1), 6800914 (2019)


  1. Real-time monitoring of bacterial growth and fast antimicrobial susceptibility tests exploiting multiple light scattering
    Han S, Kim HJ, Park J, Lee SY, Lee KR, Kim JK, Chung HJ, Park YK, bioRxiv preprint
  2. (invited video protocol) Label-Free Identification of Lymphocyte Subtypes Using Three-Dimensional Quantitative Phase Imaging and Machine Learning
    Yoon J, Jo YJ, Kim YS, Yu Y, Park J, Lee S, Park W, Park YK, JoVE, in press
  3. Generalized quantification of three-dimensional resolution in optical diffraction tomography using the projection of maximal spatial bandwidths
    Park CS, Shin S, Park YK, Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 35(11) 1891-1898 (2018)
  4. Enhancement of optical resolution in three-dimensional refractive-index tomograms of biological samples by employing micromirror-embedded coverslips
    Shin S, Kim J, Lee JR, Jeon E, Je TJ,m Lee W, Park YK, Lab on a Chip, 18, 3484–3491 (2018)
  5. (Review) Combining Three-Dimensional Quantitative Phase Imaging and Fluorescence Microscopy for the Study of Cell Pathophysiology
    Kim YS, Lee SY, Jung HW, Shin S, Choi HG, Cha GH, Park W, Lee S, Park YK, Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine, 91, 267-277 (2018)
  6. (Review) Quantitative phase imaging in biomedicine
    Park YK, Depeursinge C, Popescu G, Nature Photonics,  12, 578–589 (2018)
  7. Reference-free polarization-sensitive quantitative phase imaging using single-point optical phase conjugation
    Shin S, Lee KR, Yaqoob Z, So PT, Park YK, Optics Express, 26, 26858-26865 (2018) [Spotlight on Optics]
  8. Learning-based screening of hematologic disorders using quantitative phase imaging of individual red blood cells
    Kim G, Jo YJ, Cho H, Min HS, Park YK, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 123, 69-76, (2019)
  9. Three-dimensional refractive index distributions of individual angiosperm pollen grains
    Park C, Lee SY, Kim G, Lee SJ, Lee J, Heo T, Park Y, Park YK, Current Optics and Photonics, 2(5), 460-467 (2018)
  10. High-resolution long-working-distance reference-free holographic microscopy exploiting speckle-correlation scattering matrix
    Baek YS, Lee KR, Park YK, Physical Review Applied, 10, 024053 (2018)
  11. Finite-difference time-domain analysis of increased penetration depth in optical coherence tomography by wavefront shaping
    Kim JU, Choi H, Park YK, Shin HW, Biomedical Optics Express, 9(8) 3883-3897 (2018)
  12. (Invited Perspective) Perspective: Wavefront shaping techniques for controlling multiple light scattering in biological tissues: toward in vivo applications
    Park JH, Yu Z, Lee KR, Lai P, Park YK, APL Photonics, 3, 100901 (2018)
  13. (invited review) Recent progress in multimodal approaches combining quantitative phase imaging and fluorescence microscopy for the study of cell pathophysiology
    Kim YS, Lee SY, Jung J, Shin S, Choi HG, Cha GH, Park W, Lee S, Park YK
    Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine, in press
  14. Super-resolution three-dimensional fluorescence and optical diffraction tomography of live cells using structured illumination generated by a digital micromirror device
    Shin S, Kim D, Kim K, Park YK, Scientific Reports, 8, 9138 (2018)
  15. Measurements of three-dimensional refractive index tomography and membrane deformability of live erythrocytes from Pelophylax nigromaculatus
    Kim G, Lee M, Youn SY, Lee ET, Kwon D, Shin J, Lee SY, Lee YS, Park YK, Scientific Reports, 8, 9192 (2018)
  16. Label-free non-invasive quantitative measurement of lipid contents in individual microalgal cells using refractive index tomography
    Jung JH, Hong SJ, Kim HB, Kim G, Lee M, Shin S, Lee SY, Kim DJ, Lee CG, Park YK, Scientific Reports, 8, 6524 (2018)
  17. Reference-free single-point holographic imaging and realization of an optical bidirectional transducer
    Shin S, Lee KR, Baek YS, Park YK, Physical Review Applied, 9, 044042 (2018)
  18. Measurements of polarization-dependent angle-resolved light scattering from individual microscopic samples using Fourier transform light scattering
    Jung JH, Kim J, Seo MK, Park YK, Optics Express, 26(6), 7701-7711 (2018)
  19. Measurements of complex refractive index change of photoactive yellow protein over a wide wavelength range using hyperspectral quantitative phase imaging
    Lee KR, Kim Y, Jung HW, Ihee H, Park YK, Scientific Reports, 8, 3064 (2018)
  20. 3D label-free imaging and analysis of Pinus pollen grains using optical diffraction tomography
    Kim G, Lee SY, Shin S, Park YK, Scientific Reports, 8, 1782 (2018)
    highlighted in [the Node]


  1. (invited review) Refractive index as an intrinsic imaging contrast for 3-D label-free live cell imaging
    Kim D, Lee SY, Lee M, Oh JT, Yang SA, Park YK, bioRxiv preprint
  2. Correlative three-dimensional fluorescence and refractive index tomography: bridging the gap between molecular specificity and quantitative bioimaging
    Kim KH, Park WS, Na S, Kim S, Kim T, Heo WD, Park YK, Biomedical Optics Express, 8(12), 5688-5697 (2017)
  3. Beyond Born-Rytov limit for super-resolution optical diffraction tomography
    Lim JW, Wahab A, Park GS, Lee KR, Park YK, Ye JC, Optics Express, 25(24), 30445-30458 (2017)
    [Editor’s pick]
  4. Compensation of aberration and speckle noise in quantitative phase imaging using lateral shifting and spiral phase integration
    Choi I, Lee KR, Park YK, Optics Express, 25(24) in press
  5. Reconstructions of refractive index tomograms via discrete algebraic reconstruction technique
    Lee MS, Shin S, Park YK, Optics Express, 25(22), 30771-30779 (2017)
  6. Melittin-induced alterations in morphology and deformability of human red blood cells using quantitative phase imaging techniques
    J Hur, K Kim, SY Lee, HJ Park, YK Park, Scientific Reports, 7:9306 (2017)
  7. Label-free high-resolution 3-D imaging of gold nanoparticles inside live cells using optical diffraction tomography
    D Kim, N Oh, K Kim, SY Lee, J Park, YK Park, Methods, online preprint
  8. Visualization And Label-Free Quantification Of Microfluidic Mixing Using Quantitative Phase Imaging
    Park GS, Han D, Kim GS, Shin S, Kim K, Park JK, Park YK, Applied Optics, 56(22), 6341-6347 (2017)
  9. Generalized image deconvolution by exploiting the transmission matrix of an optical imaging system
    Lee SY, Lee K, Shin S, Park YK, Scientific Reports, 7:8961 (2017)
  10. Holographic imaging through a scattering layer using speckle interferometry
    Somkuwar AS, Das B, R.V V, Park YK, Singh RK, J. Opt. Soc. Am. A, 34(8), 1392-1399 (2017)
  11. Holographic deep learning for rapid optical screening of anthrax spores
    Jo YJ, Park S, Jung JH, Yoon J, Joo H, Kim M, Kang SJ, Choi MC, Lee SY, Park YK, Science Advances, 3 (2017)
    [Newsweek] [The Verge] [IEEE Spectrum] [Yahoo! news]
  12. (invited review) Review: 3D holographic imaging and display exploiting complex optics, Yu H, Baek YS, Park J, Han SY, Lee KR, Park YK, ITE Transactions on Media Technology and Applications, 5 (2017)
  13. Identification of non-activated lymphocytes using three-dimensional refractive index tomography and machine learning
    Yoon JH, Jo YJ, Kim M, Kim K, Lee SY, Kang SJ, Park YK, Scientific Reports, 7:6654 (2017)
  14. Digital 3D holographic display using scattering layers for enhanced viewing angle and image size
    Yu H, Lee KR, Park J, Park YK, Proc. SPIE 10219, 1021907 (2017)
  15. (feature article, in Korean) Holographic Optical Imaging and Manipulation Techniques
    Park JH, Kim KH, Park YK, Physics and High Technology (2017)
  16. Measurements of morphological and biochemical alterations in individual neuron cells associated with early neurotoxic effects in Parkinson’s disease
    Yang SA, Yoon J, Kim K, Park YK, Cytometry Part A, (2017)
    [one of the top-cited papers in the journal]
  17. Refractive index tomograms and dynamic membrane fluctuations of red blood cells from patients with diabetes mellitus
    Lee SY, Park HJ, Kim K, Sohn YH, Jang S, Park YK, Scientific Reports, 7:1039 (2017)
  18. Ultrahigh enhancement of light focusing through disordered media controlled by Megapixel modes
    Yu H, Lee KR, Park YK, Optics Express,25(7), 8036-8047 (2017)
  19. Effects of spatiotemporal coherence on interferometric imaging
    Shin S, Kim K, Lee KR, Lee SY, Park YK, Optics Express, 25(7), 8085-8097 (2017)
  20. Tomographic active optical trapping of arbitrarily shaped objects by exploiting 3-D refractive index maps
    Kim K, Park YK, Nature Communications, 8:15340 (2017)
    [Asian Scientist] [] [서울경제]
  21. Antibacterial Activities of Graphene Oxide-Molybdenum Disulfide Nanocomposite Films
    Kim TI, Kwon B, Yoon J, Park IJ, Bang GS, Park YK, Seo YS, Choi SY, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 9(9), 2017
  22. Universal sensitivity of speckle intensity correlations to wavefront change in light diffusers
    Kim KD, Yu HS, Lee KR, Park YK, Scientific Reports,7:44435 (2017)
  23. Time-multiplexed structured illumination using a DMD for optical diffraction tomography
    Lee K, Kim K, Kim G, Shin S, Park YK, Optics Letters, 42(5), 999-1002 (2017)
  24. Time-reversing a monochromatic subwavelength optical focus by optical phase conjugation of multiply-scattered light
    Park J, Park C, Lee KR, Cho YH, Park YK, Scientific Reports,7:41384 (2017)
  25. Ultrahigh-definition dynamic 3D holographic display by active control of volume speckle fields
    Yu H, Lee KR, Park JC, Park YK, Nature Photonics, 11:186–192 (2017)
    [] [Arstechnica] [Forbes] [연합뉴스] [동아사이언스]


  1. A simple and rapid method for detecting living microorganisms in food using laser speckle decorrelation
    Yoon J, Lee KR, Park YK, arXiv preprint
  2. (feature article, in Korean) Trends in Biophysical Studies Using Holographic Microscopy
    Lee SY, Kim D, Park YK, Physics and High Technology (2016)
  3. A Bacteria-Based Remotely Tunable Photonic Device
    Bennet M, Gur D, Yoo J, Park YK, Faivre D, Advanced Optical Materials (2016)
  4. Three-dimensional label-free imaging and quantification of lipid droplets in live hepatocytes
    Kim K, Lee SE, Yoon J, Heo JH, Choi C, Park YK, Scientific Reports 6:36815 (2016)
  5. Collaborative effects of wavefront shaping and optical clearing agent in optical coherence tomography
    Yu H, Lee P, Jo YJ, Lee KR, Tuchin VV, Jeong Y, Park YK, Journal of Biomedical Optics 21(12), 121510 (2016)
  6. Exploiting the speckle-correlation scattering matrix for a compact reference-free holographic image sensor
    Lee KR, Park YK, Nature Communications, 7:13359 (2016)
  7. Measuring cell surface area and deformability of individual human red blood cells over blood storage using quantitative phase imaging
    Park HJ, Ji M, Lee SY, Kim K, Sohn YH, Jang S, Park YK, Scientific Reports 6, 34256 (2016)
  8. Holographic intravital microscopy for 2-D and 3-D imaging intact circulating blood cells in microcapillaries of live mice
    Kim K, Choe K, Park I, Kim P, Park YK, Scientific Reports 6, 33084 (2016)
  9. Optical characterization of red blood cells from individuals with sickle cell trait and disease in Tanzania using quantitative phase imaging
    Jung JH, Matemba L, Lee KR, Kazyoba PE, Yoon J, Massaga JJ, Kim K, Kim D-J, Park YK, Scientific Reports, 6, 31698, (2016) 
  10. Label-free optical quantification of structural alterations in Alzheimer’s disease
    Lee M, Lee E, Jung JH, Yu H, Kim K, Lee SH, Jeong Y, Park YK, Scientific Reports 6,31034 (2016)
  11. Cellular Normoxic Biophysical Markers of Hydroxyurea Treatment in Sickle Cell Disease
    Hosseini P, Abidi SZ, Du E, Papageorigiou DP, Choi Y, Park YK, Higging J, Kato GJ, Suresh S, Dao M, Yaqoob Z, So PTC, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 113(34), 9527-9532 (2016)
  12. Scattering optical elements: stand-alone optical elements exploiting multiple light scattering
    Park J, Cho JY, Park C, Lee KR, Lee H, Cho YH, Park YK, ACS Nano 10 (7), 6871–6876 (2016)
  13. (invited review) Optical diffraction tomography techniques for the study of cell pathophysiology
    Kim K, Yoon J, Shin S, Lee SY, Yang SA, Park YK, Journal of Biomedical Photonics & Engineering, 2(2), 020201 (2016)
  14. White-light Quantitative Phase Imaging Unit
    Baek YS, Lee KR, Yoon J, Kim K, Park YK, Optics Express, 24(9), 9308-9315 (2016)
  15. Remote sensing of pressure inside deformable microchannels using light scattering in Scotch tape
    Kim KD, Yu HS, Koh JY, Shin JH, Lee W, Park YK, Optics Letters, 41(8), 1837-1840 (2016)
  16. Study of erythrocyte membrane fluctuation using light scattering analysis
    Lee H, Lee S, Park YK, Shin S, proc. SPIE, 971818 (2016)
  17. Optical diffraction tomography using a digital micromirror device for stable measurements of 4-D refractive index tomography of cells
    Shin S, Kim K, Kim T, Yoon J, Hong KH, Park J, Park YK, proc. SPIE, 971814 (2016)
  18. Energy leakage in partially measured scattering matrices of disordered media
    Yu H, Lee KR, Park YK, Physical Review B, 93, 104202 (2016)
  19. In vivo deep tissue imaging using wavefront shaping optical coherence tomography
    Yu H, Lee JP, Lee KR, Jang J, Lim J, Jang W, Jeong Y, Park YK, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 21(10), 101406 (2016)
  20. Large-scale optical diffraction tomography for inspection of optical plastic lenses
    Kim K, Yoon J, Park YK, Optics Letters, 41(5), 934-937 (2016)
  21. Hyperspectral optical diffraction tomography
    Jung JH, Kim K, Yoon J, Park YK, Optics Express, 24(3), 2006-2012 (2016)


  1. The effects of ethanol on the morphological and biochemical properties of individual human red blood cells
    Lee SY, Park HJ, Best-Popescu C, Jang S, Park YK, PLoS ONE, 10(12), 30145327 (2015)
  2. Active illumination using a digital micromirror device for quantitative phase imaging
    Shin S, Kim K, Yoon J, Park YK, Optics Letters, 40(22), 5407-5410 (2015)
  3. Superresolution imaging with optical fluctuation using speckle patterns illumination
    Kim MK, Park CH, Rodriguez C, Park YK, Cho YH, Scientific Reports, 5:16525 (2015)
  4. One-wave optical phase conjugation mirror by actively coupling arbitrary light fields into a single-mode reflector
    Lee KR, Lee J, Park JH, Park JH, Park YK, Physical Review Letters, 115(15), 153902 (2015)
    [Science News] [SBS News] [MBN] [DongA Science][Kyunghyang] [Herald Economics]
  5. Label-free characterization of white blood cells by measuring 3D refractive index maps
    Yoon J, Kim K, Park H, Choi C, Jang S, Park YK, Biomedical Optics Express, 6(10), 3865-3875 (2015)
  6. Optogenetic control of cell signaling pathway through scattering skull using wavefront shaping
    Yoon J, Lee M, Lee KR, Kim N, Kim J M, Park J, Choi C, Heo W D, Park YK, Scientific Reports, 5:13289 (2015)
  7. (commentary) Laser holographic approaches for rapid bacterial species identification
    YK Park, Journal of Microbial & Biochemical Technology, 7, 234-235(2015)
  8. Three-dimensional refractive index tomograms and deformability of individual human red blood cells from cord blood of newborn infants and maternal blood
    Park HJ, Ahn T, Kim K, Lee S, Kook S, Lee D, Suh IB, Na S, Park YK, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 20(11), 111208 (2015)
  9. Measurements of morphology and refractive indexes on human downy hairs using three-dimensional quantitative phase imaging
    Lee SY, Kim K, Lee Y, Park S, Shin H, Yang J, Ko K, Park HJ, Park YK, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 20(11), 111207 (2015)
  10. Comparative study of iterative reconstruction algorithms for missing cone problems in optical diffraction tomography
    Lim JW, Lee KR, Jin KH, Shin S, Lee SE, Park YK, Ye JC, Optics Express, 23(13), 16933-16948 (2015)
  11. Label-free identification of individual bacteria using Fourier transform light scattering
    Jo YJ, Jung JH, Kim M, Park HJ, Kang SJ, Park YK, Optics Express, 23(12), 15792-15805 (2015)
    [Optical Society America] [] [] [Infection Control Today] [Reuters] [BusinessWire] [biomedical picture of the day]
  12. Measuring large optical reflection matrices of turbid media
    Yu H, Park JH, Park YK, Optics Communications, 352, 33-38 (2015)
  13. Characterizations of individual mouse red blood cells parasitized by Babesia microti using 3-D holographic microscopy
    Park HJ, Hong SH, Kim K, Cho SH, Lee WJ, Kim Y, Lee SE, Park YK, Scientific Reports, 5,10827 (2015)
  14. Measuring optical transmission matrices by wavefront shaping
    Yoon J, Lee KR, Park J, Park YK, Optics Express, 23(8), 10158-10167 (2015)
  15. Common-path diffraction optical tomography with a low-coherence illumination for reducing speckle noise
    Shin S, Kim Y, Lee KR, Kim K, Kim Y-J, Park HJ, Park YK, proc. SPIE, 933629 (2015)
  16. Simultaneous 3-D visualization and position tracking of optically trapped particles using optical diffraction tomography
    Kim K, Yoon J, Park YK, Optica, 2(4), 343-346 (2015)
    [YTN] [전자뉴스] [헤럴드경제] [nanowerk] [Eurekalert]
  17. Focusing through turbid media by polarization modulation
    Park J, Park J-H, Yu H, Park YK, Optics Letters, 40(8), 1667-1670 (2015)
  18. (invited review) Recent advances in wavefront shaping techniques for biomedical applications
    Yu H, Park J, Lee KR, Yoon J, Kim KD, Lee S, Park YK, Current Applied Physics, 15(5), 632-641 (2015)
  19. Experimental observations of spectral changes produced by individual microscopic spheres
    Jung JH, Park YK, Optics Letters, 40(6), 1093-1096 (2015)
  20. A facile route to efficient, low-cost flexible organic light-emitting diodes: utilizing the high refractive index and built-in scattering properties of industrial-grade PEN substrates
    Kim E, Cho H, Kim K, Koh T-W, Chung J, Lee J, Park YK, and Yoo S, Advanced Materials, 27(9), 1624-1631 (2015)


  1. High-resolution 3-D refractive index tomography and 2-D synthetic aperture imaging of live phytoplankton
    Lee SY, Kim K, Mubarok A, Panduwirawan A, Lee KR , Lee S , Park HJ, and Park YK, Journal of the Optical Society of Korea, 18(6), 691-697 (2014)
  2. Diffraction optical tomography using quantitative phase imaging unit
    K Kim, Z Yaqoob, KR Lee, JW Kang, Y Choi, P Hosseini, PT So, YK Park, Optics Letters, 39(24), 6935-6938 (2014)
  3. Profiling individual human red blood cells using common-path diffraction optical tomography
    Y Kim, H Shim, K Kim, HJ Park, S Jang, YK Park, Scientific Reports, 4, 6659 (2014)
  4. LCD panel characterization by measuring full Jones matrix of individual pixels using polarization-sensitive digital holographic microscopy
    J Park, H Yu, JH Park, YK Park, Optics Express, 22(20), 24304-24311 (2014)
  5. Full-field sub-wavelength imaging using a scattering super-lens
    C Park, JH Park, C Rodriguez, HS Yu, M Kim, K Jin, S Han, J Shin, SH Ko, KT Nam, YH Lee, YH Cho, and YK Park, Physical Review Letters, 113(11), 113901 (2014)
    [YTN][한겨레] [Donga Science] [YTN Science]
    (invited review) 
    Biomedical applications of holographic micro-spectroscopy
  6. JH Jung, K Kim, HS Yu, KR Lee, SE Lee, SH Nahm, HJ Park, YK Park, Applied Optics, 53(27), G111 (2014)
  7. Quantitative phase imaging unit
    KR Lee, YK Park, Optics Letters, 39(12), 3630 (2014)
  8. Angle-resolved light scattering of individual rod-shaped bacteria based on Fourier transform light scattering
    Jo YJ, Jung JH, Lee JW, Shin SA, Park HJ, Nam KT, Park JH, Park YK, Scientific Reports, 4, 5090 (2014)
  9. Scattering superlens
    Park JH, Park YK, SPIE Newsroom, (2014)
  10. Common-path diffraction optical tomography for investigation of three-dimensional structures and dynamics of biological cells
    Kim Y, Shim H, Kim K, Park H, Heo JH, Yoon J, Jang S, Park YK, Optics Express, 22(9), 10398 (2014)
  11. Depth-enhanced 2-D optical coherence tomography using complex wavefront shaping
    Yu H, Jang J, Lim J, Park JH, Jang W, Kim JY, Park YK, Optics Express, 22(7), 7514-7523 (2014)
  12. T cells sense biophysical cues using lamellipodia and filopodia to optimize intraluminal path finding
    Song KH, Kwon KW, Choi JC, Jung JH, Park YK, Suh KY, Doh JS, Integrative Biology, 6, 450-459 (2014)
  13. Spectro-angular light scattering measurements of individual microscopic objects
    Jung JH, Park YK, Optics Express, 22(4), 4108-4114 (2014)
  14. High-resolution three-dimensional imaging of red blood cells parasitized by Plasmodium falciparum and in situ hemozoin crystals using optical diffraction tomography
    Kim K, Yoon HO, Diez-Siolva M, Dao M, Dasari RR, Park YK, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 19(1), 011005 (2014)


  1. Real-time visualization of 3-D dynamic microscopic objects using optical diffraction tomography
    Kim K, Kim KS, Park HJ, Ye JC, Park YK, Optics Express, 21.26 (2013)
  2. Spectro-refractometry of individual microscopic objects using swept-source quantitative phase imaging
    Jung JH, Jang J, Park YK, Analytical Chemistry, 85.21 (2013): 10519-10525.
  3. Synthetic Fourier transform light scattering
    Lee KR, Kim H-D, Kim K, Kim Y, Hillman TR, Kim B, Park YK, Optics Express,  21.19 (2013): 22453-22463.
  4. Measuring large optical transmission matrices of disordered media
    Yu H, Hillman TR, Choi W, Lee JO, Feld MS, Dasari RR, Park YK, Physical Review Letters, 111.15 (2013): 153902.
  5. Digital optical phase conjugation for delivering two-dimensional images through turbid media
    Hillman T, Yamauchi T, Choi W, Dasari RR, Feld MS, Park YK+, Yaqoob+, Scientific Reports, 3 (2013)
  6. Subwavelength light focusing using random nanoparticles
    Park JH*, Park CH* et al, Nature Photonics, 7 (2013)
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  7. Quantitative Phase Imaging Techniques for the Study of Cell Pathophysiology: From Principles to Applications
    Lee KR, Kim K, Jung J, Heo JH, Cho S, Lee S, Chang G, Jo YJ, Park H, Park YK+, 2013,  Sensors, 13(4), 4190-4191.
  8. Random and V-groove texturing for efficient light trapping in organic photovoltaic cells,
    Cho C*, Kim H*, Jeong S, Baek SW, Seo JW, Han D, Kim K, Park YK, Yoo S+, and Lee JY+,  Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 115 (2013): 36-41.
  9. Complex wavefront shaping for optimal depth-selective focusing in optical coherence tomography
    Jang J*, Lim J*, Yu H, Choi H, Ha J, Park J-H, Oh W-Y, Jang W, Lee SD, Park YK+, Optics Express, 21.3 (2013): 2890-2902.
    [OCT news]
  10. Simple super-resolution live-cell imaging based on diffusion-assisted Forster resonance energy transfer
    Cho S*, Jang J*, Song C, Lee H, Ganesan P, Yoon T-Y, Kim MW, Choi M, Ihee H+, Heo WD+, Park YK+, Scientific Reports, 3 (2013).
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  1. Fourier-transform light scattering angular spectroscopy using digital in-line holography,
    Kim K, Park YK,  Opt Lett37.19 (2012): 4161-4163.
    [Top downloaded articles in Holography from OSA publishing]
  2. Pf155/RESA protein influences the dynamic microcirculatory behavior of ring-stage Plasmodium falciparum infected red blood cells,
    Diez-Silva M*, Park YK*, Huang S, Bow H, Mercereau-Puijalon OM, Deplain G, Lavazec C, Perrot S, Bonnefoy S, Dao M, Feld MS, Han J, Suresh S, Scientific Reports2(2012)
    [MIT News][Science Daily]
  3. Optical measurement of biomechanical properties of individual erythrocytes from a sickle cell patient
    Byun HS, Hillman TR, Higgins JM, Diez-Silva M, Peng Z, Dao M, Dasari RR, Suresh S, Park YK, Acta Biomaterialia8.11,(2012): 4130-4138
  4. Dynamic active wave plate using random nanoparticles
    Park JH, Park C, Yu H, Cho YH, Park YK, Opt. Express., 20.15 (2012): 17010-17016.
  5. Active spectral filtering through turbid media
    Park JH, Park C, Yu H, Cho YH, Park YK, Opt. Lett., 37.15 (2012): 3261-3263.
  6. Label-free imaging of membrane potential using membrane electromotility,
    Oh S, Fang-Yen CF, Choi W, Yaqoob Z, Dan F, Park YK, Dasari RR, Feld MS, Biophysical Journal, 103.1 (2012): 11-18.
  7. Fourier transform light scattering of individual colloidal clusters,
    Yu H, Park HJ, Kim Y, Kim MW, and Park YK,  Opt. Lett., 37, 2577-2579 (2012).
  8. Polarization holographic microscopy for extracting spatio-temporally resolved Jones matrix
    Kim Y+, Jung J+, Jang J, Kim MW, Park YK, Opt. Express., 20.9 (2012): 9948-9955.
  9. Dynamic spectroscopic phase microscopy for quantifying hemoglobin concentration and dynamic membrane fluctuation in red blood cells
    Jang Y+, Jang J+, and Park YK, Opt. Express., 20.9 (2012): 9673-9681.
  10. Anisotropic light scattering of individual sickle red blood cells
    Kim Y, Higgins JM, Dasari RR, Suresh S, Park Y,  Journal of Biomedical Optics, 17.4 (2012): 0405011-0405013.
    [SPIE magazine]
  11. Optical imaging techniques for the study of malaria,
    Cho S, Kim S, Kim Y, Park YK, Trends in Biotechnology, 1 Feb 2012, 30(2), 71-79.


  1. Real-time quantitative phase imaging with a spatial phase-shifting algorithm,
    Debnath SK, Park YK, Opt. Lett., 1 Dec 2011, 36(23), 4677-9
  2. Biophysics of malarial parasite exit from infected erythrocytes,
    Chandramohanadas R, Park YK, Lui L, Li A, Quinn D, Liew K, Diez-Silva M, Sung Y, Dao M, Lim CT, Preiser PR, Suresh S, PLoS ONE, 17 Jun 2011,  6, e20869
  3. Effective temperature of red-blood-cell membrane fluctuations,
    Ben-Isaac E, Park YK, Popescu G, Brown FLH, Gov NS, Shoker Y, Phys. Rev. Lett., 8 Jun 2011, 106, 238103-6
  4. Measurement of the nonlinear elasticity of red blood cell membranes,
    Park YK, Best C, Kuriabova T, Henle ML, Feld MS, Levine AJ, Popescu G, Phys. Rev. E, 27 May 2011, 83, 051925-30
  5. Light scattering of human red blood cell during metabolic remodeling of the membrane,
    Park YK, Best-Popescu CA, Dasari RR, Popescu G, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 2011 Jan 27, 16, 011013-7.


  1. Garai J, D’Angelo JA, Park YK, Summa CM, Aiken ML, Morales E, Badizadegan K, Fiebiger E, and Dickinson BL, Crosstalk Between PKA and Epac Regulates the Phenotypic Maturation and Function of Human Dendritic Cells, J. Immunology, 2010 Aug 20, 185, 3227-3238.

Pre-group publications (-2010)

  1. Park YK, Best C, Kadizadegan K, Dasari RR, Feld MS, Kuriabova T, Henle ML, Levin AJ, Popescu G, Measurement of red blood cell mechanics during morphological changes, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA, 2010 Apr 13; 107(15) 6731-6.
  2. Park YK, Diez M, Fu D, Popescu G, Choi W, Barman I, Suresh S, and Feld MS, Static and Dynamic  Light Scattering of healthy and malaria parasite invaded red blood cells, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 2010 Apr 5; 15(2) 020506-8.
  3. Park YK, Best C, Auth T, Gov NS, Safran S, Popescu G, Suresh S, and Feld MS, Metabolic remodeling of the human red blood cell membrane, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2010 Jan 26; 107(4) 1289-1294 [cover article]
  4. Park YK, Yamauchi T, Choi W, Dasari R, and Feld MS. Spectroscopic phase microscopy for quantifying hemoglobin concentrations in intact red blood cells. Opt Lett, 2009 Dec 1; 34(23) 3668-70.
  5. Fu D, Choi W, Sung Y, Oh S, Yaqoob Z, Park YK, Dasari RR, and Feld MS, Ultraviolet refractometry using field-based light scattering spectroscopy, Opt Express 17, 18878 2009 [Nature Photonics ‘Research Highlights’]
  6. Park YK, Choi W, Yaqoob Z, Dasari R, Badizadegan K, and Feld MS. Speckle-field digital holographic microscopy. Opt Express 2009 Jul 20; 17(15) 12285-92
  7. Yaqoob Z, Choi W, Oh S, Lue N, Park YK, Fang-Yen C, Dasari RR, Badizadegan K, and Feld MS. Improved phase sensitivity in spectral domain phase microscopy using line-field illumination and self phase-referencing. Opt Express 2009 Jun 22; 17(13) 10681-7.
  8. Park YK*, Diez-Silva M*, Popescu G, Lykotrafitis G, Choi W, Feld MS, and Suresh S. Refractive index maps and membrane dynamics of human red blood cells parasitized by Plasmodium falciparum. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A2008 Sep 16; 105(37) 13730-5 Nature Physics ‘Research Highlights’), [MIT Technology Review], [MIT news spotlight] [매일경제신문], [BioPhotonics], [New Scientist]
  9. Popescu G, Park YK, Lue N, Best-Popescu C, Deflores L, Dasari RR, Feld MS, and Badizadegan K. Optical imaging of cell mass and growth dynamics. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 2008 Aug; 295(2) C538-44
  10. Popescu G, Park YK, Choi W, Dasari RR, Feld MS, and Badizadegan K. Imaging red blood cell dynamics by quantitative phase microscopy, Blood Cells Mol Dis 2008 Jul-Aug; 41(1) 10-6.
  11. Amin MS, Park YK, Lue N, Dasari RR, Badizadegan K, Feld MS, and Popescu G. Microrheology of red blood cell membranes using dynamic scattering microscopy. Opt Express 2007 Dec 10; 15(25) 17001-9
  12. Popescu G, Park YK, Dasari RR, Badizadegan K, and Feld MS. Coherence properties of red blood cell membrane motions. Phys Rev E 2007 Sep; 76(3 Pt 1) 031902.
  13. Fang-Yen C, Oh S, Park YK, Choi W, Song S, Seung HS, Dasari RR, and Feld MS. Imaging voltage-dependent cell motions with heterodyne Mach-Zehnder phase microscopy. Opt Lett 2007 Jun 1; 32(11) 1572-4.
  14. Park YK, Popescu G, Badizadegan K, Dasari RR, and Feld MS. Fresnel particle tracing in three dimensions using diffraction phase microscopy. Opt Lett 2007 Apr 1; 32(7) 811-3.
  15. Yoon G, Park YK, and Kim Y, Element stacking method for topology optimization with material-dependent boundary and loading conditions, J of Mech of Mater and Struct 2, 2007
  16. Park YK, Popescu G, Badizadegan K, Dasari RR, and Feld MS. Diffraction phase and fluorescence microscopy. Opt Express 2006 Sep 4; 14(18) 8263-8

Static and dynamic light scattering of healthy and malaria-parasite invaded red blood cells