Biophotonics Laboratory
California Institute of Technology


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Chao HanChao Han


PhD Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 2015
M.S., Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 2012
M.S., Biomedical Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2010
B.S., Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2007

Field of Study

While at Caltech, I worked on the development of on-chip microscopes for biomedical applications.


1. C. Han*, S. Pang*, B. Danielle, P. Yiu, C. Yang; "Wide field-of-view on-chip Talbot fluorescence microscopy for longitudinal cell culture monitoring from within the incubator," Analytical Chemistry. 2013;85(4):2356-60

2. S. Pang*, C. Han*, M. Kato, P.W. Sternberg, C. Yang; "Wide and scalable field-of-view Talbot-grid-based fluorescence microscopy," Optics Letters. 2012; 37(23): 5018-20

3. S. Pang, C. Han, L.M. Lee, C. Yang; "Fluorescence microscopy imaging with a Fresnel zone plate array based optofluidic microscope," Lab on a Chip. 2011; 11: 3698-702

4. R. Ma, L. Xie, C. Han, K. Su, T. Qiu et al; "In vitro fertilization on a single-oocyte positioning system integrated with motile sperm selection and early embryo development," Analytical Chemistry. 2011; 83(8): 2964-70

5. C. Han, Q. Zhang, R. Ma, L. Xie, T. Qiu et al; "Integration of single oocyte trapping, in vitro fertilization and embryo culture in a microwell-structured microfluidic device," Lab on a Chip. 2010; 10(21): 2848-54 (Back Cover)

6. L. Xie, R. Ma, C. Han, K. Su, Q. Zhang et al; "Integration of sperm motility and chemotaxis screening with a microchannelbased device," Clinical Chemistry. 2010; 56(8): 1270-8

7. G. Huang, C. Deng, J. Zhu, S. Xu, C. Han et al; "Digital imaging scanning system and biomedical applications for biochips," Journal of Biomedical Optics. 2008; 13(3): 034006

* Denotes equal contribution