Publications

Dissertation

Anthony A Tanbakuchi. A surgical confocal microlaparoscope for real-time optical biopsies, University of Arizona, Tucson, Az, 2009. PDF

Patents

  • A. Tanbakuchi, "Method and apparatus for adaptive pixel correction of multi-color matrix," US 7477781 B1, Jan 13, 2009. PDF.

Patent Applications

  • A. Gimitro, A. Rouse, A. Tanbakuchi, "Novel Multi-Point Scan Architecture," US13266165, 2012. PDF.
  • A. Tanbakuchi, "Method for reconstruction of pixel color values," US 20090263017 A1, 2009. PDF.

Journal Papers

  • Soehnel, Grant; Tanbakuchi, Anthony, "Simulation and experimental characterization of the point spread function, pixel saturation, and blooming of a mercury cadmium telluride focal plane array,” Applied Optics 51(33) 7987-7993, Nov 2012. PDF
  • Anthony A Tanbakuchi, Joshua A Udovich, Andrew R Rouse, Kenneth D Hatch, and Arthur F Gmitro. In vivo imaging of ovarian tissue using a novel confocal microlaparoscope. Am J Obstet Gynecol, Oct 2010. PDF
  • Anthony A Tanbakuchi, Andrew R Rouse, Joshua A Udovich, Kenneth D Hatch, and Arthur F Gmitro. Clinical confocal microlaparoscope for real-time in vivo optical biopsies. J Biomed Opt, 14(4):044030, 2009. PDF
  • Anthony A Tanbakuchi, Andrew R Rouse, and Arthur F Gmitro. Monte carlo characterization of parallelized fluorescence confocal systems imaging in turbid media. J Biomed Opt, 14(4):044024, 2009 PDF
  • Joshua Anthony Udovich, Nathaniel D Kirkpatrick, Angelique Kano, Anthony Tanbakuchi, Urs Utzinger, and Arthur F Gmitro. Spectral background and transmission characteristics of fiber optic imaging bundles. Appl Opt, 47(25):4560–8, Sep 2008.
  • Houssine Makhlouf, Arthur F. Gmitro, Anthony A. Tanbakuchi, Joshua A. Udovich, Andrew R. Rouse. "Multispectral confocal microendoscope for in vivo and in situ imaging," University of Arizona, Departments of Radiology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and College of Optical Sciences. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 13(04), 044016, July 1, 2008. PDF

Public SAND Reports

Public SAND reports are official reports published by Sandia National Laboratories, a US Department of Energy Lab.

  • J Choi, AA Cruz-Cabrera, A Tanbakuchi "Spectral diffraction efficiency characterization of broadband diffractive optical elements." 2013 PDF

Conference Papers

  • Julia Craven-Jones, Leah Appelhans, Eric Couphos, Todd Embree, Patrick Finnegan, Dennis Goldstein, David Karelitz, Charles LaCasse, Ting S. Luk, Adoum Mahamat, Lee Massey, Anthony Tanbakuchi, Cody Washburn, Steven Vigil, "A polarization system for persistent chemical detection," Proc. SPIE. 9613, Polarization Science and Remote Sensing VII, 96130B. September 01, 2015 doi: 10.1117/12.2188718 PDF
  • Junoh Choi; Alvaro A. Cruz-Cabrera; Anthony Tanbakuchi, "Practical implementation of broadband diffractive optical elements,", Proc. SPIE. 8612, Micromachining and Microfabrication Process Technology XVIII, 86120G. March 09, 2013 doi: 10.1117/12.2013204 PDF
  • A. Tanbakuchi; M. Smith; J. Mercier; S. Vigil; T. Embree; A. Ison, "Optical design and performance testing of an athermal SWIR gas correlation imager," Proc. SPIE. 8491, Optical System Alignment, Tolerancing, and Verification VI, 84910B. October 15, 2012 doi: 10.1117/12.928001 PDF
  • Andrew R. Rouse; Houssine Makhlouf; Anthony A. Tanbakuchi; Arthur F. Gmitro, "A multi-point scanner for high frame rate confocal microendoscopy" Proc. SPIE. 7558, Endoscopic Microscopy V, 755809. February 11, 2010 doi: 10.1117/12.842782 PDF
  • Anthony A. Tanbakuchi, Andrew R. Rouse, Kenneth D. Hatch, Richard E. Sampliner, Josh A. Udovich, Arthur F. Gmitro, "Clinical evaluation of a confocal microendoscope system for imaging the ovary," University of Arizona, Departments of Radiology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and College of Optical Sciences. Proc. SPIE Int. Soc. Opt. Eng., Vol. 6851, 2008. PDF
  • Joshua A. Udovich, Andrew R. Rouse, Anthony Tanbakuchi, Molly A. Brewer, Richard Sampliner, Arthur F. Gmitro, "Confocal microendoscope for use in a clinical setting," University of Arizona, Departments of Radiology & Optical Sciences. Proc. SPIE Int. Soc. Opt. Eng., Vol. 6432, 2007. PDF
  • Houssine Makhlouf, Anthony A. Tanbakuchi, Andrew R. Rouse, Arthur F. Gmitro, "Design of a multi-spectral channel for in vivo confocal microscopy," University of Arizona, Departments of Radiology & Optical Sciences. Proc. SPIE Int. Soc. Opt. Eng., Vol. 6432, 2007. PDF
  • Anthony A. Tanbakuchi, Andrew R. Rouse, Josh A. Udovich and Arthur F. Gmitro, "Surgical imaging catheter for confocal microendoscopy with advanced contrast delivery and focus systems Surgical imaging catheter for confocal microendoscopy with advanced contrast delivery and focus systems," University of Arizona, Departments of Radiology & Optical Sciences. Proc. SPIE Int. Soc. Opt. Eng., Vol. 6082, 2006. PDF
  • Andrew R. Rouse, Anthony A. Tanbakuchi, Joshua A. Udovich, Arthur F. Gmitro, "Design of an in-vivo multi-spectral confocal microendoscope for clinical trials", University of Arizona, Departments of Radiology & Optical Sciences. Proc. SPIE Int. Soc. Opt. Eng., Vol. 6082, 2006. PDF
  • J. Udovich, N. Kirkpatrick, A. Tanbakuchi, and A. Gmitro, "Fluorescence spectral characteristics of fiber optics imaging bundles". Frontiers in Optics/Laser Science XXI Conference, The Optical Society of America, Washington, DC 2005. Paper number FTuG2.
  • William Des Jardin, Steve Kosman, Neal Kurfiss, James Johnson, David Losee, Gloria G. Putnam, and Anthony Tanbakuchi, "Two-phase full-frame CCD with double ITO gate structure for increased sensitivity," Eastman Kodak Company, Proc. SPIE Int. Soc. Opt. Eng., Vol. 5301, 2004. PDF
  • A. Tanbakuchi, A. Sijde, B. Dillen, A. Theuwissen, W. Haan, "Adaptive pixel defect correction," DALSA Professional Imaging, Philips Semiconductors, Rochester Institute of Technology, Proc. SPIE Int. Soc. Opt. Eng., Vol. 5017, 2003. PDF

Posters

  • Anthony Tanbakuchi, Andrew Rouse, Houssine Makhlouf, Josh Udovich, Kenneth Hatch, Arthur Gmitro. "A real-time confocal microendoscope for in-vivo optical biopsies: data processing pipeline," University of Arizona, Department of Radiology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and College of Optical Sciences. Presented at the Scientific Poster Session, Apple Word Wide Developers Conference, June 11, 2008. PDF
  • Anthony Tanbakuchi, Andrew Roue, Houssine Makhlouf, Josh Udovich, Kenneth Hatch, Arthur Gmitro. "Multi-spectral confocal imaging system for optical biopsy in surgery," University of Arizona, Department of Radiology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and College of Optical Sciences. Presented at the University of Arizona Phoenix Showcase, February 6, 2008. PDF
  • Anthony Tanbakuchi, Andrew Rouse, Houssine Makhlouf, Josh Udovich, Kenneth Hatch, Arthur Gmitro. "The multi-spectral confocal imaging system for optical biopsy in surgery," University of Arizona, Departments of Radiology & Optical Sciences. Presented at the ARIBI BioImaging Workshop, December 8, 2007.
  • Anthony Tanbakuchi, Andrew Rouse, Houssine Makhlouf, Josh Udovich, Kenneth Hatch, Arthur Gmitro. "The multi-spectral confocal imaging system for optical biopsy in surgery," University of Arizona, Departments of Radiology & Optical Sciences. Presented at the University of Arizona Graduate Student Showcase, November 3, 2007.
  • Anthony Tanbakuchi, Andrew Rouse, Houssine Makhlouf, Josh Udovich, Kenneth Hatch, Arthur Gmitro. "The multi-spectral confocal imaging system for optical biopsy in surgery," University of Arizona, Departments of Radiology & Optical Sciences. Presented at the Arizona Health Sciences Center Frontiers in Biomedical Research Poster Forum, October 17, 2007. PDF
  • Anthony Tanbakuchi, Andrew Rouse, Houssine Makhlouf, Josh Udovich, Kenneth Hatch, Arthur Gmitro. "The multi-spectral confocal imaging system for optical biopsy in surgery," University of Arizona, Departments of Radiology & Optical Sciences. Presented at the Scientific Poster Session, Apple Word Wide Developers Conference, June 12, 2007. Visit Apple’s WWDC 2007 Science Page and scroll down to see my poster and listen to an audio interview (direct link to audio interview).
  • Anthony Tanbakuchi, Andrew Rouse, Josh Udovich, Diljith Thodi, Houssine Makhlouf, and Arthur Gmitro. "The multi-spectral confocal micro-endoscope: real-time in-vivo cellular imaging," University of Arizona, Departments of Radiology & Optical Sciences. Presented at the NIBIB Training Grantees Workshop, June 16, 2006. PDF
  • H Makhlouf, AA Tanbakuchi, AR Rouse, and AF Gmitro, "In-vivo multi-spectral confocal microendoscope," BIO5/MRB Dedication, Tucson, AZ, 2006.
  • JA Udovich, AA Tanbakuchi, AR Rouse, and AF Gmitro, "Mobile confocal micro-endoscope for in-vivo clinical imaging," BIO5/MRB Dedication, Tucson, AZ, 2006.
  • AA Tanbakuchi, AR Rouse, JA Udovich, D Thodi, H Makhlouf, and AF Gmitro, "The multi-spectral confocal microendoscope for optical biopsy," NIBIB Training Grantees Workshop, Washington D.C., 2006.
  • AR Rouse, AA Tanbakuchi, JA Udovich, D Thodi, H Makhlouf, and AF Gmitro, "The multi-spectral confocal microendoscope for optical biopsy," 6th Biannual Arizona Biosciences Symposium, Phoenix, AZ, 2006.
  • AF Gmitro, AR Rouse, AA Tanbakuchi, and JA Udovich, "The confocal microendoscope: A tool for cancer diagnosis and image-guided therapy," 13th SPORE Investigators' Workshop, Washington D.C., 2005.
  • Anthony Tanbakuchi, Saurabh Srivastava, Andrew Rouse, Arthur Gmitro. "Real time display and automated image classification for confocal microendoscopy," University of Arizona, Departments of Radiology, Optical Sciences and Electrical and Computer Engineering.. Presented at the Advances in optics for biotechnology, medicine and surgery, Copper Mountain, Colorado, July 24-28, 2005. PDF
  • Josh Udovich, Nethanial Kirkpatrick, Anthony Tanbakuchi, Urs Utzinger and Arthur Gmitro. "High resolution autofluorescence measurements of fiber optic imaging bundles," University of Arizona, Departments of Radiology, Optical Sciences and Biomedical Engineering. Presented at the Advances in optics for biotechnology, medicine and surgery, Copper Mountain, Colorado, July 24-28, 2005.
  • Anthony A. Tanbakuchi, Arjen van der Sijde, Bart Dillen, Albert Theuwissen, Wim de Haan. "Adaptive Pixel Defect Correction", University of Arizona Annual Photonics and Imaging Initiative Workshop, Marriott Hotel, Tucson, Arizona, Jan. 21-23, 2004.

Talks

  • "Clinical evaluation of a confocal microendoscope system for imaging the ovary," SPIE Photonics West Conference, San Jose, CA, 2008.
  • "The confocal microendoscope for in-vivo cellular imaging," Industrial Affiliates Workshop, Department of Radiology, University of Arizona, December 2007. (Invited talk)
  • "In-vivo cellular diagnostics," Radiology Research Lectures Series, Department of Radiology, University of Arizona, October 2006. (Invited talk)
  • "Surgical imaging catheter for confocal microendoscopy with advanced contrast delivery and focus systems," SPIE Photonics West Conference, San Jose, CA, 2006.
  • "Surgical imaging catheter," Imaging Fellowship, University of Arizona, October 2006.
  • "Art and science," Canyon Crest Academy, Envision Guest Speaker Series, San Dieguito Union High School District, Del Mar, California, May 2006. (Invited talk)
  • "Confocal microendoscope," Biomedical Imaging and Spectroscopy Fellowship, University of Arizona, February 2006.
  • "Medical optics," Optics Summer Camp, Youth University, University of Arizona, June 2005.
  • "Adaptive pixel defect correction," SPIE Electronic Imaging Conference, San Jose, CA, 2003.