Publications

Peer-reviewed journal

  • Jianwei Ren, Wang Yu, Yun Gao, Shalin B. Mehta, and Caroline G. L. Lee ,"FAT10 mediates the effect of TNF-$latex {\alpha}&fg=000000$ in inducing chromosomal instability,'' Journal of Cell Science, vol. 124, no. 21 (2011): 3665 -3675. [PDF]
  • Shalin B. Mehta and Colin J.R. Sheppard, "Sample-less calibration of the differential interference contrast microscope," Applied Optics, vol. 48, no. 15 (2010), pp. 2954-2968. [PDF]
  • Shalin B. Mehta and Colin J.R. Sheppard, "Using the phase-space imager to analyze partially coherent imaging systems: brightfield, phase-contrast, differential interference contrast, differential phase contrast, and spiral phase contrast," Journal of Modern Optics, vol. 57, no. 9 (2010), pp. 718-739. [PDF]
  • Shalin B. Mehta and Colin J.R. Sheppard, "Phase-space representation of partially coherent imaging systems using the Cohen class distribution", Optics Letters, vol. 35, no. 3 (2010), pp. 348-350. [PDF]
  • Shalin B. Mehta and Colin J.R. Sheppard, "Quantitative phase-gradient imaging at high resolution with asymmetric illumination-based differential phase contrast," Optics Letters, vol. 34, no. 13 (2009), pp. 1924-1926. [PDF
  • Shalin B. Mehta and Colin J.R. Sheppard, "Partially coherent image formation in differential interference contrast (DIC) microscope," Optics Express, vol. 16, no. 24 (2008), pp. 19462-19479. [PDF]

Book chapter

  • *S. S. Kou, *S. B. Mehta, S. Rehman, and C. Sheppard, "Image formation and analysis of coherent microscopy and beyond - towards better imaging and phase recovery," in Coherent light microscopy for imaging and quantitative phase analysis, P. Ferraro, A. Wax, and Z. Zalevsky, Eds. To be published: Springer, 2010. * Equal-contribution co-authors.

Conference presentations (abstract/paper available)

  • Shalin B. Mehta and Colin J.R. Sheppard, "Partially coherent image formation in Asymmetric Illumination-based Differential Phase Contrast (AIDPC) and phase-retrieval," Oral Presentation, Advanced Phase Measurement Methods in Optics and Imaging, Locarno, Switzerland, 17-21 May, 2010.
  • Shalin B. Mehta and Colin J.R. Sheppard, "Elucidating image formation in the partially coherent differential interference contrast (DIC) microscope with a point-specimen," Oral Presentation, Focus on Microscopy, Shanghai, China, 28-31 March 2010. 
  • C. J.R. Sheppard, S. S. Kou, and S. B. Mehta, "Quantitative Phase Imaging in Microscopy (invited paper)," Fringe 09, September 2009, pp.50. [PDF]
  • Shalin B. Mehta and Colin J. Sheppard, "Transfer Function Analysis of Partially Coherent Phase Imaging Methods and Evaluation for Quantitative Imaging," Oral presentation, Frontiers in Optics, October 2009, OSA Technical Digest, p. FMK6.[PDF]
  • Shalin B. Mehta and Colin J.R. Sheppard, "A New Phase-Correlation Based Gradient Registration Approach for Phase-Retrieval with DIC and DPC," Oral presentation, Signal Recovery and Synthesis, October 2009, OSA Technical Digest, p. SWA4.[PDF]
  • Shalin B. Mehta and Colin J.R. Sheppard, "Linear Phase-Gradient Imaging with Asymmetric Illumination Based Differential Phase Contrast (AIDPC)," Oral presentation, Novel Techniques in Microscopy, April 2009, OSA Technical Digest, p. NTuA5.[PDF]
  • Shalin B. Mehta and Colin J.R. Sheppard, "Quantitative phase retrieval in the partially coherent Differential Interference Contrast (DIC) microscope," Oral presentation, Focus on Microscopy, April 2009.[PDF]
  • Shalin B. Mehta and Colin J.R. Sheppard, "Full-field phase-gradient contrast methods for label-free quantitative imaging of cellular morphology: AIDPC and DIC," Poster presentation, Focus on Microscopy, April 2009.[PDF
  • Shalin B. Mehta and Colin J.R. Sheppard, "Asymmetric illumination based differential phase contrast (AI-DPC) for full-field transmission imaging of phase information in biological specimens," Oral presentation, Focus on Microscopy, April 2008.[PDF]

Other conference presentations

If something catches your interest, I will be happy to email the slides.

  • "Seeing without staining: quantitative imaging of cellular morphology with large illumination aperture," Shalin B. Mehta, The Cellular Dynamics Program Seminar, MRC 210, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, USA.
  • "Quantitative imaging of morphology with partially coherent methods: forward and inverse analysis of DIC and DPC," Shalin B. Mehta and Colin J.R. Sheppard, Poster presentation, Novel Approaches to Bioimaging II, Janelia Farm Research Campus, Virginia, May 2 - 5, 2010.
  • "Full-field phase-gradient contrast methods for label-free quantitative imaging of cellular morphology: AIDPC and DIC," Shalin B. Mehta and Colin J.R. Sheppard, Oral presentation, 1st NGS (NUS graduate school for integrative sciences & engineering) Symposium, Singapore, Feb 2009.
  • "Quantitative imaging with Differential Interference Contrast (DIC) microscope - Role of coherence of illumination," Shalin B. Mehta and Colin J.R. Sheppard, Oral presentation, GPBE/NUS- Tohoku Graduate Student Conference in Bioengineering, Singapore, Dec 2008. 
  • "Phase imaging with oblique illumination," Shalin B. Mehta and Colin J.R. Sheppard, Oral presentation, 10th Optics Within Life Sciences Conference, Singapore, Jul. 2008.
  • "Comparison of phase imaging methods based on optical processing at back focal plane," Shalin B. Mehta, Colin J.R. Sheppard, and Caroline G.L. Lee, Invited presentation, Bioengineering seminar series, Singapore, Feb. 08.
  • "Quantitative 3D and time-lapse imaging to investigate causative role of FAT10 in mitotic dysregulation," Shalin B. Mehta, Jianwei Ren, Caroline G.L. Lee, and Colin J.R. Sheppard, Oral presentation, Graduate Student Symposium in Biological and Chemical Engineering, Singapore, Sep. 2007.
  • "Towards 3D quantification of hESC cultures by confocal microscopy," Shalin B. Mehta, Lucky A.K. Kosasih, Andre Choo, Steve Oh, Ivan Reading, and Colin J.R. Sheppard, 5th ISSCR Annual Meeting, Cairns, Australia, Jun. 2007.

Spotlight on Optics (Introductory reviews for noteworthy papers in OSA journals)

  • http://www.opticsinfobase.org/spotlight/summary.cfm?uri=ao-51-6-763
  • http://www.opticsinfobase.org/spotlight/summary.cfm?uri=ao-50-20-3589
  • http://www.opticsinfobase.org/spotlight/summary.cfm?uri=boe-1-4-1148
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