Faculty Profiles

Martin Fischer
Associate Research Professor in the Department of Chemistry
2216 French Science Center, 124 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-1523
(919) 660-1605



Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin 2001

M.A., University of Texas at Austin 1993

Research Areas:

Ju, K-Y, Degan, S, Fischer, MC, Zhou, KC, Jia, X, Yu, J, and Warren, WS. "Unraveling the molecular nature of melanin changes in metastatic cancer." Journal of Biomedical Optics 24.5 (April 2019): 051414-051414. Full Text

Ju, K-Y, Fischer, MC, and Warren, WS. "Understanding the Role of Aggregation in the Broad Absorption Bands of Eumelanin." Acs Nano 12.12 (December 5, 2018): 12050-12061. Full Text

Yu, J, Warren, WS, and Fischer, MC. "Spectroscopic Differentiation and Microscopic Imaging of Red Organic Pigments Using Optical Pump-Probe Contrast." Analytical Chemistry 90.21 (November 2018): 12686-12691. Full Text

Liu, X, Jia, X, Fischer, M, Huang, Z, and Smith, DR. "Enhanced Two-Photon Photochromism in Metasurface Perfect Absorbers." Nano Letters 18.10 (October 2018): 6181-6187. Full Text

Stanton, IN, Ayres, JA, Stecher, JT, Fischer, MC, Scharpf, D, Scheuch, JD, and Therien, MJ. "Power-Dependent Radiant Flux and Absolute Quantum Yields of Upconversion Nanocrystals under Continuous and Pulsed Excitation." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 122.1 (January 11, 2018): 252-259. Full Text

Wilson, JW, Robles, FE, Deb, S, Warren, WS, and Fischer, MC. "Comparison of pump-probe and hyperspectral imaging in unstained histology sections of pigmented lesions." Biomedical Optics Express 8.8 (August 2017): 3882-3890. Full Text

Robles, FE, Deb, S, Fischer, MC, Warren, WS, and Selim, MA. "Label-Free Imaging of Female Genital Tract Melanocytic Lesions With Pump-Probe Microscopy: A Promising Diagnostic Tool." Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease 21.2 (April 2017): 137-144. Full Text

Robles, FE, Zhou, KC, Fischer, MC, and Warren, WS. "Stimulated Raman scattering spectroscopic optical coherence tomography." Optica 4.2 (February 14, 2017): 243-246. Full Text

Villafana, TE, Delaney, JK, Warren, WS, and Fischer, MC. "High-resolution, three-dimensional imaging of pigments and support in paper and textiles." Journal of Cultural Heritage 20 (July 1, 2016): 583-588. Full Text

Fischer, MC, Wilson, JW, Robles, FE, and Warren, WS. "Invited Review Article: Pump-probe microscopy." The Review of Scientific Instruments 87.3 (March 2016): 031101-null. (Review) Full Text


Robles, FE, Fischer, MC, and Warren, WS. "Dispersion-based stimulated Raman scattering spectroscopy, holography, and optical coherence tomography (Conference Presentation)." Multiphoton Microscopy in the Biomedical Sciences XVI. February 13, 2016 - February 18, 2016.: SPIE, April 27, 2016. Full Text

Warren, WS, Robles, F, Fischer, M, Wilson, J, Deb, S, Ju, K, and Degan, S. "Melanin-targeted nonlinear microscopy for label-free molecular diagnosis and staging." April 18, 2016. Full Text

Villafana, T, Brown, B, Delaney, J, Fischer, M, Warren, W, and Stranick, S. "3D chemical imaging of historic artworks and cultural heritage materials.": AMER CHEMICAL SOC, March 13, 2016.

Wilson, JW, Anderson, M, Park, JK, Fischer, MC, and Warren, WS. "Separating higher-order nonlinearities in transient absorption microscopy." January 1, 2015. Full Text

Park, JK, Fischer, MC, Susumu, K, Therien, MJ, and Warren, WS. "Femtosecond pulse train shaping for accurate two-photon excited fluorescence measurements." January 1, 2014.

Samineni, P, Fischer, MC, Liu, HC, Yasuda, R, and Warren, WS. "Nonlinear phase contrast imaging in neuronal tissue." January 1, 2011.

Gutiérrez-Medina, B, Fischer, MC, and Raizen, MG. "Observation of the quantum zeno and anti-zeno effects in an unstable system." January 1, 2001. Full Text