E.O. Potma, X.S. Xie, A. Volkmer and J.X. Cheng, Chapter 2: Coherent Raman Scattering under Tightly Focused Conditions, in Coherent Raman Scattering Microscopy, Eds. J.X. Cheng and X.S. Xie, 2012 (CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6765-5).

A. Volkmer, Chapter 6: Coherent Raman Scattering Microscopy, in Emerging Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Applications of Raman Spectroscopy Eds. P. Matousek and M. Morris, 2010 (Springer- Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, Tokyo, ISBN: 978-3-642-02648-5)



A. Volkmer, Markierungsfrei und spektral aufgeloest, Physik Journal 12(12) (2013) 22 (in German)


A. Volkmer, A. Zumbusch und Y. Silberberg, Kohaerente Raman-Mikroskopie, Physik Journal 10(3) (2011) 71 (in German)

A. Volkmer, Labelfreie Bildgebung mittels kohaerenter Raman-Streunung, Laborwelt 10(1) (2009) 12-16 (in German)

Zumbusch and A. Volkmer, Einblick in das Unsichtbare, Physik Journal 4(7) (2005) 31-37 (in German)



S. Scherer, E. Wollrab, L. Codutti, T. Carlomagno, S. Gomes da Costa. A. Volkmer, A. Bronja, O.J. Schmitz, A. Ott, Chemical analysis of a Miller-type complex prebiotic broth - Part II: Gas, Oil, Water and the Oil/Water-Interface, Origins of Life and Evolution of Biospheres (2016), doi:10.1007/s11084-016-9528-8 (advance online).


J. Kiefer, A. Materny, J. Moger, H. L. Offerhaus, P.P. Radi, A. Volkmer, and A.M. Zheltikov, Advances in nonlinear optical spectroscopies: A historical perspective of developments and applications presented at ECONOS, J. Raman Spectrosc. 47 (2016) 1111-1123.


Y. Kan, L. Lensu, G. Hehl, A. Volkmer, and E.M. Vartiainen, Wavelet prism decomposition analysis applied to CARS spectroscopy: a tool for accurate and quantitative extraction of resonant vibrational responses, Opt. Express 24 (2016) 11905-11916.


                     - Selected for publication in the Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics 11,6 (2016).


P. Piredda, M. Berning, P. Boukamp, and A. Volkmer, Subcellular Raman Microspectroscopy Imaging of Nucleic Acids and Tryptophan for Distinction of Normal Human Skin Cells and Tumorigenic Keratinocytes, Anal. Chem. 8 (2015) 6778-6785.


I. Rimke, G. Hehl, M. Beutler, P. Volz, A. Volkmer, E. Buettner, Tunable dual-wavelength two-picosecond light source for coherent Raman scattering microscopy, Proc. SPIE Vol. 8948 (2014); doi:10.1117/12.2036358.


G. Tempea, W. Hui, S. Gomes da Costa, H.B. de Aguiar, and A. Volkmer, Nonlinear optical microscopy with few-cycle laser pulse, CLEO Conference (2013) doi:10.1364/CLEO_AT.2013.JM2O.4.


G. Hehl, S. Gomes da Costa, P. Piredda, R. Venkatnarayan, and A. Volkmer, Coherent Raman Scattering Microscopy: New Quantitative and Non-Invasive Tools for Biomedical Research, Biophys. J, 102 (2012) 617A.


A. Volkmer, Labelfree molecular structure analysis by hyperspectral CARS imaging, ACS Conference 244 (2012) 150-ANYL.

A. Volkmer, P. P. Radi, A. M. Zheltikov, A. Zumbusch, New trends and recent advances in coherent Raman microscopy and nonlinear optical spectroscopy: introduction to the special issue, J. Raman Spectrosc., 40 (2009) 712.

P. Nandakumar, A. Kovalev, A. Volkmer, Vibrational Imaging based on stimulated Raman scattering microscopy, New J. Phys., 11 (2009) 033026.


                     - Highly cited paper to place it in the top 1% of its academic field (Essential Science Indicators)


                     - Best of 2009 Papers in New J. Phys., selected for its presentation of outstanding new research, receipt of the highest praise from international referees, and the highest number of downloads.


                     - Interview by C. Arnaud in C&E News, Issue of 29th June 2009 on our seminal work on SRS microscopy.


                     - News feature coverage by H. Ledford citing our seminal work on SRS microscopy in Nature, 459 (4th June 2009), p. 636.

A. Kovalev, N. Patincharath, A. Volkmer, Intracellular coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS) microspectroscopy, Biophys. J. (2007) 196A.

S. Busch S, A. Muschielok, A. Kovalev, A. Volkmer, Quantitative analysis of coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS) spectra from a single collagen fibril, Biophys. J. (2007) 161A.

H. Neubauer, N. Gaiko, S. Berger, J. Schaffer, C. Eggeling, L. Verdier, C.A.M. Seidel, C. Griesinger, A. Volkmer, Orientational and dynamical heterogeneity of Rhodamine 6G terminally attached to a DNA helix revealed by NMR and single-molecule fluorescence spectroscopy, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 129 (2007) 12746-12755.


                     - Recommendation in Faculty of 1000 Biology of our combined NMR- and single-molecule spectroscopy work on dye-DNA complexes.

C. Eggeling, A. Volkmer, C.A.M. Seidel, Molecular photobleaching kinetics of Rhodamine 6G under the conditions of one- and two-photon induced confocal fluorescence microscopy, ChemPhysChem, 6 (2005) 791-804 (Review).

A. Volkmer, Vibrational imaging and microspectroscopies based on coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering microscopy, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 38 (2005) R59-R81 (Topical Review).


A. Volkmer, F. Jelezko, J. Popa, I. Rebane, J. Wrachtrup, First-order quantum correlation among photons from a single molecule, ACS Conference 228 (2004) U269 Part 2.

A. Volkmer, F. Jelezko, U. Gerken, S. Schuler, J. Wrachtrup, Non-classical photon statistics in the fluorescence from single light-harvesting complexes, Biophys. J. 84 (2003) 490A.

F. Jelezko, A. Volkmer, I. Popa, K. Rebane, J. Wrachtrup, Coherence length of photons from a single quantum system, Phys. Rev. A, 67 (2003) 041802(R).

J. Wrachtrup, C. Tietz, F. Jelezko, U. Gerken, S. Schuler, B. Goetze, and A. Volkmer, Supramolecular Assemblies in Photosynthesis, AIP Conference Proceedings Vol. 633(1) (2002) 470-475.

J.-x. Cheng, A. Volkmer, L. D. Book, X. S. Xie, Multiplex Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering Microspectroscopy and Study of Lipid Vesicles, J. Phys. Chem. B, 106 (2002) 8493 - 8498.

J.-x. Cheng, A. Volkmer, X. S. Xie, Theoretical and experimental characterization of coherent anti-Stokes Raman microscopy, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, 19 (2002) 1363-1375.

A. Volkmer, L. D. Book, X. S. Xie, Time-resolved coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering microscopy: Imaging based on Raman free induction decay, Appl. Phys. Lett., 80 (2002) 1505-1507.

J.-x. Cheng, A. Volkmer, X. S. Xie, New Advances in Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering (CARS) Microscopy, in Laser Spectroscopy, Proceedings of 15th ICOLS (World Scientific Publishing, Singapore, 2001).

A. Volkmer, J.-x. Cheng, X. S. Xie, Vibrational imaging with high sensitivity via Epi-detected Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering (E-CARS) microscopy, Phys. Rev. Lett., 87 (2001) 023901.

J.-x. Cheng, A. Volkmer, L. D. Book, X. S. Xie, An epi-detected coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (E-CARS) microscope with high spectral resolution and high sensitivity, J. Phys. Chem. B, 105 (2001) 1277-1280.

C. Eggeling, S. Berger, L. Brand, J. R. Fries, J. Schaffer, A. Volkmer, C.A.M. Seidel, Data registration and selective single-molecule analysis using multi-parameter fluorescence detection (Review), J. Biotechnol., 86 (2001) 163-180


X. Sunney Xie, Haw Yang, Andreas Volkmer, Ultrafast spectroscopy of single molecules, Ultrafast Phenomena Conference (2000) ThC4.


C.A.M. Seidel, S. Berger, C. Eggeling, J. Schaffer, E. Schweinberger, A. Volkmer, J. Widengren, Multidimensional fluorescence spectroscopy of single molecules, Laser Applications to Chemical and Environmental Analysis Conference (2000) doi:10.1364/LACEA.2000.FB2.

A. Volkmer, V. Subramaniam, D.J.S. Birch, and T.M. Jovin, One- and two-photon excited fluorescence lifetime and anisotropy of Green Fluorescent Protein and its mutants, Biophys. J., 78 (2000) 1589-1598.

G. Striker, V. Subramaniam, C.A.M. Seidel, and A. Volkmer, Photochromicity and Fluorescence Lifetimes of Green Fluorescent Protein, J. Phys. Chem. B, 103 (1999) 8612-8617.

Teuchner, W. Freyer, D. Leupold, A. Volkmer, D.J.S. Birch, M. Stuecker, and K. Hoffmann, Femtosecond two-photon excited fluorescence of melanin, Photochem. Photobiol., 70 (1999) 146-151.

Schaffer, A. Volkmer, C. Eggeling., V. Subramaniam, G. Striker, and C.A.M. Seidel, Identification of single molecules in aqueous solution by time-resolved fluorescence anisotropy, J. Phys. Chem. A, 103 (1999) 331-336.

A.Volkmer, K. Wynne, and D.J.S. Birch, Near-infrared excitation of alkane ultra-violet fluorescence, Chem. Phys. Lett., 299 (1999) 395-402.

H. Stiel, A.Volkmer, I. Rueckmann, A. Zeug, B. Ehrenberg, and B. Roeder, Non-linear and transient absorption spectroscopy of magnesium(II)-tetrabenzoporphyrin in solution, Optics Commun., 155 (1998) 135-143.

A.Volkmer, D. Hatrick, and D.J.S. Birch, Time-resolved non-linear fluorescence spectroscopy using femtosecond multi-photon excitation and single-photon timing detection, Meas. Sci. Technol., 8 (1997) 1339-1349.

A.Volkmer, D. Hatrick, Y. Bai, and D.J.S. Birch, Femtosecond three-photon excitation and single-photon timing detection of a-NPO fluorescence, Chem. Phys. Lett., 268 (1997) 439-448.

Rolinski, D. Hatrick, A. Volkmer, and D.J.S. Birch, The photophysics of xanthene dyes in Nafion polymer membranes: Application to copper sensing, J. Fluorescence, 7 (1997) 203S-206S.

D. Hatrick, A.Volkmer, Y. Bai, and D.J.S. Birch, Single-photon timing fluorometry using three-photon excitation, SPIE Proceeding Vol. 2980(1997) 48-58.

Schoenermark, A. Volkmer, S. Mueller, D. Woehrle, and B. Roeder, Spectroscopic Studies on Si-Phthalocyanines and Si-Naphthalocyanines, SPIE Proceeding Vol. 2325 (1994) 339-348.


X.S. Xie, A. Volkmer, J.-X. Cheng, System and Method for Epi-detected Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering (E-CARS) Microscopy,
U.S. Patent No.: US 6,809,814 B2 (Date of Patent: 26.10.2004);
International patent application: PCT/US01/19678 (filed on June 20, 2001).

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