About Grigory V. Gelikonov
Grigory V. Gelikonov received his M.S. at the Radiophysical Department of the N.I. Lobachevsky State Nizhny Novgorod University in 1992 and his Ph.D. in 2005.Since 1992 he has been working as a research scientist at the Institute of Applied Physics of the Russian Academy of Science. In 2006 he became Director of BioMedTech Llc. His main scientific interests include the development and creation of single mode fiber elements, invention of new types of fiber couplers, fiber optic Gyro (FOG), and Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) imaging of biotissues. He has participated in the development of software for automated data acquisition and image processing. Dr. Gelikonov invented a brand new fast in-depth scanning (Russian and US patents) OCT system, a micro lateral scanning probe for endoscopic OCT, and a number of modifications of the OCT technique, including cross-polarization OCT and two-wavelength OCT. Dr. Gelikonov received the State Prize of the Russian Federation in Science and Technology in 1999.