Publications and Patents


  1. Kaiyum R, Schruder CW, Mermut O, Rink A. Role of water in the crystal structure of LiPCDA monomer and the radiotherapy dose response of EBT-3 film. Med Phys. 49(5):3470-3480 (2022).
  2. Koumarianos, S., Kaiyum, R., Barrett, C.J., Madras, N., Mermut, O*.  “Effect of chain length on layered adsorption of polyelectrolytes to surfaces: Theory and Experiment”, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 23, 300-310 (2021).
  3. Brown, RB., Dufour, S., Deladurantaye, P., Le Bouch, N., Gallant, P., Méthot, S., Rochette PJ., Mermut, O*. “Effect of laser pulse shaping on photoacoustic dosimetry in the retina”, Biomedical Optics Express, 11(11) 6590-6604, 2020.
  4. Deladurantaye, P., Methot, S., Mermut, O., Galarneau, P., Rochette, P., “On the potential of submicrosecond laser pulse shaping for controlling microcavitation in selective retinal therapies”, Biomedical Optics Express, 11(1) 109-132, 2019.
  5. Strupler, M.; Beckley, A.; Benboujja F.; Dubois, S.; Noiseux, I.; Mermut, O.; Bouchard, J-P.; Boudoux, C. “Towards an automated method for OCT characterization”, Biomed. Opt., 2(12), 126007, 2015.
  6. Spinelli,M. Botwicz,N. Zolek,M. Kacprzak,D. Milej, P. Sawosz,A. Liebert,U. Weigel,T. Durduran,F. Foschum, A. Kienle,F. Baribeau,S. Leclair,J.-P. Bouchard,I. Noiseux, P. Gallant,O. Mermut,A. Farina,A. Pifferi,A. Torricelli, R. Cubeddu,H.-C. Ho,M. Mazurenka,H. Wabnitz, K. Klauenberg,O. Bodnar,C. Elster,M. Benazech-Lavoue, Y. Berube-Lauziere,F. Lesage,D. Khoptyar,A. A. Subash, S. Andersson-Engels, P. Di Ninni,F. Martelli, G. Zaccanti “Determination of reference values for optical properties of liquid phantoms based on Intralipid and India ink” BioMed Optics Express, 7(5), 2014.
  7. Deladurantaye, P.; Paquet, A.; Pare, C.; Zheng, H.; Doucet, M.; Gay, D., Poirier, M., Cormier J-F.; Mermut, O., Wilson, C. B.; Seibel, J. E. “Advances in engineering of high contrast CARS imaging endoscopes” Optics Express, 22(21), 2014.
  8. Weber R. J.; Baribeau F.; Grenier P.; Emond F.; Dubois S.; Duchesne F.; Girard M.; Pope T.; Gallant P.; Mermut O.; Moghadam G. H. “Towards a bimodal proximity sensor for in situ neurovascular bundle detection during dental implant surgery” Biomed Opt Express, 5(1); 16-30, 2014.
  9. Dubeau-Laramee, G.; Riviere, C., Jean, I.; Mermut, O.; Cohen, L. “Microflow1, a sheathless fiber optic flow cytometry biomedical platform: Demonstration on board the International Space Station” Cytometry Part A, 00A, 2013.
  10. Sailer, M.; Wing Sun, K.L.; Mermut, O.; Kennedy, T. E.; Barrett, C.J. “High-throughput cellular screening of engineered extracellular matrix based on combinatorial polyelectrolyte multilayer films” Biomaterials, 33, 5841-5847, 2012.
  11. Cohen, L. Y. ; Fortin, M. ; Leclair, S. ; Mermut, O.; Dubeau-Laramee G.; Provencal D. “Cellular and Molecular Biology During Space Flight” Space Biol., Vol 25 (1), 60, 2011.
  12. Bouchard, J.P.; Veilleux, I.; Jedidi, R.; Noiseux I.; Fortin, F.; Mermut, O. "Reference optical phantoms for diffuse optical spectroscopy. Part 1 – Error analysis of a time resolved transmittance characterization method," Express, 18 (11), 11495-11507 2010.
  13. Mermut O, DiamondKR, CormierJF, GallantP, HôN, LeclairS, MaroisJS, NoiseuxI, MorinJF, PattersonMS, VernonML. “The Use of Magnetic Field Effects on Photosensitizer Luminescence as a Novel Probe for Optical Monitoring of Oxygen in Photodynamic Therapy” Med. Biol., 54, 1-16 2009.
  14. Mermut O.; Noiseux I.; BouchardP.; CormierJ.F.; DesrochesP.; FortinM.; GallantP.; LeclairS.; VernonM.; DiamondK.R.; Patterson M.S.; “Effect of liposomal confinement on photo-thermal and photo-oximetric fluorescence lifetimes of photosensitizers with varying hydrophilicity” J. Biomed. Opt., 13, 041314, 2008.
  15. Noiseux; Mermut O.; BouchardJ.P.; CormierJ.F.; DesrochesP.; FortinM.; GallantP.; LeclairS.; VernonM.; DiamondK.R.; Patterson M.S.“Effect of liposomal confinement on photochemical properties of photosensitizers with varying hydrophilicity” J. Biomed. Opt., 13(4), 041313, 2008.
  16. York, R. L.; Mermut, O.; Phillips, D. C.; McCrea, K.; Ward, R.; Somorjai, G. A. “Influence of Ionic Strength on the Adsorption of a Model Peptide on Hydrophilic Silica and Hydrophobic Polystyrene Surfaces: Insight from SFG Vibrational Spectroscopy” 2007,111(25), 8866.
  17. Phillips, D. C.; York, R. L.; Mermut, O.;McCrea, K.; Ward, R.; Somorjai, G. A. Phys. Chem. C., 2007, 111 (1), 255.
  18. Mermut, O.; York, R. L.; Phillips, D. C.; McCrea, K.; Ward, R.; Somorjai, G. A. “Directions in Peptide Interfacial Science” Biointerphases, 2006, 1(2), 5-11.
  19. Mermut, O.; Phillips, D. C.; York, R. L.; McCrea, K.; Ward, R.; Somorjai, G. A. “In Situ Adsorption Studies of a Leucine-Lysine Peptide onto Hydrophobic Polystyrene and Hydrophilic Silica Surfaces Using Quartz Crystal Microbalance, Atomic Force Microscopy, and Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy” Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128 (11), 3598.
  20. El Halabieh, R.; Mermut, O.; Barrett, C. J. “Using Light to Control Physical Properties of Polymers and Surfaces with Azobenzene Dyes”  Pure and Applied Chemistry 2004, 76, 1445–1466.
  21. Mermut, O.; Lefebvre, J.; Gray, D. G.; Barrett, C. J. "Structural and Mechanical Properties of Multilayered Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Films Studied by AFM"  Macromolecules 2003, 36, 8819–
  22. Mermut, O.; Yager, K.; Barrett, C. J. "Thin Films of Light-Responsive Polymers for Surface Sensing" Active Materials: Behavior and Mechanics, 2003, 5053, 51–60.
  23. Mermut, O.; Barrett, C. J. "Effects of Charge Distribution and Counterions on the Assembly of Polyelectrolyte Multilayers" Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2003, 107, 2525–2530.
  24. Mermut, O.; Barrett, C. J. "Stable Sensor Layers Self-Assembled onto Surfaces Using Azobenzene-Containing Polyelectrolytes" The Analyst, 2001, 126, 1861–1865.


  1. Apparatus and Method for In Vivo Imaging of Soft and Hard Tissue Interfaces. Canada. PCT/CA2019/050241. 2019/02/28. Moghaddam H,Jessie Weber J, Mermut O.
  2. Portable Fluorescence and Fluorescence Lifetime Retinal Angiography with Time-of-Flight Cameras. US Patent application. Dufour S, Cantin D, Gallant P, Mermut O.
  3. Phototherapy Dosimetry Using Modulated Photoacoustics. 2017/05/05, US Patent application. Dufour S, Brown R, Gallant P, Mermut O.
  4. Laser-directed microcavitation. United States. US20150342678A1. 2015/12/03.
    Deladurantaye P, Mermut O.
  5. Fiber Optic Radiochromic Dosimeter Probe and Method to Make the Same. United States. US20130105692A1. 2013/05/02, Rink A, Jaffray D, Mermut O, Caron S, Croteau C, Roy-Moisan F.
  6. Method for Optical Detection of Bio-Contaminants. United States. US9354182B2. 2013/02/26. Granted/Issued, Rochette D, Gallant P, Mermut O, Baribeau F, Noiseux I, Gosselin I.