About the Author
Francesco S. Pavone is a Full Professor at the University of Florence, Italy, and the Head of a research group at the Department of Physics and at the European Laboratory for Non-Linear Spectroscopy, working in the field of biophotonics on single molecule biophysics, microscopy imaging-spectroscopy techniques, biomedical imaging, and laser manipulation of bio-samples. In particular, he develops new microscopy approaches for high resolution and high sensitivity imaging and for laser manipulation purposes in the field of single molecule biophysics, single cell imaging and optical manipulation. Professor Pavone is the author of many internationals papers and the editor of several books and journals. He has held more than 50 invited talks. Moreover, he coordinates several European projects and has organized a number of international congresses.