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Biomedical Optics
Miami, Florida United States
April 28, 2012 - May 2, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-55752-942-8
Microscopy Imaging: Novel Techniques and Applications (BM4B)

Spectral-domain Differential Interference Contrast (SD-DIC) Microscopy for Measuring Live Cell Dynamics

Yizheng Zhu, Michelle R. Lyons, Anne E. West, Lisa L. Satterwhite, and Adam Wax  »View Author Affiliations


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We present spectral-domain DIC microscopy, a novel technique for high-resolution, quantitative measurement of optical pathlength gradients. Imaging and dynamic monitoring of live neurons and cardiomyocytes were demonstrated.

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(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(170.5810) Medical optics and biotechnology : Scanning microscopy
(180.3170) Microscopy : Interference microscopy

Y. Zhu, M. R. Lyons, A. E. West, L. L. Satterwhite, and A. Wax, "Spectral-domain Differential Interference Contrast (SD-DIC) Microscopy for Measuring Live Cell Dynamics," in Biomedical Optics and 3-D Imaging, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper BM4B.5.

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