A Titanium-sapphire laser emitting 100fs laser pulses at 800nm wavelength is employed to inject impermeable dyes into single living cells. A new method to analyze dye uptake and evaluate membrane integrity is suggested.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.1420) Medical optics and biotechnology : Biology
(170.7160) Medical optics and biotechnology : Ultrafast technology
I. Wilke, C. Peng, and R. E. Palazzo, "Laser-Assisted Controlled Micro-Injection into Living Cells," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CFN4.
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