We characterize the backward second-harmonic-generation (SHG) emission in biological samples with a SHG microscope. Contributions from different mechanisms, including direct backward emissions, reflection and back-scattering of the forward emissions, are identified and clarified.
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C. Sun, S. Chu, S. Tai, M. Chan, I. Hsiao, C. Lin, Y. Chen, and B. Lin, "Origins of Backward Second-Harmonic-Generation Emission in a Biological Sample Examined by Laser Scanning Microscopes," 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 CWP7.
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