A novel method of 3-D microscopy is demonstrated based on illumination of an object by a processed image of itself in a feedback loop. Using a simple apparatus, we obtain 8 µm optical sectioning resolution.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(110.6880) Imaging systems : Three-dimensional image acquisition
(180.0180) Microscopy : Microscopy
(180.6900) Microscopy : Three-dimensional microscopy
L. Krzewina and M. K. Kim, "Three-Dimensional Microscopy by Selective Illumination with Feedback," 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 JThE37.