A flexible image guide is excited by femtoseconde pulses. Precompensation of dispersion and nonlinear effects encountered in the waveguide allows the recording of two photon fluorescence endoscopic images of colon cells.
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(020.0020) Atomic and molecular physics : Atomic and molecular physics
(020.4180) Atomic and molecular physics : Multiphoton processes
(180.0180) Microscopy : Microscopy
(180.2520) Microscopy : Fluorescence microscopy
M. Lelek, F. Louradour, A. Barthelemy, B. Viellerobe, and F. Lacombe, "Two-Photon Fluorescence Microendoscope Using a Flexible Multicore Image Guide," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CMR5.
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