Through molecular-resonant third-harmonic-generation (THG) in hemoglobin, <i>in vivo</i> molecular THG microscopy of erythrocytes can be realized without using fluorescence and exogenous contrast agents. Studies in live hamster oral cavity indicate its superiority to image angiogenesis.
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S. Tai, C. Yu, T. Liu, Y. Wen, and C. Sun, ";In vivo Molecular-Resonant Third Harmonic Generation Microscopy of Hemoglobin," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CTuF4.
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