A set of modified dyes was investigated, of which several candidates combine prominent triplet state yield with reasonable photostability. They can be used to achieve ultrahigh optical resolution by photo-induced switching into dark (triplet) states.
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A. Chmyrov, J. Arden-Jacob, A. Zilles, K. Drexhage, and J. Widengren, "Characterization of New Fluorescent Labels for Ultrahigh Resolution Microscopy," in Advances in Imaging, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper NMB2.
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