We present an inexpensive design for multiphoton, multifocal microscopy by coupling a home-built Yb:KGW laser to an Olympus IX-71 microscope, while performing photon-counting detection with single-element detectors and field programmable gate arrays.
© 2009 The Optical Society
(030.0030) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence and statistical optics
(030.5260) Coherence and statistical optics : Photon counting
(180.0180) Microscopy : Microscopy
(180.4315) Microscopy : Nonlinear microscopy
E. V. Chandler, E. E. Hoover, J. Field, K. Sheetz, R. Carriles, and J. Squier, "Simultaneous Imaging of Multiple Focal Planes via Multiphoton, Photon-Counting Microscopy," in Advances in Imaging, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper NMD4.
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