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Biomedical Optics Express

  • Editor: Joseph A. Izatt
  • Vol. 3, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2012
  • pp: 1750–1756

Multimodal microscopy with sub-30 fs Yb fiber laser oscillator

Bai Nie, Ilyas Saytashev, Andy Chong, Hui Liu, Sergey N. Arkhipov, Frank W. Wise, and Marcos Dantus  »View Author Affiliations


Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 3, Issue 7, pp. 1750-1756 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/BOE.3.001750


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Abstract

Nonlinear optical microscopy with sub-30 fs pulses from an Yb-fiber laser, approximately three times shorter than typical fiber laser pulses, leads to an order of magnitude brighter third harmonic generation imaging. Multiphoton fluorescence, second and third harmonic generation modalities are compared on stained microspheres and unstained biological tissues.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(110.2350) Imaging systems : Fiber optics imaging
(180.4315) Microscopy : Nonlinear microscopy

ToC Category:
Microscopy

History
Original Manuscript: April 25, 2012
Revised Manuscript: June 8, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: June 9, 2012
Published: June 27, 2012

Citation
Bai Nie, Ilyas Saytashev, Andy Chong, Hui Liu, Sergey N. Arkhipov, Frank W. Wise, and Marcos Dantus, "Multimodal microscopy with sub-30 fs Yb fiber laser oscillator," Biomed. Opt. Express 3, 1750-1756 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/boe/abstract.cfm?URI=boe-3-7-1750


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