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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 3 — Jan. 31, 2011
  • pp: 2702–2710

Living cell imaging by far-field fibered interference scanning optical microscopy

Jean-Baptiste Decombe, Wilfrid Schwartz, Catherine Villard, Hervé Guillou, Joël Chevrier, Serge Huant, and Jochen Fick  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 3, pp. 2702-2710 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.002702


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Abstract

We report on the imaging of biological cells including living neurons by a dedicated fibered interferometric scanning optical microscope. The topography and surface roughness of mouse fibroblasts and hippocampal neurons are clearly revealed. This straightforward far-field technique allows fast, high resolution observation of samples in liquids without lengthy alignment procedures or costly components.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2350) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics imaging
(170.5810) Medical optics and biotechnology : Scanning microscopy
(180.3170) Microscopy : Interference microscopy

ToC Category:
Microscopy

History
Original Manuscript: December 6, 2010
Revised Manuscript: January 21, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: January 23, 2011
Published: January 27, 2011

Virtual Issues
Vol. 6, Iss. 2 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Jean-Baptiste Decombe, Wilfrid Schwartz, Catherine Villard, Hervé Guillou, Joël Chevrier, Serge Huant, and Jochen Fick, "Living cell imaging by far-field fibered interference scanning optical microscopy," Opt. Express 19, 2702-2710 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-3-2702


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