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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 5 — Mar. 10, 2014
  • pp: 5581–5589

Large parallelization of STED nanoscopy using optical lattices

Bin Yang, Frédéric Przybilla, Michael Mestre, Jean-Baptiste Trebbia, and Brahim Lounis  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 5, pp. 5581-5589 (2014)

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As a scanning microscope, STimulated Emission Depletion (STED) nanoscopy needs parallelization for fast wide-field imaging. Using well-designed optical lattices for depletion together with wide-field excitation and a fast camera for detection, we achieve large parallelization of STED nanoscopy. Wide field of view super-resolved images are acquired by scanning over a single unit cell of the optical lattice, which can be as small as 290 nm * 290 nm. Optical Lattice STED (OL-STED) imaging is demonstrated with a resolution down to 70 nm at 12.5 frames per second.

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OCIS Codes
(100.6640) Image processing : Superresolution
(180.0180) Microscopy : Microscopy
(180.2520) Microscopy : Fluorescence microscopy

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Original Manuscript: December 2, 2013
Revised Manuscript: February 17, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: February 18, 2014
Published: March 4, 2014

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Bin Yang, Frédéric Przybilla, Michael Mestre, Jean-Baptiste Trebbia, and Brahim Lounis, "Large parallelization of STED nanoscopy using optical lattices," Opt. Express 22, 5581-5589 (2014)

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