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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 17 — Aug. 23, 2004
  • pp: 4144–4149

Multiphoton Intrapulse Interference 8. Coherent control through scattering tissue

Johanna M. Dela Cruz, Igor Pastirk, Matthew Comstock, and Marcos Dantus  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 17, pp. 4144-4149 (2004)

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We demonstrate experimentally that selective two-photon probe excitation using phase shaped pulses can be achieved even when the laser propagates through scattering tissue. The pre-optimized phase tailored femtosecond pulses were able to identify acidic and basic solutions of a pH sensitive chromophore hidden behind a slab of scattering tissue. This observation has important implications for future applications of coherent control for biomedical imaging and photodynamic therapy.

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OCIS Codes
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: June 28, 2004
Revised Manuscript: August 12, 2004
Published: August 23, 2004

Johanna Dela Cruz, Igor Pastirk, Matthew Comstock, and Marcos Dantus, "Multiphoton Intrapulse Interference 8. Coherent control through scattering tissue," Opt. Express 12, 4144-4149 (2004)

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