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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 19 — Sep. 18, 2006
  • pp: 8604–8612

Single fiber confocal microscope with a two-axis gimbaled MEMS scanner for cellular imaging

Kristen Carlson Maitland, Hyun Joon Shin, Hyejun Ra, Daesung Lee, Olav Solgaard, and Rebecca Richards-Kortum  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 19, pp. 8604-8612 (2006)

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We present a single fiber reflectance confocal microscope with a two dimensional MEMS gimbaled scanner. Achieved lateral and axial resolutions are 0.82 µm and 13 µm, respectively. The field of view is 140×100 µm at 8 frames/second. Images and videos of cell phantoms and tissue are presented with sub-cellular resolution.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(110.2350) Imaging systems : Fiber optics imaging
(170.1790) Medical optics and biotechnology : Confocal microscopy
(170.5810) Medical optics and biotechnology : Scanning microscopy

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: June 28, 2006
Revised Manuscript: August 30, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: August 31, 2006
Published: September 18, 2006

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Kristen Carlson Maitland, Hyun Joon Shin, Hyejun Ra, Daesung Lee, Olav Solgaard, and Rebecca Richards-Kortum, "Single fiber confocal microscope with a two-axis gimbaled MEMS scanner for cellular imaging," Opt. Express 14, 8604-8612 (2006)

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