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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 12 — Jun. 4, 2012
  • pp: 13522–13531

Microscopy with microlens arrays: high throughput, high resolution and light-field imaging

Antony Orth and Kenneth Crozier  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 12, pp. 13522-13531 (2012)

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We demonstrate highly parallelized fluorescence scanning microscopy using a refractive microlens array. Fluorescent beads and rat femur tissue are imaged over a 5.5 mm x 5.5 mm field of view at a pixel throughput of up to 4 megapixels/s and a resolution of 706 nm. We also demonstrate the ability to extract different perspective views of a pile of microspheres.

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OCIS Codes
(170.2520) Medical optics and biotechnology : Fluorescence microscopy
(170.5810) Medical optics and biotechnology : Scanning microscopy
(350.3950) Other areas of optics : Micro-optics

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Original Manuscript: February 27, 2012
Revised Manuscript: April 6, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: April 29, 2012
Published: June 1, 2012

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Antony Orth and Kenneth Crozier, "Microscopy with microlens arrays: high throughput, high resolution and light-field imaging," Opt. Express 20, 13522-13531 (2012)

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