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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 32, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 2007
  • pp: 1417–1419

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Dynamic speckle illumination microscopy with wavelet prefiltering

Cathie Ventalon, Rainer Heintzmann, and Jerome Mertz  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 11, pp. 1417-1419 (2007)

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Dynamic speckle illumination (DSI) provides a simple and robust technique to obtain fluorescence depth sectioning with a widefield microscope. We report a significant improvement to DSI microscopy based on a statistical image-processing algorithm that incorporates spatial wavelet prefiltering. The resultant gain in sectioning strength leads to a fundamentally improved scaling law for the out-of-focus background rejection.

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(180.1790) Microscopy : Confocal microscopy
(180.2520) Microscopy : Fluorescence microscopy
(180.6900) Microscopy : Three-dimensional microscopy

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Original Manuscript: January 18, 2007
Revised Manuscript: March 7, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: March 15, 2007
Published: April 27, 2007

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Cathie Ventalon, Rainer Heintzmann, and Jerome Mertz, "Dynamic speckle illumination microscopy with wavelet prefiltering," Opt. Lett. 32, 1417-1419 (2007)

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