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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 2004
  • pp: 2255–2257

Coherence-gated wave-front sensing in strongly scattering samples

Marcus Feierabend, Markus Rückel, and Winfried Denk  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 29, Issue 19, pp. 2255-2257 (2004)

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We show that, by coherence-gate rejection of out-of-focus light, wave-front distortions can be measured in the presence of a scattering background that is dominant by several orders of magnitude. Applications are expected for multiphoton and confocal laser-scanning microscopy.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(010.1080) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Active or adaptive optics
(010.7350) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Wave-front sensing
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(170.4500) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical coherence tomography
(180.2520) Microscopy : Fluorescence microscopy

Marcus Feierabend, Markus Rückel, and Winfried Denk, "Coherence-gated wave-front sensing in strongly scattering samples," Opt. Lett. 29, 2255-2257 (2004)

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