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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 2005
  • pp: 911–913

Fourier transform measurement of two-photon excitation spectra: applications to microscopy and optimal control

Jennifer P. Ogilvie, Kevin J. Kubarych, Antigoni Alexandrou, and Manuel Joffre  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 8, pp. 911-913 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.30.000911


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Abstract

We report a novel Fourier transform method for measuring two-photon excitation spectra. We demonstrate this method using simple dye molecules and discuss its applications in two-photon fluorescence microscopy and optimal control. This method facilitates an intuitive interpretation of recent control experiments in terms of tuning the nonlinear spectrum of the exciting laser source.

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OCIS Codes
(020.1670) Atomic and molecular physics : Coherent optical effects
(020.4180) Atomic and molecular physics : Multiphoton processes
(180.2520) Microscopy : Fluorescence microscopy
(300.6410) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, multiphoton
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping

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Jennifer P. Ogilvie, Kevin J. Kubarych, Antigoni Alexandrou, and Manuel Joffre, "Fourier transform measurement of two-photon excitation spectra: applications to microscopy and optimal control," Opt. Lett. 30, 911-913 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-30-8-911


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