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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 2011
  • pp: 4011–4013

Map-free line-scanning tomographic optical microscope

József Sinkó, László Dudás, Gábor Gajdátsy, Miklós Erdélyi, and Gábor Szabó  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 20, pp. 4011-4013 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.004011


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Abstract

Line-scanning tomographic optical microscopy (LSTOM) requires precise rotation of the scanning line. We demonstrate a method that applies translation-invariant optical elements (polarizer and birefringent plate) to minimize the rotation error. An astigmatic line produced by means of a focused beam through a birefringent plate is used as line illumination. A comparative theoretical and experimental study is presented using an LSTOM system.

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OCIS Codes
(100.3010) Image processing : Image reconstruction techniques
(180.5810) Microscopy : Scanning microscopy

ToC Category:
Microscopy

History
Original Manuscript: May 18, 2011
Revised Manuscript: September 13, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: September 14, 2011
Published: October 6, 2011

Virtual Issues
Vol. 6, Iss. 11 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
József Sinkó, László Dudás, Gábor Gajdátsy, Miklós Erdélyi, and Gábor Szabó, "Map-free line-scanning tomographic optical microscope," Opt. Lett. 36, 4011-4013 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-20-4011


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