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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2012
  • pp: 2913–2915

Remotely scanned multiphoton temporal focusing by axial grism scanning

Hod Dana and Shy Shoham  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 14, pp. 2913-2915 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.002913


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Abstract

A simple technique for remote scanning of the focal plane in temporal focusing multiphoton microscopy is demonstrated both theoretically and experimentally. A new on-axis light propagation optical setup design enables this scanning, which was considered not feasible in previous studies. The focal plane is axially displaced by the movement of a remote optical device, consisting of a double prism grating, and optionally a cylindrical lens. The displacement is linear, and its slope is inversely proportional to the square of the optical system’s magnification.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(170.3880) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical and biological imaging
(180.4315) Microscopy : Nonlinear microscopy

ToC Category:
Microscopy

History
Original Manuscript: May 1, 2012
Revised Manuscript: May 17, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: June 4, 2012
Published: July 12, 2012

Virtual Issues
Vol. 7, Iss. 9 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
Hod Dana and Shy Shoham, "Remotely scanned multiphoton temporal focusing by axial grism scanning," Opt. Lett. 37, 2913-2915 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-14-2913


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