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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2012
  • pp: 3015–3017

Spatial modulation microscopy for real-time imaging of plasmonic nanoparticles and cells

N. Fairbairn, R. A. Light, R. Carter, R. Fernandes, A. G. Kanaras, T. J. Elliott, M. G. Somekh, M. C. Pitter, and O. L. Muskens  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 15, pp. 3015-3017 (2012)

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Spatial modulation microscopy (SMM) is a technique originally developed for quantitative spectroscopy of individual nano-objects. Here, a parallel implementation of the SMM technique is demonstrated based on a line detector capable of demodulation at kHz frequencies. The capabilities of the imaging system are shown using an array of plasmonic nanoantennas and dendritic cells incubated with gold nanoparticles.

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OCIS Codes
(170.3880) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical and biological imaging
(170.4090) Medical optics and biotechnology : Modulation techniques
(180.5810) Microscopy : Scanning microscopy
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics

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Original Manuscript: February 7, 2012
Revised Manuscript: June 2, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: June 7, 2012
Published: July 16, 2012

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N. Fairbairn, R. A. Light, R. Carter, R. Fernandes, A. G. Kanaras, T. J. Elliott, M. G. Somekh, M. C. Pitter, and O. L. Muskens, "Spatial modulation microscopy for real-time imaging of plasmonic nanoparticles and cells," Opt. Lett. 37, 3015-3017 (2012)

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