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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 2013
  • pp: 3945–3948

Optimizing 3D multiphoton fluorescence microscopy

Ido Kaminer, Jonathan Nemirovsky, and Mordechai Segev  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 19, pp. 3945-3948 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.003945


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Abstract

We present a new optimization concept for 3D multiphoton fluorescence microscopy by finding the optimal excitation beam giving rise to the smallest possible light-emitting volume or the highest possible signal to noise ratio (SNR).

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(180.2520) Microscopy : Fluorescence microscopy
(180.6900) Microscopy : Three-dimensional microscopy
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4180) Nonlinear optics : Multiphoton processes
(180.4315) Microscopy : Nonlinear microscopy

ToC Category:
Microscopy

History
Original Manuscript: July 2, 2013
Revised Manuscript: August 24, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: August 25, 2013
Published: September 30, 2013

Citation
Ido Kaminer, Jonathan Nemirovsky, and Mordechai Segev, "Optimizing 3D multiphoton fluorescence microscopy," Opt. Lett. 38, 3945-3948 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-19-3945


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