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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 2013
  • pp: 851–853

Simultaneous angular multiplexing optical projection tomography at shifted focal planes

Lingling Chen, Natalie Andrews, Sunil Kumar, Paul Frankel, James McGinty, and Paul M. W. French  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 6, pp. 851-853 (2013)

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We describe an angular multiplexing technique for optical projection tomography that improves resolution, signal-to-noise ratio, and imaging speed by ameliorating the trade-off between spatial resolution and depth of field and improving the light collection efficiency. Here we demonstrate that imaging at two orthogonal angular projections simultaneously, focused on shifted planes in the sample, improves the average spatial resolution by 20% and the light collection efficiency by a factor of 4, thereby enabling increased acquisition speed and reduced light dose.

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OCIS Codes
(170.6900) Medical optics and biotechnology : Three-dimensional microscopy
(170.6960) Medical optics and biotechnology : Tomography

ToC Category:
Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Original Manuscript: January 2, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 29, 2013
Published: March 11, 2013

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Lingling Chen, Natalie Andrews, Sunil Kumar, Paul Frankel, James McGinty, and Paul M. W. French, "Simultaneous angular multiplexing optical projection tomography at shifted focal planes," Opt. Lett. 38, 851-853 (2013)

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