We have constructed a spatially scanning coherent anti-Stokes Raman spectroscopic (CARS) apparatus that allows us to image the distribution of distinct chemical species in a microscopic sample region. Images of onion-skin cells have been obtained by using the CARS signal produced by the 2450-cm−1 band of deuterated water. Future applications will be discussed.
© 1982 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: April 26, 1982
Published: August 1, 1982
M. D. Duncan, J. Reintjes, and T. J. Manuccia, "Scanning coherent anti-Stokes Raman microscope," Opt. Lett. 7, 350-352 (1982)