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In vivo brain imaging using a portable 2.9 g two-photon microscope based on a microelectromechanical systems scanning mirror

Published in Optics Letters, Vol. 34 Issue 15, pp.2309-2311 (2009)
by Wibool Piyawattanametha, Eric D. Cocker, Laurie D. Burns, Robert P. J. Barretto, Juergen C. Jung, Hyejun Ra, Olav Solgaard, and Mark J. Schnitzer

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Spotlight summary: Miniaturization of imaging systems for in-field medical and biological applications is a critical issue, recruiting increasing attention. The authors demonstrate the potential of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) technology by reporting on an interesting application of MEMS to the miniaturization of a two-photon microscope.

Technical Division: Optics in Biology and Medicine
ToC Category: Medical Optics and Biotechnology
OCIS Codes: (110.2760) Imaging systems : Gradient-index lenses
(170.1470) Medical optics and biotechnology : Blood or tissue constituent monitoring
(170.2520) Medical optics and biotechnology : Fluorescence microscopy
(170.3890) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics instrumentation
(170.5810) Medical optics and biotechnology : Scanning microscopy
(180.4315) Microscopy : Nonlinear microscopy


Posted on July 23, 2009

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