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  • Vol. 3, Iss. 4 — Apr. 23, 2008

Heterodyne holographic microscopy of gold particles

Michael Atlan, Michel Gross, Pierre Desbiolles, Émilie Absil, Gilles Tessier, and Maïté Coppey-Moisan  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 5, pp. 500-502 (2008)

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We report experimental results on heterodyne holographic microscopy of subwavelength-size gold particles. The apparatus uses continuous green-laser illumination of the metal beads in a total internal reflection configuration for dark-field operation. Detection of the scattered light at the illumination wavelength on a charge-coupled-device array detector enables 3D localization of brownian particles in water.

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(170.0180) Medical optics and biotechnology : Microscopy
(180.6900) Microscopy : Three-dimensional microscopy
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography

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Original Manuscript: September 25, 2007
Revised Manuscript: December 6, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: December 27, 2007
Published: February 28, 2008

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Vol. 3, Iss. 4 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Michael Atlan, Michel Gross, Pierre Desbiolles, Émilie Absil, Gilles Tessier, and Maïté Coppey-Moisan, "Heterodyne holographic microscopy of gold particles," Opt. Lett. 33, 500-502 (2008)

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