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  • Editor: Gregory W. Faris
  • Vol. 3, Iss. 11 — Oct. 22, 2008

Entangled-photon coincidence fluorescence imaging

Giuliano Scarcelli and Seok H. Yun  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 20, pp. 16189-16194 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.016189


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Abstract

We describe fluorescence imaging using the second-order correlation of entangled photon pairs. The proposed method is based on the principle that one photon of the pair carries information on where the other photon has been absorbed and has produced fluorescence in a sample. Because fluorescent molecules serve as “detectors” breaking the entanglement, multiply-scattered fluorescence photons within the sample do not cause image blur. We discuss experimental implementations.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(170.2520) Medical optics and biotechnology : Fluorescence microscopy
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

History
Original Manuscript: July 8, 2008
Revised Manuscript: August 22, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: August 29, 2008
Published: September 26, 2008

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Vol. 3, Iss. 11 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Giuliano Scarcelli and Seok H. Yun, "Entangled-photon coincidence fluorescence imaging," Opt. Express 16, 16189-16194 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-20-16189


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