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  • Editor: Gregory W. Faris
  • Vol. 4, Iss. 2 — Feb. 10, 2009

Nanoscale separation of molecular species based on their rotational mobility

Ilaria Testa, Andreas Schönle, Claas v. Middendorff, Claudia Geisler, Rebecca Medda, Christian A. Wurm, Andre C. Stiel, Stefan Jakobs, Mariano Bossi, Christian Eggeling, Stefan W. Hell, and Alexander Egner  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 25, pp. 21093-21104 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.021093


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Abstract

We combine far-field fluorescence nanoscopy through serialized recording of switchable emitters with polarization-sensitive fluorescence detection. In addition to imaging with nanoscale spatial resolution, this technique allows determination of the fluorescence anisotropy of each detected dipole emitter and thus an estimate of its rotational mobility. Sub-populations of fluorescent markers can thus be separated based on their interaction with the sample. We applied this new functional nanoscopy to imaging of living mammalian cells.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(110.0180) Imaging systems : Microscopy
(170.3880) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical and biological imaging
(170.6280) Medical optics and biotechnology : Spectroscopy, fluorescence and luminescence
(180.2520) Microscopy : Fluorescence microscopy

ToC Category:
Microscopy

History
Original Manuscript: November 12, 2008
Revised Manuscript: December 3, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: December 3, 2008
Published: December 4, 2008

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Vol. 4, Iss. 2 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Ilaria Testa, Andreas Schönle, Claas v. Middendorff, Claudia Geisler, Rebecca Medda, Christian A. Wurm, Andre C. Stiel, Stefan Jakobs, Mariano Bossi, Christian Eggeling, Stefan W. Hell, and Alexander Egner, "Nanoscale separation of molecular species based on their rotational mobility," Opt. Express 16, 21093-21104 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-25-21093


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