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| EXPLORING THE INTERFACE OF LIGHT AND BIOMEDICINE

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

Nanodoublers as deep imaging markers for multi-photon microscopy

Jerome Extermann, Luigi Bonacina, Enrique Cuña, Christelle Kasparian, Yannick Mugnier, Thomas Feurer, and Jean-Pierre Wolf  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 17, pp. 15342-15349 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.015342


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Abstract

We demonstrate the possibility to excite second-harmonic (SH) active Fe(IO3)3 nanocrystals with two distinct laser sources at 800 and 1550 nm, and we show, by a complementary experimental and numerical study, how the wavelength flexibility inherent to non-phase-matched SH nanoparticles can be efficiently exploited to increase imaging penetration depth of markers embedded in biological samples.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(170.7050) Medical optics and biotechnology : Turbid media
(180.4315) Microscopy : Nonlinear microscopy
(310.6628) Thin films : Subwavelength structures, nanostructures

ToC Category:
Microscopy

History
Original Manuscript: June 2, 2009
Revised Manuscript: July 15, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: July 20, 2009
Published: August 14, 2009

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Vol. 4, Iss. 10 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Jerome Extermann, Luigi Bonacina, Enrique Cuña, Christelle Kasparian, Yannick Mugnier, Thomas Feurer, and Jean-Pierre Wolf, "Nanodoublers as deep imaging markers for multi-photon microscopy," Opt. Express 17, 15342-15349 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-17-15342


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