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  • Editors: Andrew Dunn and Anthony Durkin
  • Vol. 7, Iss. 8 — Aug. 2, 2012

Microscopy with microlens arrays: high throughput, high resolution and light-field imaging

Antony Orth and Kenneth Crozier  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 12, pp. 13522-13531 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.013522


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Abstract

We demonstrate highly parallelized fluorescence scanning microscopy using a refractive microlens array. Fluorescent beads and rat femur tissue are imaged over a 5.5 mm x 5.5 mm field of view at a pixel throughput of up to 4 megapixels/s and a resolution of 706 nm. We also demonstrate the ability to extract different perspective views of a pile of microspheres.

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OCIS Codes
(170.2520) Medical optics and biotechnology : Fluorescence microscopy
(170.5810) Medical optics and biotechnology : Scanning microscopy
(350.3950) Other areas of optics : Micro-optics

ToC Category:
Microscopy

History
Original Manuscript: February 27, 2012
Revised Manuscript: April 6, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: April 29, 2012
Published: June 1, 2012

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Antony Orth and Kenneth Crozier, "Microscopy with microlens arrays: high throughput, high resolution and light-field imaging," Opt. Express 20, 13522-13531 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-12-13522


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