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  • Vol. 7, Iss. 11 — Oct. 31, 2012

Digital confocal microscope

Alexandre S. Goy and Demetri Psaltis  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 20, pp. 22720-22727 (2012)

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We demonstrate experimentally a scanning confocal microscopy technique based on digital holography. The method relies on digital holographic recording of the scanned spot. The data collected in this way contains all the necessary information to digitally produce three-dimensional images. Several methods to treat the data are presented. Examples of reflection and transmission images of epithelial cells and mouse brain tissue are shown.

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(180.1790) Microscopy : Confocal microscopy
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography

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Original Manuscript: July 6, 2012
Revised Manuscript: September 7, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: September 15, 2012
Published: September 19, 2012

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Vol. 7, Iss. 11 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Alexandre S. Goy and Demetri Psaltis, "Digital confocal microscope," Opt. Express 20, 22720-22727 (2012)

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