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  • Vol. 9, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2014

Imaging blood cells through scattering biological tissue using speckle scanning microscopy

Xin Yang, Ye Pu, and Demetri Psaltis  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 3, pp. 3405-3413 (2014)

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We demonstrate imaging of blood cells enclosed in chicken skin tissue using speckle scanning microscopy (SSM). Clear images of multiple cells were obtained with subcellular resolution and good image fidelity, provided that the object dimension was smaller than the maximum scanning range of the speckle pattern. These results point to the potential and the challenges of using SSM technique for biological imaging.

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(170.3880) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical and biological imaging
(110.0113) Imaging systems : Imaging through turbid media

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Original Manuscript: December 3, 2013
Revised Manuscript: January 14, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: January 31, 2014
Published: February 5, 2014

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Vol. 9, Iss. 4 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Xin Yang, Ye Pu, and Demetri Psaltis, "Imaging blood cells through scattering biological tissue using speckle scanning microscopy," Opt. Express 22, 3405-3413 (2014)

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