28 February 2006 Nanoscopic optical imaging with optical tweezers and nonlinear optics
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Proceedings Volume 6095, Nanobiophotonics and Biomedical Applications III; 60950G (2006); doi: 10.1117/12.645305
Event: SPIE BiOS, 2006, San Jose, California, United States
Abstract
In this report we evaluate a novel approach to nanoscopic optical imaging. It employs the active manipulation of optically transparent nanoparticles, which serve as coherent nano-emitters of light. By critical evaluation of all the components involved in this novel microscopic arrangement, we find that nanoparticles made out of high-refractive index materials, such as TiO2, CdS and ZnO, are the most suitable for the efficient trapping, manipulation, and generating sufficient amount of the third-harmonic light, which can be used for fluorescent imaging.
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A. R. Faustov, V. I. Shcheslavskiy, G. I. Petrov, R. D. Heathcote, V. V. Yakovlev, "Nanoscopic optical imaging with optical tweezers and nonlinear optics", Proc. SPIE 6095, Nanobiophotonics and Biomedical Applications III, 60950G (28 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.645305; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.645305
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Particles

Optical imaging

Nanoparticles

Refractive index

Molecules

Near field scanning optical microscopy

Nonlinear optics

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