1 September 2011 Spectrally resolved multidepth fluorescence imaging
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Abstract
We present a multicolor fluorescence imaging modality to visualize in real-time tissue structures emitting multispectral fluorescent light from different focal depths. Each designated spectrum of fluorescent emission from a specific depth within a volumetric tissue is probed by a depth-spectrum selective holographic grating. The grating for each fluorescent color are multiplexed within a volume hologram, which enables simultaneously obtaining multicolored fluorescent information at different depths within a biological tissue sample. We demonstrate the imaging modality's ability to obtain laser-induced multicolored fluorescence images of a biological sample from different depths without scanning. We also experimentally demonstrate that the imaging modality can be simultaneously operated at both fluorescent and bright field modes to provide complementary information of volumetric tissue structures at different depths in real-time.
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Yuan Luo, Yuan Luo, Ioannis K. Zervantonakis, Ioannis K. Zervantonakis, Se Baek Oh, Se Baek Oh, Roger D. Kamm, Roger D. Kamm, George Barbastathis, George Barbastathis, } "Spectrally resolved multidepth fluorescence imaging," Journal of Biomedical Optics 16(9), 096015 (1 September 2011). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.3626211 . Submission:
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