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Second-harmonic radiating imaging probes and harmonic holography
Author(s): Ye Pu; Demetri Psaltis
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Paper Abstract

Compared with other imaging probes such as fluorescent dyes and quantum dots, second-harmonic radiating imaging probes (SHRIMPs) provide a unique ultrafast, coherent optical contrast that is free of photobleaching and emission intermittency. Using the second-harmonic signal emitted from SHRIMPs, harmonic holography achieves threedimensional holographic imaging with a color contrast similar to fluorescence microscopy where the uninterested background scattering is efficiently suppressed by an optical filter. The coherent contrast provided by SHRIMPs also enables imaging through turbid media via digital phase conjugation. Here we review the developments and applications of SHRIMPs and harmonic holography.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 October 2016
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 9956, Ultrafast Nonlinear Imaging and Spectroscopy IV, 995608 (3 October 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2238511
Show Author Affiliations
Ye Pu, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
Demetri Psaltis, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9956:
Ultrafast Nonlinear Imaging and Spectroscopy IV
Zhiwen Liu, Editor(s)

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