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Multiphoton microscopy at an excitation wavelength of 1.26 µm
Author(s): Karsten Plamann; Gilbert Boyer; Denis Chemla
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Paper Abstract

We present a multiphoton microscope using a Cr4+:forsterite femtosecond laser with an emission wavelength of 1260 nm for the excitation of the multiphoton processes. This wavelength is well adapted to the "optical window" in biological tissues and permits to reach higher imaging depths than systems using more conventional titanium:sapphire laser sources. The paper describes the experimental set-up and reports on first results on human cornea and skin samples.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 October 2003
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 5139, Confocal, Multiphoton, and Nonlinear Microscopic Imaging, (9 October 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.500487
Show Author Affiliations
Karsten Plamann, Ecole Nationale Superieure de Techniques Avancees (France)
Gilbert Boyer, Ecole Polytechnique, CNRS (France)
Denis Chemla, Hopital de Bicetre (France)
LOA/ENSTA/Ecole Polytechnique (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5139:
Confocal, Multiphoton, and Nonlinear Microscopic Imaging
Tony Wilson, Editor(s)

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