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Compact divided-pupil line-scanning confocal microscope for investigation of human tissues
Author(s): Christopher Glazowski; Gary Peterson; Milind Rajadhyaksha
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Paper Abstract

Divided-pupil line-scanning confocal microscopy (DPLSCM) can provide a simple and low-cost approach for imaging of human tissues with pathology-like nuclear and cellular detail. Using results from a multidimensional numerical model of DPLSCM, we found optimal pupil configurations for improved axial sectioning, as well as control of speckle noise in the case of reflectance imaging. The modeling results guided the design and construction of a simple (10 component) microscope, packaged within the footprint of an iPhone, and capable of cellular resolution. We present the optical design with experimental video-images of in-vivo human tissues.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 March 2013
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8565, Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics IX, 856523 (8 March 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2012630
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Christopher Glazowski, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Ctr. (United States)
Gary Peterson, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Ctr. (United States)
Milind Rajadhyaksha, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8565:
Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics IX
Andreas Mandelis; Brian Jet-Fei Wong; Anita Mahadevan-Jansen; Henry Hirschberg M.D.; Hyun Wook Kang; Nikiforos Kollias; Melissa J. Suter; Kenton W. Gregory M.D.; Guillermo J. Tearney M.D.; Stephen Lam; Bernard Choi; Steen J. Madsen; Bodo E. Knudsen M.D.; E. Duco Jansen; Justus F. Ilgner M.D.; Haishan Zeng; Matthew Brenner; Laura Marcu, Editor(s)

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