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Title: Microsphere-aided Optical Microscopy and its Applications for Super-Resolution Imaging
Authors: Upputuri, Paul Kumar
Pramanik, Manojit
Keywords: Super-resolution
Microsphere
Issue Date: 2017
Source: Upputuri, P. K., & Pramanik, M. (2017). Microsphere-aided optical microscopy and its applications for super-resolution imaging. Optics Communications, in press.
Series/Report no.: Optics Communications
Abstract: The spatial resolution of a standard optical microscope (SOM) is limited by diffraction. In visible spectrum, SOM can provide ∼200nm resolution. To break the diffraction limit several approaches were developed including scanning near field microscopy, metamaterial super-lenses, nanoscale solid immersion lenses, super-oscillatory lenses, confocal fluorescence microscopy, techniques that exploit non-linear response of fluorophores like stimulated emission depletion microscopy, stochastic optical reconstruction microscopy, etc. Recently, photonic nanojet generated by a dielectric microsphere was used to break the diffraction limit. The microsphere-approach is simple, cost-effective and can be implemented under a standard microscope, hence it has gained enormous attention for super-resolution imaging. In this article, we briefly review the microsphere approach and its applications for super-resolution imaging in various optical imaging modalities.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/84064
http://hdl.handle.net/10220/42920
ISSN: 0030-4018
DOI: 10.1016/j.optcom.2017.05.049
Rights: © 2017 Elsevier B.V.. This is the author created version of a work that has been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by Optics Communications, Elsevier B.V.. It incorporates referee’s comments but changes resulting from the publishing process, such as copyediting, structural formatting, may not be reflected in this document. The published version is available at: [http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.optcom.2017.05.049].
Fulltext Permission: open
Fulltext Availability: With Fulltext
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