Microscopy

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Coherent Fiber Continuum Source Centered at 1040nm by In Situ Transform-Limited Pulse Compression

 

A method using standard, inexpensive components and software to generate ultra-short laser pulses of a quality currently available only from complex, costly...

Apparatus and Methods for Testing Micro Scale Samples Under Tension and Compression in SEM

 

Methods and apparatus for testing a microscale or nanoscale sample. A testing stage comprises a frame having first and second laterally opposing ends and first...

Near-Field Diffractive Microscope

 

A near-field microscope using one or more diffractive elements placed in the near-field of an object to be imaged. A diffractive covers the entire object, thus...

Temperature Jump Dynamics Microscope

 

An apparatus and methods for characterizing the response of a particle to a parameter that characterizes an environment of the particle. A change is induced in...

Dispersion-Relation Fluorescence Spectroscopy

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a new method of studying live cell dynamics and function - particularly molecular transport dynamics -...

Frequency Domain Dynamic Light Scattering (FD-DLS) and Fourier Transform Angular Light Scattering (FT-ALS)

 

The Frequency Domain Dynamic Light Scattering (FD-DLS) is a new methodology that facilitates study of dynamics in arbitrarily scattering samples. Dynamic light...

Coherently Scattering Probes for Super-Resolved Mapping

 

Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed coherently scattering probes to allow imaging of intracellular structures at nanometer spatial resolution...

Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Microscopy (ISAM) Using Partially Coherent Light Source

 

Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Microscopy (ISAM) is a method of tomographic optical microscopy that brings the power of computed imaging and inverse...

White Light Quantitative Phase Microscopy PC++

 

The phase contrast microscope is a vital instrument in biological and medical research; it facilitates the observation of living cells by using spatial light...

Jones Phase Microscopy of Transparent and Anisotropic Samples

The phase contrast microscope is a vital instrument in biological and medical research; it facilitates the observation of living cells by using spatial light modulation...

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