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A STED Microscope Designed for Routine Biomedical Applications (Invited Paper)

By Frederik Gorlitz, Patrick Hoyer, Henning Falk, Lars Kastrup, Johann Engelhardt, and Stefan W. Hell
Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 147, 57-68, 2014


We present a multi-color STED fluorescence microscope providing far-field optical resolution down to 20 nm for biomedical research. The optical design comprises fiber lasers, beam scanners, and a set of active and passive polarizing elements that cooperatively yield an optically robust system for routinely imaging samples at subdiffraction length scales.


Frederik Gorlitz, Patrick Hoyer, Henning Falk, Lars Kastrup, Johann Engelhardt, and Stefan W. Hell, "A STED Microscope Designed for Routine Biomedical Applications (Invited Paper)," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 147, 57-68, 2014.


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