Coherent fiber supercontinuum laser for nonlinear biomedical imaging

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Nonlinear biomedical imaging has not benefited from the well-known techniques of fiber supercontinuum generation for reasons such as poor coherence (or high noise), insufficient controllability, low spectral power intensity, and inadequate portability. Fortunately, a few techniques involving nonlinear fiber optics and femtosecond fiber laser development have emerged to overcome these critical limitations. These techniques pave the way for conducting point-of-care nonlinear biomedical imaging by a low-maintenance cost-effective coherent fiber supercontinuum laser, which covers a broad emission wavelength of 350-1700 nm. A prototype of this laser has been demonstrated in label-free multimodal nonlinear imaging of cell and tissue samples.© (2012) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Original languageEnglish
JournalProceedings of SPIE, the International Society for Optical Engineering
Publication date2012
Volume8553
Pages85530A
Number of pages7
ISSN0277-786X
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ConferenceSPIE Photonics Asia 2012 : Optics in Health Care and Biomedical Optics V
CountryChina
CityBeijing
Period05/11/1207/12/12
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