Generalised phase contrast: microscopy, manipulation and more

Darwin Palima, Jesper Glückstad

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Abstract

Generalised phase contrast (GPC) not only leads to more accurate phase imaging beyond thin biological samples, but serves as an enabling framework in developing tools over a wide spectrum of contemporary applications in optics and photonics, including optical trapping and micromanipulation, optical phase cryptography, light-efficient image projection and parallel laser beam shaping for optical landscapes. In this review, we discuss the fundamental ideas behind generalised phase contrast and present a survey of its exciting applications.
Original languageEnglish
JournalContemporary Physics
Volume51
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)17
ISSN0010-7514
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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