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Novel compact sources for multiphoton microscopy

Girkin, J.M. and Wokosin, D.L. (2001) Novel compact sources for multiphoton microscopy. Proceedings of SPIE: The International Society for Optical Engineering, 4226. pp. 186-194.

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Abstract

Most multiphoton imaging has been undertaken using tuneable femtosecond Ti:Sapphire lasers which are large, expensive and require a level of laser expertise to operate. Although new commercial, computer controlled systems are becoming available they are still complex instruments. We report on the development of a range of novel laser sources for multiphoton microscopy based upon optically pumped semiconductor materials.