New paper in SPIE Newsroom

Visualizing transparent biology with sub-nanometer accuracy

Natan T. Shaked

Abstract: Interferometric phase microscopy (IPM) measures transparent biological samples quantitatively without labeling or physical contact with the sample. Our group develops new IPM-based methods that enable imaging of biological samples in a label-free, non-contact manner, allowing sub-nanometer optical thickness changes to be tracked quantitatively at a rate of thousands of frames per second with minimal noise. This yields a powerful and unique tool for biological research and medical diagnosis.

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