Abstract

We demonstrate hollow-core and large-core photonic-crystal-fiber-based two-photon fluorescence microscopes at 0.8µm and 1.3µm. The two-photon excitation efficiencies and image performances are comparable to or better than those acquired by the conventional fiber-free system.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

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