Abstract

Using novel femtosecond laser pulse shaping techniques and a virtually background-free detection strategy we demonstrate strong self-phase modulation signatures of neuronal activity in hippocampal brain slices without the use of exogenous contrast agents.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

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