Abstract

In this study we present combined third-harmonic generation (THG) and second-harmonic generation (SHG) microscopy images of intact human corneas, and we analyze experimentally and theoretically the origin of the THG signal. Multiharmonic microscopy provides detailed images of the cornea microstructure over its entire thickness. A component of the THG signal originates from cellular structures and another one originates from anisotropy changes between successive collagen lamellae in the stroma. This anisotropy-related signal can be specifically detected using circular incident polarization, and provide contrasted images of the stacking and tissue-scale heterogeneity of stromal lamellae. Forward-radiated THG and SHG signals are generally anticorrelated, indicating that maximum THG is obtained from lamellar interfaces whereas maximum SHG is obtained from within lamellae. Polarization-resolved THG imaging reflects the a ernate anisotropy directions of the lamellae. We present a model for THG imaging of layered anisotropic samples and numerical calculations that account for our observations.

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2009 (3)

S. Y. Chen, H. C. Yu, I. J. Wang, and C. K. Sun, "Infrared-based third and second harmonic generation imaging of cornea," J. Biomed. Opt. 14(4), 044012 (2009).
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[CrossRef]

2008 (6)

X. Han, R. M. Burke, M. L. Zettel, P. Tang, and E. B. Brown, "Second harmonic properties of tumor collagen: determining the structural relationship between reactive stroma and healthy stroma," Opt. Express 16(3), 1846-1859 (2008).
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R. W. Knighton, X. R. Huang, and L. A. Cavuoto, "Corneal birefringence mapped by scanning laser polarimetry," Opt. Express 16(18), 13,738-13,751 (2008).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

2007 (3)

N. Morishige, A. Wahlert, M. Kenney, D. Brown, K. Kawamoto, T. Chikama, T. Nishida, and J. Jester, "Secondharmonic imaging microscopy of normal human and keratoconus cornea," Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 48(3), 1087-94 (2007).
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[CrossRef]

2006 (5)

S.-P. Tai, W.-J. Lee, D.-B. Shieh, P.-C. Wu, H.-Y. Huang, C.-H. Yu, and C.-K. Sun, "In vivo optical biopsy of hamster oral cavity with epi-third-harmonic generation microscopy," Opt. Express 14(13), 6178-6187 (2006).
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[CrossRef]

2005 (5)

R. Williams, W. Zipfel, and W. Webb, "Interpreting second-harmonic images of collagen I fibrils," Biophys. J. 88, 1377-1386 (2005).
[CrossRef]

A. Vogel, J. Noack, G. Huttman, and G. Paltauf, "Mechanisms of femtosecond laser nanosurgery of cells and tissues," Appl. Phys. B 81(8), 1015-1047 (2005).
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[CrossRef]

M. Han, G. Giese, and J. F. Bille, "Second harmonic generation imaging of collagen fibrils in cornea and sclera," Opt. Express 13(15), 5791-5797 (2005).
[CrossRef]

2004 (1)

D. Oron, D. Yelin, E. Tal, S. Raz, R. Fachima, and Y. Silberberg, "Depth-resolved structural imaging by thirdharmonic generation microscopy," J. Struct. Biol. 147(1), 3-11 (2004).
[CrossRef]

2003 (3)

W. Zipfel, R. Williams, and W. Webb, "Nonlinear magic:multiphoton microscopy in the biosciences," Nat. Biotechnol. 21(11), 1369-1377 (2003).
[CrossRef]

I. Jalbert, F. Stapleton, E. Papas, D. Sweeney, and M. Coroneo, "In vivo confocal microscopy of the human cornea," Br. J. Ophthalmol. 87, 225-36 (2003).
[CrossRef]

D. Oron, E. Tal, and Y. Silberberg, "Depth-resolved multiphoton polarization microscopy by third-harmonic generation," Opt. Lett. 28(23), 2315 (2003).
[CrossRef]

2002 (2)

1998 (1)

M. Muller, J. Squier, K. R. Wilson, and G. Brakenhoff, "3D-microscopy of transparent objects using thirdharmonic generation," J. Microsc. 191, 266-274 (1998).
[CrossRef]

1997 (1)

Y. Barad, H. Eisenberg, M. Horowitz, and Y. Silberberg, "Nonlinear scanning laser microscopy by third harmonic generation," Appl. Phys. Lett. 70, 922-924 (1997).
[CrossRef]

1995 (1)

D. W. Piston, B. R. Masters, and W. W. Webb, "3-Dimensionally Resolved Nad(P)H Cellular Metabolic Redox Imaging of the in-Situ Cornea with 2-Photon Excitation Laser-Scanning Microscopy," J. Microsc.-Oxford 178, 20-27 (1995).

Andersen, B.

J. Lyubovitsky, J. Spencer, T. Krasieva, B. Andersen, and B. Tromberg, "Imaging corneal pathology in a transgenic mouse model using nonlinear microscopy," J. Biomed. Opt. 11(1), 014013 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Aptel, F.

F. Aptel, N. Olivier, A. Deniset-Besseau, J.-M. Legeais, K. Plamann, M.-C. Schanne-Klein, and E. Beaurepaire, "Multimodal nonlinear imaging of the human cornea," Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci.  51 (2010, in press).

Barad, Y.

Y. Barad, H. Eisenberg, M. Horowitz, and Y. Silberberg, "Nonlinear scanning laser microscopy by third harmonic generation," Appl. Phys. Lett. 70, 922-924 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Beaurepaire, E.

F. Aptel, N. Olivier, A. Deniset-Besseau, J.-M. Legeais, K. Plamann, M.-C. Schanne-Klein, and E. Beaurepaire, "Multimodal nonlinear imaging of the human cornea," Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci.  51 (2010, in press).

N. Olivier and E. Beaurepaire, "Third-harmonic generation microscopy with focus-engineered beams: a numerical study," Opt. Express 16(19), 14,703-14,715 (2008).
[CrossRef]

D. Debarre and E. Beaurepaire, "Quantitative characterization of biological liquids for third-harmonic generation microscopy," Biophys. J. 92(2), 603-612 (2007).
[CrossRef]

M. Strupler, A.-M. Pena, M. Hernest, P.-L. Tharaux, J.-L. Martin, E. Beaurepaire, and M.-C. Schanne-Klein, "Second harmonic imaging and scoring of collagen in fibrotic tissues," Opt. Express 15(7), 4054-4065 (2007).
[CrossRef]

D. Debarre, W. Supatto, A.-M. Pena, A. Fabre, T. Tordjmann, L. Combettes, M.-C. Schanne-Klein, and E. Beaurepaire, "Imaging lipid bodies in cells and tissues using third-harmonic generation microscopy," Nat. Methods 3(1), 47-53 (2006).
[CrossRef]

W. Supatto, D. Debarre, B. Moulia, E. Brouzes, J.-L. Martin, E. Farge, and E. Beaurepaire, "In vivo modulation of morphogenetic movements in Drosophila embryos with femtosecond laser pulses," Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 102(4), 1047-1052 (2005).
[CrossRef]

D. Debarre, W. Supatto, and E. Beaurepaire, "Structure sensitivity in third-harmonic generation microscopy," Opt. Lett. 30(16), 2134-2136 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Bille, J. F.

Brakenhoff, G.

M. Muller, J. Squier, K. R. Wilson, and G. Brakenhoff, "3D-microscopy of transparent objects using thirdharmonic generation," J. Microsc. 191, 266-274 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Brocas, A.

Brouzes, E.

W. Supatto, D. Debarre, B. Moulia, E. Brouzes, J.-L. Martin, E. Farge, and E. Beaurepaire, "In vivo modulation of morphogenetic movements in Drosophila embryos with femtosecond laser pulses," Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 102(4), 1047-1052 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Brown, D.

N. Morishige, A. Wahlert, M. Kenney, D. Brown, K. Kawamoto, T. Chikama, T. Nishida, and J. Jester, "Secondharmonic imaging microscopy of normal human and keratoconus cornea," Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 48(3), 1087-94 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Brown, E. B.

Brunette, I.

Burke, R. M.

Cavuoto, L. A.

R. W. Knighton, X. R. Huang, and L. A. Cavuoto, "Corneal birefringence mapped by scanning laser polarimetry," Opt. Express 16(18), 13,738-13,751 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Chen, S. Y.

S. Y. Chen, H. C. Yu, I. J. Wang, and C. K. Sun, "Infrared-based third and second harmonic generation imaging of cornea," J. Biomed. Opt. 14(4), 044012 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Cheng, J.-X.

Chikama, T.

N. Morishige, A. Wahlert, M. Kenney, D. Brown, K. Kawamoto, T. Chikama, T. Nishida, and J. Jester, "Secondharmonic imaging microscopy of normal human and keratoconus cornea," Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 48(3), 1087-94 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Cicchi, R.

Combettes, L.

D. Debarre, W. Supatto, A.-M. Pena, A. Fabre, T. Tordjmann, L. Combettes, M.-C. Schanne-Klein, and E. Beaurepaire, "Imaging lipid bodies in cells and tissues using third-harmonic generation microscopy," Nat. Methods 3(1), 47-53 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Coroneo, M.

I. Jalbert, F. Stapleton, E. Papas, D. Sweeney, and M. Coroneo, "In vivo confocal microscopy of the human cornea," Br. J. Ophthalmol. 87, 225-36 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Debarre, D.

D. Debarre and E. Beaurepaire, "Quantitative characterization of biological liquids for third-harmonic generation microscopy," Biophys. J. 92(2), 603-612 (2007).
[CrossRef]

D. Debarre, W. Supatto, A.-M. Pena, A. Fabre, T. Tordjmann, L. Combettes, M.-C. Schanne-Klein, and E. Beaurepaire, "Imaging lipid bodies in cells and tissues using third-harmonic generation microscopy," Nat. Methods 3(1), 47-53 (2006).
[CrossRef]

W. Supatto, D. Debarre, B. Moulia, E. Brouzes, J.-L. Martin, E. Farge, and E. Beaurepaire, "In vivo modulation of morphogenetic movements in Drosophila embryos with femtosecond laser pulses," Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 102(4), 1047-1052 (2005).
[CrossRef]

D. Debarre, W. Supatto, and E. Beaurepaire, "Structure sensitivity in third-harmonic generation microscopy," Opt. Lett. 30(16), 2134-2136 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Deniset-Besseau, A.

F. Aptel, N. Olivier, A. Deniset-Besseau, J.-M. Legeais, K. Plamann, M.-C. Schanne-Klein, and E. Beaurepaire, "Multimodal nonlinear imaging of the human cornea," Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci.  51 (2010, in press).

Dong, C.-Y.

S.-W. Teng, H.-Y. Tan, J.-L. Peng, H.-H. Lin, K. Kim, W. Lo, Y. Sun, W.-C. Lin, S.-J. Lin, S.-H. Jee, P. So, and C.-Y. Dong, "Multiphoton autofluorescence and second-harmonic generation imaging of the ex vivo porcine eye," Invest. Ophtalmol. Vis. Sci. 47(3), 5251-5259 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Drexler, W.

W. Drexler and J. Fujimoto, "State-of-the-art retinal optical coherence tomography," Prog. Retin. Eye Res. 27(1), 45-88 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Eisenberg, H.

Y. Barad, H. Eisenberg, M. Horowitz, and Y. Silberberg, "Nonlinear scanning laser microscopy by third harmonic generation," Appl. Phys. Lett. 70, 922-924 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Fabre, A.

D. Debarre, W. Supatto, A.-M. Pena, A. Fabre, T. Tordjmann, L. Combettes, M.-C. Schanne-Klein, and E. Beaurepaire, "Imaging lipid bodies in cells and tissues using third-harmonic generation microscopy," Nat. Methods 3(1), 47-53 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Fachima, R.

D. Oron, D. Yelin, E. Tal, S. Raz, R. Fachima, and Y. Silberberg, "Depth-resolved structural imaging by thirdharmonic generation microscopy," J. Struct. Biol. 147(1), 3-11 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Farge, E.

W. Supatto, D. Debarre, B. Moulia, E. Brouzes, J.-L. Martin, E. Farge, and E. Beaurepaire, "In vivo modulation of morphogenetic movements in Drosophila embryos with femtosecond laser pulses," Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 102(4), 1047-1052 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Fujimoto, J.

W. Drexler and J. Fujimoto, "State-of-the-art retinal optical coherence tomography," Prog. Retin. Eye Res. 27(1), 45-88 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Giese, G.

Halbhuber, K.-J.

B.-G. Wang, K. Koenig, I. Riemann, R. Krieg, and K.-J. Halbhuber, "Intraocular multiphoton microscopy with subcellular spatial resolution by infrared femtosecond lasers," Histochem. Cell. Biol. 126(4), 507-515 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Han, M.

Han, X.

Hernest, M.

Horowitz, M.

Y. Barad, H. Eisenberg, M. Horowitz, and Y. Silberberg, "Nonlinear scanning laser microscopy by third harmonic generation," Appl. Phys. Lett. 70, 922-924 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Huang, H.-Y.

Huang, X. R.

R. W. Knighton, X. R. Huang, and L. A. Cavuoto, "Corneal birefringence mapped by scanning laser polarimetry," Opt. Express 16(18), 13,738-13,751 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Huttman, G.

A. Vogel, J. Noack, G. Huttman, and G. Paltauf, "Mechanisms of femtosecond laser nanosurgery of cells and tissues," Appl. Phys. B 81(8), 1015-1047 (2005).
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Jalbert, I.

I. Jalbert, F. Stapleton, E. Papas, D. Sweeney, and M. Coroneo, "In vivo confocal microscopy of the human cornea," Br. J. Ophthalmol. 87, 225-36 (2003).
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Jay, L.

Jee, S.-H.

S.-W. Teng, H.-Y. Tan, J.-L. Peng, H.-H. Lin, K. Kim, W. Lo, Y. Sun, W.-C. Lin, S.-J. Lin, S.-H. Jee, P. So, and C.-Y. Dong, "Multiphoton autofluorescence and second-harmonic generation imaging of the ex vivo porcine eye," Invest. Ophtalmol. Vis. Sci. 47(3), 5251-5259 (2006).
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Jester, J.

N. Morishige, A. Wahlert, M. Kenney, D. Brown, K. Kawamoto, T. Chikama, T. Nishida, and J. Jester, "Secondharmonic imaging microscopy of normal human and keratoconus cornea," Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 48(3), 1087-94 (2007).
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Kapsokalyvas, D.

Kawamoto, K.

N. Morishige, A. Wahlert, M. Kenney, D. Brown, K. Kawamoto, T. Chikama, T. Nishida, and J. Jester, "Secondharmonic imaging microscopy of normal human and keratoconus cornea," Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 48(3), 1087-94 (2007).
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Kenney, M.

N. Morishige, A. Wahlert, M. Kenney, D. Brown, K. Kawamoto, T. Chikama, T. Nishida, and J. Jester, "Secondharmonic imaging microscopy of normal human and keratoconus cornea," Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 48(3), 1087-94 (2007).
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Kieffer, J.-C.

Kim, K.

S.-W. Teng, H.-Y. Tan, J.-L. Peng, H.-H. Lin, K. Kim, W. Lo, Y. Sun, W.-C. Lin, S.-J. Lin, S.-H. Jee, P. So, and C.-Y. Dong, "Multiphoton autofluorescence and second-harmonic generation imaging of the ex vivo porcine eye," Invest. Ophtalmol. Vis. Sci. 47(3), 5251-5259 (2006).
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Knighton, R. W.

R. W. Knighton, X. R. Huang, and L. A. Cavuoto, "Corneal birefringence mapped by scanning laser polarimetry," Opt. Express 16(18), 13,738-13,751 (2008).
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Koenig, K.

B.-G. Wang, K. Koenig, I. Riemann, R. Krieg, and K.-J. Halbhuber, "Intraocular multiphoton microscopy with subcellular spatial resolution by infrared femtosecond lasers," Histochem. Cell. Biol. 126(4), 507-515 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Krasieva, T.

J. Lyubovitsky, J. Spencer, T. Krasieva, B. Andersen, and B. Tromberg, "Imaging corneal pathology in a transgenic mouse model using nonlinear microscopy," J. Biomed. Opt. 11(1), 014013 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Krieg, R.

B.-G. Wang, K. Koenig, I. Riemann, R. Krieg, and K.-J. Halbhuber, "Intraocular multiphoton microscopy with subcellular spatial resolution by infrared femtosecond lasers," Histochem. Cell. Biol. 126(4), 507-515 (2006).
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Lee, W.-J.

Legeais, J.-M.

F. Aptel, N. Olivier, A. Deniset-Besseau, J.-M. Legeais, K. Plamann, M.-C. Schanne-Klein, and E. Beaurepaire, "Multimodal nonlinear imaging of the human cornea," Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci.  51 (2010, in press).

Lin, H.-H.

S.-W. Teng, H.-Y. Tan, J.-L. Peng, H.-H. Lin, K. Kim, W. Lo, Y. Sun, W.-C. Lin, S.-J. Lin, S.-H. Jee, P. So, and C.-Y. Dong, "Multiphoton autofluorescence and second-harmonic generation imaging of the ex vivo porcine eye," Invest. Ophtalmol. Vis. Sci. 47(3), 5251-5259 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Lin, S.-J.

S.-W. Teng, H.-Y. Tan, J.-L. Peng, H.-H. Lin, K. Kim, W. Lo, Y. Sun, W.-C. Lin, S.-J. Lin, S.-H. Jee, P. So, and C.-Y. Dong, "Multiphoton autofluorescence and second-harmonic generation imaging of the ex vivo porcine eye," Invest. Ophtalmol. Vis. Sci. 47(3), 5251-5259 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Lin, W.-C.

S.-W. Teng, H.-Y. Tan, J.-L. Peng, H.-H. Lin, K. Kim, W. Lo, Y. Sun, W.-C. Lin, S.-J. Lin, S.-H. Jee, P. So, and C.-Y. Dong, "Multiphoton autofluorescence and second-harmonic generation imaging of the ex vivo porcine eye," Invest. Ophtalmol. Vis. Sci. 47(3), 5251-5259 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Lo, W.

S.-W. Teng, H.-Y. Tan, J.-L. Peng, H.-H. Lin, K. Kim, W. Lo, Y. Sun, W.-C. Lin, S.-J. Lin, S.-H. Jee, P. So, and C.-Y. Dong, "Multiphoton autofluorescence and second-harmonic generation imaging of the ex vivo porcine eye," Invest. Ophtalmol. Vis. Sci. 47(3), 5251-5259 (2006).
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Lyubovitsky, J.

J. Lyubovitsky, J. Spencer, T. Krasieva, B. Andersen, and B. Tromberg, "Imaging corneal pathology in a transgenic mouse model using nonlinear microscopy," J. Biomed. Opt. 11(1), 014013 (2006).
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Malta, J.

H. Soong and J. Malta, "Femtosecond lasers in ophthalmology," Am. J. Ophthalmol. 147(2), 189-197 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Martin, J.-L.

M. Strupler, A.-M. Pena, M. Hernest, P.-L. Tharaux, J.-L. Martin, E. Beaurepaire, and M.-C. Schanne-Klein, "Second harmonic imaging and scoring of collagen in fibrotic tissues," Opt. Express 15(7), 4054-4065 (2007).
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W. Supatto, D. Debarre, B. Moulia, E. Brouzes, J.-L. Martin, E. Farge, and E. Beaurepaire, "In vivo modulation of morphogenetic movements in Drosophila embryos with femtosecond laser pulses," Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 102(4), 1047-1052 (2005).
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Masters, B. R.

D. W. Piston, B. R. Masters, and W. W. Webb, "3-Dimensionally Resolved Nad(P)H Cellular Metabolic Redox Imaging of the in-Situ Cornea with 2-Photon Excitation Laser-Scanning Microscopy," J. Microsc.-Oxford 178, 20-27 (1995).

Matteini, P.

Morishige, N.

N. Morishige, A. Wahlert, M. Kenney, D. Brown, K. Kawamoto, T. Chikama, T. Nishida, and J. Jester, "Secondharmonic imaging microscopy of normal human and keratoconus cornea," Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 48(3), 1087-94 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Moulia, B.

W. Supatto, D. Debarre, B. Moulia, E. Brouzes, J.-L. Martin, E. Farge, and E. Beaurepaire, "In vivo modulation of morphogenetic movements in Drosophila embryos with femtosecond laser pulses," Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 102(4), 1047-1052 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Muller, M.

M. Muller, J. Squier, K. R. Wilson, and G. Brakenhoff, "3D-microscopy of transparent objects using thirdharmonic generation," J. Microsc. 191, 266-274 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Nassif, N.

Nishida, T.

N. Morishige, A. Wahlert, M. Kenney, D. Brown, K. Kawamoto, T. Chikama, T. Nishida, and J. Jester, "Secondharmonic imaging microscopy of normal human and keratoconus cornea," Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 48(3), 1087-94 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Noack, J.

A. Vogel, J. Noack, G. Huttman, and G. Paltauf, "Mechanisms of femtosecond laser nanosurgery of cells and tissues," Appl. Phys. B 81(8), 1015-1047 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Olivier, N.

F. Aptel, N. Olivier, A. Deniset-Besseau, J.-M. Legeais, K. Plamann, M.-C. Schanne-Klein, and E. Beaurepaire, "Multimodal nonlinear imaging of the human cornea," Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci.  51 (2010, in press).

N. Olivier and E. Beaurepaire, "Third-harmonic generation microscopy with focus-engineered beams: a numerical study," Opt. Express 16(19), 14,703-14,715 (2008).
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Oron, D.

D. Oron, D. Yelin, E. Tal, S. Raz, R. Fachima, and Y. Silberberg, "Depth-resolved structural imaging by thirdharmonic generation microscopy," J. Struct. Biol. 147(1), 3-11 (2004).
[CrossRef]

D. Oron, E. Tal, and Y. Silberberg, "Depth-resolved multiphoton polarization microscopy by third-harmonic generation," Opt. Lett. 28(23), 2315 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Ozaki, T.

Paltauf, G.

A. Vogel, J. Noack, G. Huttman, and G. Paltauf, "Mechanisms of femtosecond laser nanosurgery of cells and tissues," Appl. Phys. B 81(8), 1015-1047 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Papas, E.

I. Jalbert, F. Stapleton, E. Papas, D. Sweeney, and M. Coroneo, "In vivo confocal microscopy of the human cornea," Br. J. Ophthalmol. 87, 225-36 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Pavone, F. S.

Pena, A.-M.

M. Strupler, A.-M. Pena, M. Hernest, P.-L. Tharaux, J.-L. Martin, E. Beaurepaire, and M.-C. Schanne-Klein, "Second harmonic imaging and scoring of collagen in fibrotic tissues," Opt. Express 15(7), 4054-4065 (2007).
[CrossRef]

D. Debarre, W. Supatto, A.-M. Pena, A. Fabre, T. Tordjmann, L. Combettes, M.-C. Schanne-Klein, and E. Beaurepaire, "Imaging lipid bodies in cells and tissues using third-harmonic generation microscopy," Nat. Methods 3(1), 47-53 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Peng, J.-L.

S.-W. Teng, H.-Y. Tan, J.-L. Peng, H.-H. Lin, K. Kim, W. Lo, Y. Sun, W.-C. Lin, S.-J. Lin, S.-H. Jee, P. So, and C.-Y. Dong, "Multiphoton autofluorescence and second-harmonic generation imaging of the ex vivo porcine eye," Invest. Ophtalmol. Vis. Sci. 47(3), 5251-5259 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Pini, R.

Piston, D. W.

D. W. Piston, B. R. Masters, and W. W. Webb, "3-Dimensionally Resolved Nad(P)H Cellular Metabolic Redox Imaging of the in-Situ Cornea with 2-Photon Excitation Laser-Scanning Microscopy," J. Microsc.-Oxford 178, 20-27 (1995).

Plamann, K.

F. Aptel, N. Olivier, A. Deniset-Besseau, J.-M. Legeais, K. Plamann, M.-C. Schanne-Klein, and E. Beaurepaire, "Multimodal nonlinear imaging of the human cornea," Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci.  51 (2010, in press).

Ratto, F.

Raz, S.

D. Oron, D. Yelin, E. Tal, S. Raz, R. Fachima, and Y. Silberberg, "Depth-resolved structural imaging by thirdharmonic generation microscopy," J. Struct. Biol. 147(1), 3-11 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Riemann, I.

B.-G. Wang, K. Koenig, I. Riemann, R. Krieg, and K.-J. Halbhuber, "Intraocular multiphoton microscopy with subcellular spatial resolution by infrared femtosecond lasers," Histochem. Cell. Biol. 126(4), 507-515 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Rossi, F.

Schanne-Klein, M.-C.

F. Aptel, N. Olivier, A. Deniset-Besseau, J.-M. Legeais, K. Plamann, M.-C. Schanne-Klein, and E. Beaurepaire, "Multimodal nonlinear imaging of the human cornea," Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci.  51 (2010, in press).

M. Strupler, A.-M. Pena, M. Hernest, P.-L. Tharaux, J.-L. Martin, E. Beaurepaire, and M.-C. Schanne-Klein, "Second harmonic imaging and scoring of collagen in fibrotic tissues," Opt. Express 15(7), 4054-4065 (2007).
[CrossRef]

D. Debarre, W. Supatto, A.-M. Pena, A. Fabre, T. Tordjmann, L. Combettes, M.-C. Schanne-Klein, and E. Beaurepaire, "Imaging lipid bodies in cells and tissues using third-harmonic generation microscopy," Nat. Methods 3(1), 47-53 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Shieh, D.-B.

Silberberg, Y.

D. Oron, D. Yelin, E. Tal, S. Raz, R. Fachima, and Y. Silberberg, "Depth-resolved structural imaging by thirdharmonic generation microscopy," J. Struct. Biol. 147(1), 3-11 (2004).
[CrossRef]

D. Oron, E. Tal, and Y. Silberberg, "Depth-resolved multiphoton polarization microscopy by third-harmonic generation," Opt. Lett. 28(23), 2315 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Y. Barad, H. Eisenberg, M. Horowitz, and Y. Silberberg, "Nonlinear scanning laser microscopy by third harmonic generation," Appl. Phys. Lett. 70, 922-924 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Singh, K.

So, P.

S.-W. Teng, H.-Y. Tan, J.-L. Peng, H.-H. Lin, K. Kim, W. Lo, Y. Sun, W.-C. Lin, S.-J. Lin, S.-H. Jee, P. So, and C.-Y. Dong, "Multiphoton autofluorescence and second-harmonic generation imaging of the ex vivo porcine eye," Invest. Ophtalmol. Vis. Sci. 47(3), 5251-5259 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Soong, H.

H. Soong and J. Malta, "Femtosecond lasers in ophthalmology," Am. J. Ophthalmol. 147(2), 189-197 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Spencer, J.

J. Lyubovitsky, J. Spencer, T. Krasieva, B. Andersen, and B. Tromberg, "Imaging corneal pathology in a transgenic mouse model using nonlinear microscopy," J. Biomed. Opt. 11(1), 014013 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Squier, J.

M. Muller, J. Squier, K. R. Wilson, and G. Brakenhoff, "3D-microscopy of transparent objects using thirdharmonic generation," J. Microsc. 191, 266-274 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Stapleton, F.

I. Jalbert, F. Stapleton, E. Papas, D. Sweeney, and M. Coroneo, "In vivo confocal microscopy of the human cornea," Br. J. Ophthalmol. 87, 225-36 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Stringari, C.

Strupler, M.

Sun, C. K.

S. Y. Chen, H. C. Yu, I. J. Wang, and C. K. Sun, "Infrared-based third and second harmonic generation imaging of cornea," J. Biomed. Opt. 14(4), 044012 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Sun, C.-K.

Sun, Y.

S.-W. Teng, H.-Y. Tan, J.-L. Peng, H.-H. Lin, K. Kim, W. Lo, Y. Sun, W.-C. Lin, S.-J. Lin, S.-H. Jee, P. So, and C.-Y. Dong, "Multiphoton autofluorescence and second-harmonic generation imaging of the ex vivo porcine eye," Invest. Ophtalmol. Vis. Sci. 47(3), 5251-5259 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Supatto, W.

D. Debarre, W. Supatto, A.-M. Pena, A. Fabre, T. Tordjmann, L. Combettes, M.-C. Schanne-Klein, and E. Beaurepaire, "Imaging lipid bodies in cells and tissues using third-harmonic generation microscopy," Nat. Methods 3(1), 47-53 (2006).
[CrossRef]

W. Supatto, D. Debarre, B. Moulia, E. Brouzes, J.-L. Martin, E. Farge, and E. Beaurepaire, "In vivo modulation of morphogenetic movements in Drosophila embryos with femtosecond laser pulses," Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 102(4), 1047-1052 (2005).
[CrossRef]

D. Debarre, W. Supatto, and E. Beaurepaire, "Structure sensitivity in third-harmonic generation microscopy," Opt. Lett. 30(16), 2134-2136 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Sweeney, D.

I. Jalbert, F. Stapleton, E. Papas, D. Sweeney, and M. Coroneo, "In vivo confocal microscopy of the human cornea," Br. J. Ophthalmol. 87, 225-36 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Tai, S.-P.

Tal, E.

D. Oron, D. Yelin, E. Tal, S. Raz, R. Fachima, and Y. Silberberg, "Depth-resolved structural imaging by thirdharmonic generation microscopy," J. Struct. Biol. 147(1), 3-11 (2004).
[CrossRef]

D. Oron, E. Tal, and Y. Silberberg, "Depth-resolved multiphoton polarization microscopy by third-harmonic generation," Opt. Lett. 28(23), 2315 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Tan, H.-Y.

S.-W. Teng, H.-Y. Tan, J.-L. Peng, H.-H. Lin, K. Kim, W. Lo, Y. Sun, W.-C. Lin, S.-J. Lin, S.-H. Jee, P. So, and C.-Y. Dong, "Multiphoton autofluorescence and second-harmonic generation imaging of the ex vivo porcine eye," Invest. Ophtalmol. Vis. Sci. 47(3), 5251-5259 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Tang, P.

Teng, S.-W.

S.-W. Teng, H.-Y. Tan, J.-L. Peng, H.-H. Lin, K. Kim, W. Lo, Y. Sun, W.-C. Lin, S.-J. Lin, S.-H. Jee, P. So, and C.-Y. Dong, "Multiphoton autofluorescence and second-harmonic generation imaging of the ex vivo porcine eye," Invest. Ophtalmol. Vis. Sci. 47(3), 5251-5259 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Tharaux, P.-L.

Tordjmann, T.

D. Debarre, W. Supatto, A.-M. Pena, A. Fabre, T. Tordjmann, L. Combettes, M.-C. Schanne-Klein, and E. Beaurepaire, "Imaging lipid bodies in cells and tissues using third-harmonic generation microscopy," Nat. Methods 3(1), 47-53 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Tromberg, B.

J. Lyubovitsky, J. Spencer, T. Krasieva, B. Andersen, and B. Tromberg, "Imaging corneal pathology in a transgenic mouse model using nonlinear microscopy," J. Biomed. Opt. 11(1), 014013 (2006).
[CrossRef]

A. Yeh, N. Nassif, A. Zoumi, and B. Tromberg, "Selective corneal imaging using combined second-harmonic generation and two-photon excited fluorescence," Opt. Lett. 27(23), 2082-2084 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Vogel, A.

A. Vogel, J. Noack, G. Huttman, and G. Paltauf, "Mechanisms of femtosecond laser nanosurgery of cells and tissues," Appl. Phys. B 81(8), 1015-1047 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Wahlert, A.

N. Morishige, A. Wahlert, M. Kenney, D. Brown, K. Kawamoto, T. Chikama, T. Nishida, and J. Jester, "Secondharmonic imaging microscopy of normal human and keratoconus cornea," Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 48(3), 1087-94 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Wang, B.-G.

B.-G. Wang, K. Koenig, I. Riemann, R. Krieg, and K.-J. Halbhuber, "Intraocular multiphoton microscopy with subcellular spatial resolution by infrared femtosecond lasers," Histochem. Cell. Biol. 126(4), 507-515 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Wang, I. J.

S. Y. Chen, H. C. Yu, I. J. Wang, and C. K. Sun, "Infrared-based third and second harmonic generation imaging of cornea," J. Biomed. Opt. 14(4), 044012 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Webb, W.

R. Williams, W. Zipfel, and W. Webb, "Interpreting second-harmonic images of collagen I fibrils," Biophys. J. 88, 1377-1386 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Webb, W. W.

D. W. Piston, B. R. Masters, and W. W. Webb, "3-Dimensionally Resolved Nad(P)H Cellular Metabolic Redox Imaging of the in-Situ Cornea with 2-Photon Excitation Laser-Scanning Microscopy," J. Microsc.-Oxford 178, 20-27 (1995).

Williams, R.

R. Williams, W. Zipfel, and W. Webb, "Interpreting second-harmonic images of collagen I fibrils," Biophys. J. 88, 1377-1386 (2005).
[CrossRef]

W. Zipfel, R. Williams, and W. Webb, "Nonlinear magic:multiphoton microscopy in the biosciences," Nat. Biotechnol. 21(11), 1369-1377 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Wilson, K. R.

M. Muller, J. Squier, K. R. Wilson, and G. Brakenhoff, "3D-microscopy of transparent objects using thirdharmonic generation," J. Microsc. 191, 266-274 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Wu, P.-C.

Wu, Q. F.

Q. F. Wu and A. T. Yeh, "Rabbit cornea microstructure response to changes intraocular pressure visualized by using nonlinear optical microscopy," Cornea 27(2), 202-208 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Xie, X.

Yeh, A.

Yeh, A. T.

Q. F. Wu and A. T. Yeh, "Rabbit cornea microstructure response to changes intraocular pressure visualized by using nonlinear optical microscopy," Cornea 27(2), 202-208 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Yelin, D.

D. Oron, D. Yelin, E. Tal, S. Raz, R. Fachima, and Y. Silberberg, "Depth-resolved structural imaging by thirdharmonic generation microscopy," J. Struct. Biol. 147(1), 3-11 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Yu, C.-H.

Yu, H. C.

S. Y. Chen, H. C. Yu, I. J. Wang, and C. K. Sun, "Infrared-based third and second harmonic generation imaging of cornea," J. Biomed. Opt. 14(4), 044012 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Zettel, M. L.

Zipfel, W.

R. Williams, W. Zipfel, and W. Webb, "Interpreting second-harmonic images of collagen I fibrils," Biophys. J. 88, 1377-1386 (2005).
[CrossRef]

W. Zipfel, R. Williams, and W. Webb, "Nonlinear magic:multiphoton microscopy in the biosciences," Nat. Biotechnol. 21(11), 1369-1377 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Zoumi, A.

Am. J. Ophthalmol. (1)

H. Soong and J. Malta, "Femtosecond lasers in ophthalmology," Am. J. Ophthalmol. 147(2), 189-197 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Phys. B (1)

A. Vogel, J. Noack, G. Huttman, and G. Paltauf, "Mechanisms of femtosecond laser nanosurgery of cells and tissues," Appl. Phys. B 81(8), 1015-1047 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Phys. Lett. (1)

Y. Barad, H. Eisenberg, M. Horowitz, and Y. Silberberg, "Nonlinear scanning laser microscopy by third harmonic generation," Appl. Phys. Lett. 70, 922-924 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Biophys. J. (2)

R. Williams, W. Zipfel, and W. Webb, "Interpreting second-harmonic images of collagen I fibrils," Biophys. J. 88, 1377-1386 (2005).
[CrossRef]

D. Debarre and E. Beaurepaire, "Quantitative characterization of biological liquids for third-harmonic generation microscopy," Biophys. J. 92(2), 603-612 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Br. J. Ophthalmol. (1)

I. Jalbert, F. Stapleton, E. Papas, D. Sweeney, and M. Coroneo, "In vivo confocal microscopy of the human cornea," Br. J. Ophthalmol. 87, 225-36 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Cornea (1)

Q. F. Wu and A. T. Yeh, "Rabbit cornea microstructure response to changes intraocular pressure visualized by using nonlinear optical microscopy," Cornea 27(2), 202-208 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Histochem. Cell. Biol. (1)

B.-G. Wang, K. Koenig, I. Riemann, R. Krieg, and K.-J. Halbhuber, "Intraocular multiphoton microscopy with subcellular spatial resolution by infrared femtosecond lasers," Histochem. Cell. Biol. 126(4), 507-515 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Invest. Ophtalmol. Vis. Sci. (1)

S.-W. Teng, H.-Y. Tan, J.-L. Peng, H.-H. Lin, K. Kim, W. Lo, Y. Sun, W.-C. Lin, S.-J. Lin, S.-H. Jee, P. So, and C.-Y. Dong, "Multiphoton autofluorescence and second-harmonic generation imaging of the ex vivo porcine eye," Invest. Ophtalmol. Vis. Sci. 47(3), 5251-5259 (2006).
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