Abstract

We propose a new type of confocal microscope using Fresnel incoherent correlation holography (FINCH). Presented here is a confocal configuration of FINCH using a phase pinhole and point illumination that is able to suppress out-of-focus information from the recorded hologram and hence combine the super-resolution capabilities of FINCH with the sectioning capabilities of confocal microscopy.

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M. Minsky, Scanning 10, 128 (1988).
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W. B. Amos, J. G. White, Biol. Cell 95, 335 (2003).
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Chmelík, R.

R. Chmelík, Z. Harna, Opt. Eng. 38, 1635 (1999).
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R. Chmelík, Z. Harna, Opt. Eng. 38, 1635 (1999).
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Hashimoto, N.

Jovin, T. M.

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Rosen, J.

Siegel, N.

Sun, P.-C.

Tanabe, A.

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Verbeek, P. W.

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Webb, R. H.

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W. B. Amos, J. G. White, Biol. Cell 95, 335 (2003).
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P. J. Verveer, Q. S. Hanley, P. W. Verbeek, L. J. Van Vliet, T. M. Jovin, J. Microsc. 189, 192 (1998).
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R. Chmelík, Z. Harna, Opt. Eng. 38, 1635 (1999).
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Rep. Prog. Phys. (1)

R. H. Webb, Rep. Prog. Phys. 59, 427 (1996).
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M. Minsky, Scanning 10, 128 (1988).
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Figures (3)

Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

Schematics of FINCH recorders: (a) a dual-lens FINCH system; (b), (c) the proposed confocal FINCH systems. P1 and P2, polarizers; Lo, objective lens; Lc, converging lens; SLM1 and SLM2, spatial light modulators; CCD, charge-coupled device.

Fig. 2.
Fig. 2.

Experimental setup: RC1 and RC2, resolution charts; BS1, BS2, and BS3, beam splitters; P1 and P2, polarizers; Lo, objective lens; Lc, converging lens; SLM1 and SLM2, spatial light modulators; CCD, charge-coupled device.

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

Experimental results: (a) FINCH reconstruction of a 16.0cycles/mm resolution chart located 30 cm away from the objective lens, with the 18.0cycles/mm resolution chart at 31 cm; (b) FINCH reconstruction of a 18.0cycles/mm resolution chart located 30 cm away from the objective lens, with the 16.0cycles/mm resolution chart at 29 cm; (c), (d) the optical sectioning FINCH equivalents of (a) and (b), respectively.

Equations (4)

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G(r⃗;r⃗l)={exp(iφk)|r⃗r⃗lr⃗s|r1exp(iα|r⃗r⃗lr⃗s|)P(r⃗/R2)Otherwise,
I=|c1eiφkQ(1l1)hill(zo)hdet(ma,1zo)+c2Q(1l2)hill(zo)|2,
H(x,y)=coQ(1zr)hill(zo)hill*(zo)hdet(ma,1zo)P(r⃗/RH),
h(u,v;zo)=H(x,y)*Q(1zr)hill(zo)hill*(zo)hdet(ma,1zo)F{P(λzrr⃗/RH)}|hill(zo)|2hdet(ma,1zo)Jinc(2πRHλzru2+v2),

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