Resolution enhancement in confocal scanning microscopy by a radially polarized beam with phase modulation

Yuichi Kozawa, Shunichi Sato

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Abstract

We evaluate spatial resolution in fluorescence confocal scanning microscopy using a radially polarized beam with concentric phase modulation. The enhancement of lateral resolution is predicted with side-lobe suppression due to a confocal aperture.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNovel Techniques in Microscopy, NTM 2011
PublisherOptical Society of American (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529091
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Jan 1
EventNovel Techniques in Microscopy, NTM 2011 - Monterey, CA, United States
Duration: 2011 Apr 42011 Apr 6

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherNovel Techniques in Microscopy, NTM 2011
CountryUnited States
CityMonterey, CA
Period11/4/411/4/6

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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