Simultaneous Spatial and Temporal Focusing of Femtosecond Pulses

TitleSimultaneous Spatial and Temporal Focusing of Femtosecond Pulses
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsZhu, G, van Howe, J, Durst, ME, Zipfel, W, Xu, C
Conference NameConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems TechnologiesConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies
Date Published2005
PublisherOptical Society of America
Conference LocationBaltimore, Maryland
KeywordsMedical and biological imaging, Medical optics and biotechnology, Microscopy, Three-dimensional microscopy
Abstract

<p>We experimentally demonstrate the concept of simultaneous spatial and temporal focusing of femtosecond pulses. Our technique has the potential to significantly reduce background excitation which fundamentally limits the imaging depth in scattering biological specimens.</p>

URLhttp://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=CLEO-2005-CWP1
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