Quantitative phase-shifting DIC using programmable spatial light modulators

Tan H. Nguyen, Chris Edwards, Lynford L. Goddard, Gabriel Popescu

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Abstract

A quantitative phase-shifting Differential Interference Contrast (DIC) system is built using a programmable spatial light modulator (SLM). Our system offers halo-free phase gradient images with low illumination coherence and very good axial sectioning. Results are presented for standard polystyrene micro-beads and live cells.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuantitative Phase Imaging
EditorsYongKeun Park, Gabriel Popescu
PublisherSPIE
ISBN (Electronic)9781628414264
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015
Event1st Conference on Quantitative Phase Imaging, QPI 2015 - San Francisco, United States
Duration: Feb 7 2015Feb 10 2015

Publication series

NameProgress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE
Volume9336
ISSN (Print)1605-7422

Other

Other1st Conference on Quantitative Phase Imaging, QPI 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Francisco
Period2/7/152/10/15

Keywords

  • Quantitative DIC
  • halo-free
  • microscopy
  • programmable spatial light modulator

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Biomaterials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Nguyen, T. H., Edwards, C., Goddard, L. L., & Popescu, G. (2015). Quantitative phase-shifting DIC using programmable spatial light modulators. In Y. Park, & G. Popescu (Eds.), Quantitative Phase Imaging [93360P] (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; Vol. 9336). SPIE. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2080370