References on Optical Microscopy 


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Aaron D Robison, Da Huang, Hyunsook Jung, and Paul S Cremer

Fluorescence modulation sensing of positively and negatively charged proteins on lipid bilayers

Biointerphases 8, 1 (2013); doi: 10.1186/1559-4106-8-1 (PDF File)




Kohki Okabe, Noriko Inada, Chie Gota, Yoshie Harada, Takashi Funatsu & Seiichi Uchiyama

Intracellular temperature mapping with a fluorescent polymeric thermometer and fluorescence lifetime imaging microsc

Nature Communications 3:705, 1-9 (2012)  (PDF File)



Susanne Schrof, Thorsten Staudt, Eva Rittweger, Nina Wittenmayer, Thomas Dresbach, Johann Engelhardt, and Stefan W. Hell

STED nanoscopy with mass-produced laser diodes

Optics Express 19(9) 8066-8072 (2011) (PDF File)


Tim Grotjohann, Ilaria Testa, Marcel Leutenegger, Hannes Bock, Nicolai T. Urban, Flavie Lavoie-Cardinal,Katrin I.Willig, Christian Eggeling, Stefan Jakobs & Stefan W. Hell

Diffraction-unlimited all-optical imaging and writing with a photochromic GFP

Nature 478: 204-208 (2011) (PDF File)


Ankur Jain, Ruijie Liu, Biswarathan Ramani, Edwin Arauz, Yuji Ishitsuka, Kaushik Ragunathan, Jeehae Park, Jie Chen, Yang K. Xiang & Taekjip Ha

Probing cellular protein complexes using single-molecule pull-down

Nature 473, 484-488 (2011) (PDF File)





Fast STED microscopy with continuous wave fiber lasers

Gael Moneron, Rebecca Medda, Birka Hein, Arnold Giske, Volker Westphal, and Stefan W. Hell

OPTICS EXPRESS 18 (2): 1302-1309  (2010) (PDF File)


Observation and control of blinking nitrogenvacancy centres in discrete nanodiamonds

C. Bradac, T. Gaebel, N. Naidoo, M. J. Sellars, J. Twamley, L. J. Brown, A. S. Barnard, T. Plakhotnik, A. V. Zvyagin and J. R. Rabeau

Nat. Nanotechnol. 5: 345-349 (2010). (PDF File)





Interferometric fluorescent super-resolution microscopy resolves 3D cellular ultrastructure

Gleb Shtengel, James A. Galbraith, Catherine G. Galbraith, Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartzd, Jennifer M. Gillette, Suliana Manley, Rachid Sougrat, Clare M. Waterman, Pakorn Kanchanawong, Michael W. Davidson, Richard D. Fetter, and Harald F. Hess

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 106: 3125-3130 (2009) (PDF File)




Difraction-unlimitted optical microscopy

Peter Dedecker, Johan Hofkens, and Jun-ichi Hotta

materialstoday microscopy special issue: 12-21 (2008) (PDF File)


Video-rate far-field optical nanoscopy dissects synaptic vesicles movement.

Volker Westphal, Silvio O. Rizzoli, Marcel A. Lauterbach, Dirk Kamin, Reinhard Jahn, and Stefan W. Hel

Science 320: 246-249 (2008) (PDF File)


Label-free biomedical imaging with high sensitivity by stimulated raman scattering microscopy

Christian W. Freudinger, Wei Min, Brian G. Saar, Sijia Lu, Gary R. Holtom, Chengwei He, Jason C. Tsai, Jing X. Kang, and X, Sunney Xie

Science 322:1857-1861 (2008) (PDF File)


Advances in Single-Molecule Fluorescence Methods for Molecular Biology

Chirlmin Joo, Hamza Balci, Yuji Ishitsuka, Chittanon Buranachai, and Taekjip Ha

Annu. Rev. Biochem. 77: 51-76 (2008). (PDF File)



Nanometric thre-dimensional tracking of individual quantum dots in cells

Laurent Holtzer, Tobias Meckel, and Thomas Schmidt

Appl. Phys. Lett. 90: 053902 (pp3) (2007). (PDF File)


Interferometric synthetic aperture microscopy

Tyler S. Ralston, Daniel L. Marks, P. Scott Carney, and Stephen A. Boppart

Nature Physics 3: 129-134 (2007). (PDF File)



Basic buildng units and properties of a fluorescence single plane illumination microscopy

K. Greger, J. Swonger, and E.H.K. Stelzer

Rev. Sci. Instrum. 78: 023705 (2007). (PDF File)


Magnifying superlens in the visible frequency range

Igor I. Smolyaninov, Yu-Ju Hung, and Christopher C. Davis

Science 315: 1699-1701 (2007). (PDF File)



1 Gerald Donnert, Jan Keller, Rebecca Medda, M. Alexandra Andrei, Silvio O. Rizzoli, Reihard Loehrmann, Reihard Jahn, Christian Eggeling, and Stefan W. Hell

Macromolecular-scale resolution in biological fluorescence microscopy

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 103(31):11440-11445 (2006) (PDF File)


A non-Gaussian distribution quantifies distances measured with fluorescence localization techniques

L. Stirling Churchman, Henrik Flyvbjerg, and James A, Spudich

Biophys. J. 90: 668-671 (2006). (PDF File)






Single molecule high-resolution colocalization of Cy3 and Cy5 attached to macromolecules measures intramolecular distances through time

L. Stirling Churchman, Zeynep Oekten, Ronald S. Rock, John F. Dawson, and James A. Spudicj

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 102(5): 1419-1423 (2005) (PDF File)



Special issues on optical microscopy

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