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Opt Express. 2012 Aug 27;20(18):20705-14. doi: 10.1364/OE.20.020705.

Chromatically-corrected, high-efficiency, multi-colour, multi-plane 3D imaging.

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  • 1Department of Precision Machinery and Precision Instrumentation, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, 230027, China.

Abstract

It is shown that grisms, a grating and prism combination, are a simple way to achieve chromatic control in 3D multi-plane imaging. A pair of grisms, whose separation can be varied, provide a collimated beam with a tuneable chromatic shear from a collimated polychromatic input. This simple control permits the correction of chromatic smearing in 3D imaging using off-axis Fresnel zone plates and improved control of the axial profile of a focussed spot in multi-photon experiments.

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