Optical Interferometry

Physics of Wave Phenomena

, Volume 19, Issue 1, pp 10-12

First online:

Phase visualization in the study of cellular structures by confocal microscopy

  • V. V. LobyntsevaAffiliated withLobachevsky Nizhni Novgorod State University Email author 
  • , Yu. N. ZakharovAffiliated withLobachevsky Nizhni Novgorod State University

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It is experimentally shown that recording of the axial hologram, along with the confocal image, expands the possibilities of studying biological structures. Specifically, this approach makes it possible to visualize the phase of object wave without significant changes in the confocal microscope design and using standard methods for image processing.