High-Throughput Optical Microscopy for Cancer Detection
limitation by performing sensitive blur-free image acquisition and non-stop real-time image-recording and classification of a large number of cells during high-speed flow. The technology is expected to hold great promise for early, non-invasive, low-cost detection of cancer.
imaging method that provides ~10 MHz frame rate, ~100 ps shutter speed, and ~30 dB ( 1000) optical image gain. As of today, STEAM holds world records for shutter speed and frame rate in continuous real-time imaging. STEAM employs the photonic time stretch along with optical image amplification to circumvent the fundamental trade-off between sensitivity and speed that affects virtually all optical imaging and sensing systems. With this calculator, you will be able to determine spatial and temporal resolution of 1D STEAM System. Please click the schematic or link to explore further.
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