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super-resolution microscopy

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Super-resolution microscopy is a form of light microscopy that allows images to be taken with a higher resolution than the diffraction limit. Several different methods can be used to achieve beyond-diffraction limit resolution and these can be broadly divided in two categories: "true" super-resolution techniques, which capture information contained in evanescent waves, and "functional" super-resolution techniques, which use clever experimental techniques and known limitations on the matter being imaged to reconstruct a super-resolution image. [ PMID:14755292 ]

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super resolution microscopy

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super-resolution microscopy

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2016-02-11T11:10:32Z

definition

Super-resolution microscopy is a form of light microscopy that allows images to be taken with a higher resolution than the diffraction limit. Several different methods can be used to achieve beyond-diffraction limit resolution and these can be broadly divided in two categories: "true" super-resolution techniques, which capture information contained in evanescent waves, and "functional" super-resolution techniques, which use clever experimental techniques and known limitations on the matter being imaged to reconstruct a super-resolution image.

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super resolution microscopy, super-resolution microscopy

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MI:2213

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