Super-Resolution Imaging in Biomedicine (Hardcover)

Super-Resolution Imaging in Biomedicine By Alberto Diaspro (Editor), Marc A. M. J. Van Zandvoort (Editor) Cover Image
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This book encompasses the full breadth of the super-resolution imaging field, representing modern techniques that exceed the traditional diffraction limit, thereby opening up new applications in biomedicine. It shows readers how to use the new tools to increase resolution in sub-nanometer-scale images of living cells and tissue, which leads to new information about molecules, pathways and dynamics. The book highlights the advantages and disadvantages of the techniques, and gives state-of-the-art examples of applications using microscopes currently available on the market. It covers key techniques such as stimulated emission depletion (STED), structured illumination microscopy (SSIM), photoactivated localization microscopy (PALM), and stochastic optical reconstruction microscopy (STORM). It will be a useful reference for biomedical researchers who want to work with super-resolution imaging, learn the proper technique for their application, and simultaneously obtain a solid footing in other techniques.

About the Author


Alberto Diaspro, Ph.D, is a professor of applied physics and head of the Nanophysics Unit of the Italian Institute of Technology. He also founded the Laboratory for Advanced Microscopy, Bioimaging, and Spectroscopy (LAMBS).Marc A.M.J. van Zandvoort, Ph.D, is the leader of the Two-Photon Core Facility in Aachen and head of the Advanced Microscopy Unit in the Department of Genetics and Cell Biology at Maastricht University, Netherlands.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781482244342
ISBN-10: 1482244349
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: October 14th, 2016
Pages: 426
Language: English
Series: Series in Cellular and Clinical Imaging