Differential heterodyne Mach-Zehnder interferometer for measurement of nanometer-scale motions in living cells

Christopher Fang-Yen, Seungeun Oh, Sen Song, Hyunjune Sebastian Seung, Ramachandra R. Dasari, Michael S. Feld

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Abstract

We have developed a novel differential heterodyne Mach-Zehnder interferometer for measuring sub-nanometer displacements in single cells. We describe efforts to measure voltagedependent refractive index changes and mechanical fluctuations in cultured single neurons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBiomedical Topical Meeting, BIO 2006
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528071, 9781557528070
StatePublished - Jan 1 2006
Externally publishedYes
EventBiomedical Topical Meeting, BIO 2006 - Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States
Duration: Mar 19 2006Mar 19 2006

Other

OtherBiomedical Topical Meeting, BIO 2006
CountryUnited States
CityFort Lauderdale, FL
Period3/19/063/19/06

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Fang-Yen, C., Oh, S., Song, S., Seung, H. S., Dasari, R. R., & Feld, M. S. (2006). Differential heterodyne Mach-Zehnder interferometer for measurement of nanometer-scale motions in living cells. In Biomedical Topical Meeting, BIO 2006 Optical Society of America.