Biological X-Ray Microscopy with a Compact Laser System

  • Martin Richardson
  • Masataka Kado
  • David Torres
  • Yoshimasa Yamamoto
  • Herman Friedman
  • Jayshree Rajyaguru
  • Michael Muszynski


We describe progress being made in an x-ray imaging technology that provides high-resolution single frame x-ray images of in-vitro specimens captured in a time sufficiently short that radiation damage mechanisms to the structure are not recorded. Several different biology and medical research groups find this type of microscopy particularly well-suited to the detailed analysis of sub-cellular features, and to the study of live organisms subjected to various forms of external stimuli. This technology utilizes bright x-ray sources produced by compact pulse laser systems. The incorporation of advanced x-ray optical and electron-optical systems will lead to the development of a compact, real-time x-ray microscope, having a broad range of applications.


Laser Plasma Phase Conjugate Mirror Fine Cell Structure Glass Laser System Diverse User Group 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Richardson
    • 1
  • Masataka Kado
    • 1
  • David Torres
    • 1
  • Yoshimasa Yamamoto
    • 2
  • Herman Friedman
    • 2
  • Jayshree Rajyaguru
    • 3
  • Michael Muszynski
    • 3
  1. 1.LPL, CREOLUniversity of Central FloridaOrlandoUSA
  2. 2.College of MedicineUniversity of South FloridaTampaUSA
  3. 3.The Nemours Children’s ClinicArnold Palmer Hospital for Children & WomenOrlandoUSA

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