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

Christopher Fang-Yen, Seungeun Oh, Sen Song, H. 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
Title of host publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528071, 9781557528070
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes
EventBiomedical Topical Meeting, BIO 2006 - Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States
Duration: 2006 Mar 192006 Mar 19

Other

OtherBiomedical Topical Meeting, BIO 2006
CountryUnited States
CityFort Lauderdale, FL
Period06/3/1906/3/19

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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