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Wilding, D. (author)
The goal of this thesis, called Physical and Computational Approaches to Aberration Correction In Fluorescence Microscopy, concerns itself with the development of new techniques to control adaptive fluorescence microscopes, so that they can adapt and image with increased resolution, contrast and speed inside complex three-dimensional biological...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Sainis, Salil (author), Farahani, H. (author), Gamsjäger, Ernst (author), van der Zwaag, S. (author)

Direct microscopic observation of the isothermal bainite evolution in terms of nucleation events, the location of the nuclei, as well as their growth is very valuable for the refinement of models predicting the kinetics of bainite transformation. To this aim, the microstructural evolution in a Fe-0.2C-1.5Mn-2.0Cr alloy during isothermal...

journal article 2018
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Toskovic, R. (author)
Physics at the level of an atom is dominated by laws of quantum mechanics. Often, this is entangled with a high complexity in behavior of the systems at that length scale. Unravelling the properties of a material at the atomic level is, therefore, a challenging task that easily supersedes current computational capabilities. A route to circumvent...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Guatame Garcia, L.A. (author), Buxton, M.W.N. (author)
Diatomite, a rock formed by the accumulation of opaline diatom frustules, is a preferred raw material for the manufacturing of filters. Its uniqueness relies on the high porosity and inertness of the frustules. The presence of carbonates in some diatomite ores hinders these properties. The~purpose of this study was to identify the type of...
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Spronk, S.W.F. (author), Kersemans, M. (author), Gilabert, F. A. (author), Sevenois, R.D.B. (author), Garoz, D. (author), Kassapoglou, C. (author), Van Paepegem, W. (author)

The results of a low-velocity impact programme on both carbon/epoxy and glass/polyamide-6 composite laminates are compared to the results of quasi-static indentation. Cross-ply and quasi-isotropic stacking sequences are impacted and quasi-static indentation tests are performed up to the same maximum displacement. The response of the laminates...

journal article 2018
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Antolović, I.M. (author)
The aim of this research is to explore the potential advantages of SPAD imagers used in microscopy. An ideal microscopy detector requires high sensitivity (high quantum efficiency QE or photon detection probability PDP), photon counting operation, low noise (dark current or dark count rate), timing resolution in the order of 100 ps, frame rate...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Chu, L. (author)
Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) can not only image the topography of surfaces at atomic resolution, but can also measure accurately the different interaction forces, like repulsive, adhesive and lateral existing between an AFM tip and the sample surface. Based on AFM, various extended techniques have been developed such as colloidal probe AFM,...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Weppelman, I.G.C. (author), Moerland, R.J. (author), Hoogenboom, J.P. (author), Kruit, P. (author)

We present a new method to create ultrashort electron pulses by integrating a photoconductive switch with an electrostatic deflector. This paper discusses the feasibility of such a system by analytical and numerical calculations. We argue that ultrafast electron pulses can be achieved for micrometer scale dimensions of the blanker, which are...

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Vigueras Guillen, J.P. (author), Andrinopoulou, Eleni Rosalina (author), Engel, Angela (author), Lemij, Hans G. (author), van Rooij, J. (author), Vermeer, K.A. (author), van Vliet, L.J. (author)

Corneal endothelium images obtained by in vivo specular microscopy provide important information to assess the health status of the cornea. Estimation of clinical parameters, such as cell density, polymegethism, and pleomorphism, requires accurate cell segmentation. State-of-the-art techniques to automatically segment the endothelium are...

journal article 2018
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Wilding, D. (author), Pozzi, P. (author), Soloviev, O.A. (author), Vdovine, Gleb (author), Verhaegen, M.H.G. (author)

In life sciences, interest in the microscopic imaging of increasingly complex three dimensional samples, such as cell spheroids, zebrafish embryos, and in vivo applications in small animals, is growing quickly. Due to the increasing complexity of samples, more and more life scientists are considering the implementation of adaptive optics in...

conference paper 2018
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Wilding, D. (author), Pozzi, P. (author), Soloviev, O.A. (author), Vdovine, Gleb (author), Fiolka, Reto (author), Verhaegen, M.H.G. (author)

The light-sheet fluorescence microscopy is an excellent tool for the investigation of large three dimensional microscopy samples at the cellular level, however, the ability to resolve features is strongly affected by the presence of scattering and aberrations. These effects are two fold in light-sheet microscopy, as the illumination path...

conference paper 2018
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Quintavalla, M. (author), Pozzi, P. (author), Verhaegen, M.H.G. (author), Verstraete, H.R.G.W. (author), Bonora, S. (author)

Adaptive Optics (AO) has revealed as a very promising technique for high-resolution microscopy, where the presence of optical aberrations can easily compromise the image quality. Typical AO systems however, are almost impossible to implement on commercial microscopes. We propose a simple approach by using a Multi-actuator Adaptive Lens (MAL)...

conference paper 2018
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Keyvani Janbahan, A. (author), Sadeghian, Hamed (author), Goosen, J.F.L. (author), van Keulen, A. (author)

The origin of amplitude reduction in Tapping Mode Atomic Force Microscopy (TM-AFM) is typically attributed to the shift in resonance frequency of the cantilever due to the nonlinear tip-sample interactions. In this paper, we present a different insight into the same problem which, besides explaining the amplitude reduction mechanism, provides...

journal article 2018
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Moerland, R.J. (author), Weppelman, I.G.C. (author), Scotuzzi, M. (author), Hoogenboom, J.P. (author)

Many applications in (quantum) nanophotonics rely on controlling light-matter interaction through strong, nanoscale modification of the local density of states (LDOS). All-optical techniques probing emission dynamics in active media are commonly used to measure the LDOS and benchmark experimental performance against theoretical predictions....

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Pozzi, P. (author), Wilding, D. (author), Soloviev, O.A. (author), Vdovine, Gleb (author), Verhaegen, M.H.G. (author)

In this work, we present a new confocal laser scanning microscope capable to perform sensorless wavefront optimization in real time. The device is a parallelized laser scanning microscope in which the excitation light is structured in a lattice of spots by a spatial light modulator, while a deformable mirror provides aberration correction and...

conference paper 2018
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Vigueras Guillen, J.P. (author), Engel, Angela (author), Lemij, Hans G. (author), van Rooij, Jeroen (author), Vermeer, K.A. (author), van Vliet, L.J. (author)

Clinical parameters related to the corneal endothelium can only be estimated by segmenting endothelial cell images. Specular microscopy is the current standard technique to image the endothelium, but its low SNR make the segmentation a complicated task. Recently, we proposed a method to segment such images by starting with an oversegmented...

conference paper 2018
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Mattoni, G. (author)
This thesis is an experimental investigation of the physical properties of different transition metal oxide ultra-thin films. A common feature of these various materials and structures is that they exhibit a solid-state phase transition from a metallic to an insulating state, which is triggered upon changing sample composition, or by varying an...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Collinson, LM (author), Carroll, E.C.M. (author), Hoogenboom, J.P. (author)
Whilst a ‘resolution revolution’ has taken place at the macromolecular scale in both electron microscopy and light microscopy, a ‘volume revolution’ has taken place at the tissue and organism level in both imaging modalities. At both ends of the scale – resolution and volume – there are concerted efforts to link the information from light and...
journal article 2017
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Tinoco Rivas, M. (author), Maduro, L.A. (author), Masaki, Mukai (author), Okunishi, Eiji (author), Conesa Boj, S.C. (author)

Edge structures are low-dimensional defects unavoidable in layered materials of the transition metal dichalcogenides (TMD) family. Among the various types of such structures, the armchair (AC) and zigzag (ZZ) edge types are the most common. It has been predicted that the presence of intrinsic strain localized along these edges structures can...

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Eeftens, J.M. (author)
Every cell deals with the challenge of organising its DNA. First, the DNA needs to be compacted in size by several orders of magnitude. For example, in each human cell, 2 meters of DNA need to fit inside a micron-sized cell nucleus. Second, the DNA needs to stay accessible for cellular processes such as transcription and replication. To achieve...
doctoral thesis 2017
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