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Field synthesis paper published!

Field synthesis paper published!

We are very happy to announce that our latest publication Universal light-sheet generation with field synthesis. by Bo-Jui Chang*, Mark Kittisopikul*, Kevin M. Dean, Philippe Roudot, Erik S. Welf & Reto Fiolka has been published in Nature methods. We introduce field synthesis, a theorem and method that can be used to synthesize any scanned or dithered light sheet, including those used in lattice light-sheet microscopy (LLSM), from an incoherent superposition of one-dimensional intensity distributions. Compared to LLSM, this user-friendly and modular approach offers a simplified optical design, higher light throughput and simultaneous multicolor illumination. Further, field synthesis achieves lower rates of photobleaching than light sheets generated by lateral beam scanning.

A Nature Methods Commentary is also available that describes the novel approach of light sheet generation.

*These authors contributed equally.