HyVolution – the Smart Path to Confocal Super-Resolution

March 18, 2016

Super-resolution refers to any device or method that can resolve better than the classical Abbe limit. Apart from infinite super-resolution techniques such as STED (stimulated emission depletion) and SMLM (single-molecule localization methods) that can theoretically resolve to any detail, there are also methods for limited super-resolution.

Here we present HyVolution by Leica, which merges optical super-resolution and computational super-resolution. The optical part is provided by confocal microscopy, and the computational part by deconvolution. Lateral resolution of 140 nm is demonstrated. HyVolution offers multiple fluorescence recording in truly simultaneous mode.

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Borlinghaus RT, Kappel C

HyVolution – the Smart Path to Confocal Super-Resolution

Nature Methods 13 (2016), published online: 25 February 2016

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