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Quantum correlations overcome the photodamage limits of light microscopy

@article{Casacio2020QuantumCO,
  title={Quantum correlations overcome the photodamage limits of light microscopy},
  author={Catxere A. Casacio and Lars Skovgaard Madsen and Alex Terrasson and Muhammad Waleed and Kai Barnscheidt and Boris Hage and Michael A. Taylor and Warwick Paul Bowen},
  journal={arXiv: Optics},
  year={2020}
}
State-of-the-art microscopes use intense lasers that can severely disturb biological processes, function and viability. This introduces hard limits on performance that only quantum photon correlations can overcome. Here we demonstrate this absolute quantum advantage, achieving signal-to-noise beyond the photodamage-free capacity of conventional microscopy. We achieve this in a coherent Raman microscope, which we use to image molecular bonds within a cell with both quantum-enhanced contrast and… 
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