Seeing Molecules Up Close - Superresolution

Reading Assignment:

Good general reference:


Introduction to Superresolution-Zeiss.pdf (or


The possibility of getting around the diffraction limit in light microscopy.

  • Super Resolution by Spot Engineering (STED)


Far-Field Optical Nanoscopy.pdf (or


  • Super Resolution by Fluorophor Engineering (PALM)


Introduction to PALM – Zeiss.pdf (or


  • Super Resolution by Light Pattern Engineering (structured illumination)


Simple Interactive Tutorial:


In-depth article by Gustafsson et al:


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