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The diffraction barrier broken

The conventional optical limitations of fluorescence microscopy have been defied, to achieve nanoscale resolution of individual vesicle organelles at the junctions of neuronal cells.

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Figure 1: Stimulated emission depleted (STED) microscopy.

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Simpson, G. The diffraction barrier broken. Nature 440, 879–880 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1038/440879a

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