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  • UC-Boulder Technique Optioned

Photonics Spectra
Jun 2012
The University of Colorado at Boulder has completed an exclusive option agreement with Double Helix LLC, also of Boulder, to develop the university’s 3-D superresolution imaging technique. Developed by Rafael Piestun, a professor at Boulder who founded Double Helix, the technique combines 3-D optics and a signal postprocessing method used for quality improvement in image processing. It provides multifunctional 3-D superresolution imaging capability to cellular, molecular biology and biophysics laboratories. “We are looking forward to bringing this technology to the market, initially in microscopy and, later, to more markets, including metrology and digital optics,” said Leslie Kimerling, a founding partner of Double Helix.

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