Phase Microscopy Method of Micro-Nano Sized Bubbles Based on Hilbert Phase Microscopy (HPM)
Measuring shape of bubbles is very important in many industrial processes, because that its behavior in the fluid is closely related to its morphology. Phase microscopy imaging (PMI) method is one of the best useful methods in this field. In the paper, considering on PMI idea, it is put out a new method which improves an ordinary light microscope into a dual function that can do both PMI and its ordinary microscopy function. Its optical structure is designed by using Mach-Zehnder interferometer method which can be added on the platform of ordinary microscope. A glass hole (bubble) is used as a sample to do phase microscopy imaging via the improved device. The results of the experiment and theory show that the phase distribution of bubble is closely related to the shape of it, which is very useful to detect the bubble’s behavior in the flow field. Besides bubbles, the improved microscope can be also used to observe the phase body such as cells.
Y. W. Wang et al., "Phase Microscopy Method of Micro-Nano Sized Bubbles Based on Hilbert Phase Microscopy (HPM)", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 586, pp. 316-321, 2012