confocal microscope


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confocal microscope

[¦kän‚fō·kəl ′mī·krə‚skōp]
(biophysics)
A microscope that creates high-resolution images of very small objects by using a condenser lens to focus the illuminating light from a point source into a very small diffraction-limited spot within the specimen, and an objective lens to focus the light emitted from that spot onto a small pinhole in an opaque screen.
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In addition, the facility features three different kinds of laser-based microscopes, including the latest Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence (TIRF), and two laser scanning confocal microscope systems.
Confocal microscopes create images by combining optical microscopy with computer-based image reconstruction techniques.
the proceedings and the order is to select contractors for supply and installation of confocal microscope system, ie.
Laboratory instruments used in this science and exhibited at the show include imaging equipment, confocal microscopes (see article on page four), and various bioinstrumentation.
The Spinning Disk Confocal Microscope System shall be purchased via an official MRC purchase order, formed against a Contract Supply Document for the equipment, competitively tendered, negotiated and agreed by MRC-Tox with the Contractor.
Lucid's VivaScope(R) reflective confocal microscopes (RCM) provide non- invasive, in-vivo cellular resolution images of skin.
Mihm's role will focus on the interpretation and enhancement of images produced by VivaScope(R) technology, Lucid's digital laser scanning confocal microscope, the correlation with traditional histopathology and the compilation of an atlas of the skin for confocal microscopy.
Lizotte has further demonstrated that even the multiple hit microstamped cartridges which are difficult to resolve under optical microscopes, are legibly resolved using the Olympus LEXT Confocal microscope.
Installation of the software, a complete multi-photon microscope, Super Resolution microscope and confocal microscope analysis with vibration-damped tables and workstation.
The Ultrapointe products use a laser confocal microscope and Silicon Graphics workstation to provide integrated three dimensional images of defects on semiconductor wafers which are similar to those provided by a SEM, at significantly lower cost.
Contract notice: Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope With Multiple Holes (multipoint) And Module For Laser Ablation.