mechanical stage

mechanical stage

[mi′kan·ə·kəl ′stāj]
(engineering)
A stage on a microscope provided with a mechanical device for positioning or changing the position of a slide.
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The M-971 motorised mechanical stage is used in automated optical microscope systems for materials testing, inspection or biotechnology.
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Chu developed a polymerization process based on two stages, a mechanical stage using deflecting blades or a rotating disk, and a second stage based on gravity-driven mixing by spinning.
Several reviews of the documentary have criticized Froemke for spending so much time focusing on director Lepage and his monumental mechanical stage set (known as "the Machine"), which proved to be far more problematic than anyone could possibly have foreseen.
No fewer than 14 configurations of the stage and seating are available, including in-the-round cabaret seating, with 10 mechanical stage lifts available to create different performance levels.
A stage veteran of 45 years and counting, her pre-show nerves have got worse since a mechanical stage prop collapsed on stage, with her inside it, in Glasgow in 2004.
* Polarizing * DIC CRAIC Compound microscope * Brightfield Technologies featuring automated UVM-1 stage, camera, computer * Fluorescence Ultraviolet interface, digital Microscope display, fine focus, * Polarizing image analysis processing software, mechanical stage, and UV-Vis NIR microspectroscopy.
The rubber membrane was then stretched with a specialised mechanical stage to form a flat drumhead.
To create patterns on a surface, the plate under the silicon wafer is mounted on a computer-controlled mechanical stage. The stage moves the printing surface horizontally while the nozzle remains in place.
Additionally, plain or mechanical stage versions of the microscope are available.
Today's microscopes contain the same elements of 100 years ago: light source, slide, stage, mechanical stage, objective lens to form image and supply initial magnification, and eyepiece to remagnify and focus the image onto the eye.
A standard trinocular video port, field and aperture diaphragms and a co-axial mechanical stage travel of 4.0 in.
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