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Having the same focus or foci. Used of a lens.

con·fo′cal·ly adv.


(General Physics) having a common focus or common foci: confocal ellipses.


(kɒnˈfoʊ kəl)

having the same focus or foci.
con•fo′cal•ly, adv.
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Lucid's non-invasive VivaScope(R) confocal microscopes provide cellular resolution images of skin that may be used by a physician to assist in forming a clinical judgment for a variety of skin conditions.
In small but important tests, confocal microscopy came close to matching results of Mohs surgery in determining tumor clearance, and it accurately determined which basal cell carcinomas were cleared with imiquimod cream.
Confocal Microscopy is one of the youngest forms of surface science and has yet to find widespread acceptance outside of a narrow range of industrial academic applications.
Nasdaq: VECO), a leader in scientific and industrial metrology, today announced the launch of its Veeco Confocal Metrology (VCM[TM]) Optical Profiler Systems.
Buying enem piece confocal laser scanning microscope with at least 3 highly sensitive confocal detectors, two piece confocal laser scanning microscopes and a piece of high performance light sheet microscope.
It combines two separate technologies - confocal microscopy and fluorescence lifetime imaging - to noninvasively evaluate both the structural changes of tissue as well as molecular changes that take place on a cellular and tissue level.
announced today they have signed an OEM Supply Agreement, which provides HT with OEM and distribution rights for a new confocal imaging system currently under development at Thorlabs.
Contract notice: UCAM 093/15 One new point scanning laser scanning confocal microscope to replace a Leica SP2 confocal system & One new point scanning laser scanning confocal microscope to replace a Olympus FV1000.
com/) today launched VAAS Detection, a new, exclusive confocal imaging method for post acquisition recovery of data normally lost during the course of the experiment.
PENTAX Medical's emerging Confocal Endomicroscopy technology, however, is showing great promise in possibly one day erasing some of that difficulty.
Quotation are invited for Supply of Confocal Microscope
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