confocal microscope


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confocal microscope

n
(General Physics) a light microscope with an optical system designed to reject background from matter outside the focal plane and therefore allowing images of different sections of a specimen to be obtained
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Confocal microscopes optically remove out-of-focus light coming from both above and below the focal plane.
IATIA has granted Bio-Rad Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc (Bio-Rad), a license to incorporate QPm phase imaging software into every confocal microscope sold into 17 countries within the Asia-Pacific region for the next three years.
Scanning confocal microscopy was performed with a Leica TCS-NT confocal microscope (Heidelberg, Germany).
Marvin Minsky's quest to understand how the brain works led him to develop the first confocal microscope (Minsky, 1961, 1988).
Tenders are invited for Delivery of 1 confocal microscope as specified in the specifications.
The microscope, located at UC Davis' Spectral Imaging Facility, combines an atomic force microscope and a confocal microscope.
The VK-9700 color 3D laser scanning confocal microscope is said to combine the capabilities of SEMs and non-contact profilometry with the simplicity of a conventional microscope.
One instrument, the spectral confocal microscope, is designed to process very slight differences in light wavelengths given off by a sample, effectively creating a microscope system with great color sensitivity.
This system combines the powerful 3D imaging features of the MFP-3D-Inverted Optical AFM with your choice of a commercial confocal microscope.
The company's FCS is a sensitive, crass-correlation detection and analysis system that couples with the external pert of the Spectral Confocal Microscope, and assures alignment-free registration of the FCS measurement spot in the confocal image, which is a precondition for meaningful results.
Typically, an oblong laser spot created by a confocal microscope has a diffraction-limited size of about 600 nm in depth and 200 nm in girth, says team leader Stefan W.