confocal


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con·fo·cal

 (kŏn-fō′kəl)
adj.
Having the same focus or foci. Used of a lens.

con·fo′cal·ly adv.

confocal

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

con•fo•cal

(kɒnˈfoʊ kəl)

adj.
having the same focus or foci.
[1865–70]
con•fo′cal•ly, adv.
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The Vutara 352 is now also compatible with Bruker's Opterra multi-point confocal microscope, creating a combination of super-resolution and confocal capabilities, where both instruments are designed for high-speed imaging.
Carl Zeiss Microscopy's Airyscan module is a new detector concept designed for confocal laser scanning microscopy (LSM) that enables simultaneous resolution and signal-to-noise (SNR) increase over traditional LSM imaging, while maintaining the optical sectioning and point scanning capabilities of a LSM.
USE OF CONFOCAL RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY TO INVESTIGATE INTERACTION OF ENCAPSULATED BUTYLATED HYDROXYANISOLE (BHA) WITH PHOSPHOLIPID LIPOSOMES.
EIDON is the first fully-automated retinal imaging system available in the global eye care market combining the advantages of confocal scanning with true-color imaging capabilities.
CenterVue has received FDA clearance for its EIDON true- color confocal scanner.
The CenterVue Eidon (pictured right) is said to be 'the first true colour confocal fundus camera on the market.
Leica Microsystems extends the capabilities of confocal super-resolution with its STED (STimulated Emission Depletion) platform--Leica TCS SP8 STED 3X.
Through the acquisition of Prairie, Bruker sets foot in the fluorescence microscopy market, which is comprised of multipoint scanning confocal, single-photon confocal and multiphoton products, the buyer said.