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Three-dimensional confocal microscopy and visualization
Author(s): Barry R. Masters
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Paper Abstract

This tutorial provides a fundamental introduction to confocal microscopy and its applications. The course will review the historical developments of confocal microscopy and describe all of the components of confocal microscopes, including light sources, scanning systems, microscope objectives, apertures, detection systems, and mechanical xyz stages. A comparison between ideal and real optical systems will be developed, with "focus" on optical aberrations and digital deconvolutions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 September 1992
PDF: 1 pages
Proc. SPIE 1808, Visualization in Biomedical Computing '92, (22 September 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.131125
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Barry R. Masters, Uniformed Services Univ. of the Health Sciences (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1808:
Visualization in Biomedical Computing '92
Richard A. Robb, Editor(s)

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