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Confocal microscopy via a fiber optic imaging bundle
Author(s): David J. Aziz; Arthur F. Gmitro
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Paper Abstract

The design of a confocal microscope including a fiber-optic imaging bundle is discussed, and experimental results are presented. The imaging bundle extends the range of the confocal microscope to image samples inaccessible to a conventional confocal system. The main advantage of this design over the single-fiber confocal microscope is the simplified mechanism required in the sample region. Applications of this design include biological research, industrial inspection, and potentially in-vivo medical systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 May 1993
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1893, Optical Fibers in Medicine VIII, (28 May 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.146358
Show Author Affiliations
David J. Aziz, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Arthur F. Gmitro, Univ. of Arizona (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1893:
Optical Fibers in Medicine VIII
Abraham Katzir, Editor(s)

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