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Fluorescence scanner employing a macro scanning objective
Author(s): Christopher Carl Alexay; Robert C. Kain; David K. Hanzel; Richard F. Johnston
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Paper Abstract

Quantification of fluorescently labeled DNA in a two dimensional array provides biologists with a powerful new tool and optical engineers with a new design challenge. An objective lens for a scanning macroscopic system for this application is critically dependent on field uniformity, color correction and collection efficiency. The design of a fluorescent macro scanning objective is compared with classic designs and optimization of a unique design is discussed and tested.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 March 1996
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2705, Fluorescence Detection IV, (25 March 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.236191
Show Author Affiliations
Christopher Carl Alexay, Molecular Dynamics (United States)
Robert C. Kain, Molecular Dynamics (United States)
David K. Hanzel, Molecular Dynamics (United States)
Richard F. Johnston, Molecular Dynamics (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2705:
Fluorescence Detection IV
E. Roland Menzel; Abraham Katzir, Editor(s)

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