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Computer-aided laser microscopy for dynamics and topology inspection in living organisms
Author(s): Alexander V. Tavrov; R. Masselink; H. H. Schreier; M. G. Vicker
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Paper Abstract

Stress factors can be visualized reliably by measurements of motion dynamics. Spatial portraits and temporal diagrams of impulses from two different kinds of cells, Physarum and Dictyostelium discoideum, are considered in the present work. Large numbers of biological applications require development of quantitative measurements in the dimensional range of classical optics. In order to apply this, we used a 3D RM 600 autofocus profilometer with spatial resolution of 1 micrometers 2. It allows measurement at the dynamical bands of 0.001 - 120 Hz. Perspectives and measured results as well as applications of another computer-aided microscopical technique are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1995
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2329, Optical and Imaging Techniques in Biomedicine, (1 February 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.200900
Show Author Affiliations
Alexander V. Tavrov, International Society for Machine Builders (Russia)
R. Masselink, RM Engineering (Germany)
H. H. Schreier, RM Engineering (Germany)
M. G. Vicker, Univ. Bremen (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2329:
Optical and Imaging Techniques in Biomedicine
Hans-Jochen Foth; Aaron Lewis; Halina Podbielska M.D.; Michel Robert-Nicoud; Herbert Schneckenburger; Anthony J. Wilson, Editor(s)

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