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A novel digital scanning microscope
Author(s): Hong-Chou Lyu; Hsing-Cheng Yu; Kuen-Chiuan Cheng; Yuan-Chin Lee; Jau-Jiu Ju
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Paper Abstract

A novel digital scanning microscope (DSM) for observing cellular fluorescent micro-images is proposed and manufactured in this study. DSM applied in the biomedical field has been designed based on a concept of fast access time of an optical pick-up head (PUH) in optical disc devices; hence, DSM has been developed based on a blue-ray PUH module with a triaxial scanning actuator (TSA) system. High-resolution and high-speed scanning is effectively realized by TSA system instead of utilizing high-precision transpose stage mechanism. In consequent, a PUH module can work with a time-correlated single photon counting (TCSPC) module and serve as DSM for detecting fluorescent signals on samples.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 June 2011
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8086, Advanced Microscopy Techniques II, 80861I (8 June 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.889927
Show Author Affiliations
Hong-Chou Lyu, Industrial Technology Research Institute (Taiwan)
Hsing-Cheng Yu, Industrial Technology Research Institute (Taiwan)
Kuen-Chiuan Cheng, Industrial Technology Research Institute (Taiwan)
Yuan-Chin Lee, Industrial Technology Research Institute (Taiwan)
Jau-Jiu Ju, Industrial Technology Research Institute (Taiwan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8086:
Advanced Microscopy Techniques II
Peter T. C. So; Emmanuel Beaurepaire, Editor(s)

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