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Video-rate Scanning Confocal Microscopy and Microendoscopy

Video-rate Scanning Confocal Microscopy and Microendoscopy

Article DOI: 10.3791/3252-v 14:10 min October 20th, 2011
October 20th, 2011



The complete construction of a custom, real-time confocal scanning imaging system is described. This system, which can be readily used for video-rate microscopy and microendoscopy, allows for an array of imaging geometries and applications not accessible using standard commercial confocal systems, at a fraction of the cost.


Confocal Microscopy High-resolution Imaging Optical Sectioning Confocal Microendoscopy Three-dimensional Resolution Fluorescence Wide-field Microscope Confocal Aperture Scanning Mirrors Primary Dichroic Mirror
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