Reflectance confocal microscopy provides real time, cellular resolution images of in vivo and ex vivo tissues. I will describe the development of these systems and how the properties of tissue influence the optical and overall system design.
© 2008 The Optical Society
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.1790) Medical optics and biotechnology : Confocal microscopy
(180.0180) Microscopy : Microscopy
(180.5810) Microscopy : Scanning microscopy
J. M. Zavislan, "In vivo Reflectance Confocal Microscopy," in Frontiers in Optics 2008/Laser Science XXIV/Plasmonics and Metamaterials/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper FWD1.