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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 34, Iss. 25 — Sep. 1, 1995
  • pp: 5695–5698

Kinoform-based Nipkow disk for a confocal microscope

S. Yin, G. Lu, J. Zhang, F. T. S. Yu, and Joseph N. Mait  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 34, Issue 25, pp. 5695-5698 (1995)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.34.005695


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Abstract

A kinoform-based Nipkow-disk system, as applied to a real-time confocal microscope, is presented. The major advantage of this technique must be its high light efficiency (e.g., >80%), which significantly improves the performance of a confocal microscope. Our preliminary experiment indicates that there are potential applications to three-dimensional microscopic imaging as well as to object surface detection.

© 1995 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: November 3, 1994
Revised Manuscript: January 8, 1995
Published: September 1, 1995

Citation
S. Yin, G. Lu, J. Zhang, F. T. S. Yu, and Joseph N. Mait, "Kinoform-based Nipkow disk for a confocal microscope," Appl. Opt. 34, 5695-5698 (1995)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-34-25-5695

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