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Confocal microscope and endoscope - 1996

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posted on 2016-09-07, 05:37 authored by Roger Graham King, Peter Maxwell Delaney, Martin Russell Harris, Optiscan Pty Ltd, Monash Univeristy
A confocal microscope including a light source; an optical fiber bundle defining a plurality of optical channels for receiving light from the light source and for transmitting the light to an object and for allowing light to return from the object through the optical fiber bundle; a switch for selectively switching selected fibers in the optical fiber bundle so as to allow light to selectively be transmitted and returned through individual optical channels until an image of the object is produced; and a detector for receiving returned light from the optical fiber bundle to enable the image of the object to be produced.