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Non-Laser Light Sources

Not Using Laser Light for Confocal Microscopy and How To Use Laser Light When It’s All You Have
  • Victor Chen

Abstract

It is widely believed that the many advantages of the confocal microscope stem entirely from its use of a laser as its light source. This is not true. A confocal microscope using a non-laser light source also yields images with better resolution and optical sectioning than those possible with a conventional microscope.

Keywords

Laser Light Temporal Coherence Illumination System Illuminating Light Lens Element 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Victor Chen
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.K.H.C. AssociatesAmherstUSA
  2. 2.Department of Medicine, Section NephrologySUNY DownstateBrooklynUSA

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