Confocal Microscope Essay by The Research Group

Confocal Microscope
A look at the development, purpose, types, problems, innovations and applications of the confocal microscope.
# 20086 | 1,125 words | 11 sources | 1993 | US
Published on Mar 13, 2003 in Physics (Optics) , Computer and Technology (Technology)


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"The Confocal Microscope


Invention of the first microscope occurred about 1600 A.D. (3:39). As technology advanced, by 1887 improvements in resolution enabled John Buist to observe the small pox virus (3:40). Then, throughout the 20th century, progress in the field of microscopy accelerated (3:40). Ernst Ruska's invention of the electron microscope around 1930 increased resolutions by orders of magnitude (3:40). This was quickly followed by the development of phase contrast, differential interference contrast, and fluorescence microscopy techniques (11:183). It was the widespread use of fluorescent probes..and the background glare they produced..which eventually led to the development of the confocal microscope (3:40).


The first confocal microscope was invented by Minsky in 1955..."

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