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Confocal Scanning Optical Microscopy and Related Imaging Systems

1st Edition - August 29, 1996

Authors: Gordon S. Kino, Timothy R. Corle

Language: English
Hardback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 4 0 8 7 5 0 - 7
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 0 8 - 0 5 2 9 7 8 - 3

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of scanning optical microscopy for scientists and engineers. The book concentrates mainly on two instruments: the Co… Read more

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This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of scanning optical microscopy for scientists and engineers. The book concentrates mainly on two instruments: the Confocal Scanning Optical Microscope (CSOM), and the Optical Interference Microscope (OIM). A comprehensive discussion of the theory and design of the Near-Field Scanning Optical Microscope (NSOM) is also given.

The text discusses the practical aspects of building a confocal scanning optical microscope or optical interference microscope, and the applications of these microscopes to phase imaging, biological imaging, and semiconductor inspection and metrology.A comprehensive theoretical discussion of the depth and transverse resolution is given with emphasis placed on the practical results of the theoretical calculations and how these can be used to help understand the operation of these microscopes.