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JRM Vol.31 No.6 pp. 926-933
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2019.p0926
(2019)

Paper:

Development of Birefringence Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope and its Application to Sample Measurements

Shinya Ohkubo

National Institute of Technology, Numazu College
3600 Ooka, Numazu, Shizuoka 410-8501, Japan

Received:
March 18, 2019
Accepted:
October 29, 2019
Published:
December 20, 2019
Keywords:
polarization, birefringence, confocal laser scanning microscope, retardation
Abstract
Development of Birefringence Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope and its Application to Sample Measurements

Obtained retardation images of onion

A new laser microscope is developed to obtain depth-direction birefringence information of optically anisotropic samples, which cannot be obtained by a conventional polarization microscope. As a result, birefringence tomographic images are now available and the method should be helpful for sample evaluations.

Cite this article as:
S. Ohkubo, “Development of Birefringence Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope and its Application to Sample Measurements,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.31, No.6, pp. 926-933, 2019.
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