Development of Birefringence Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope and its Application to Sample Measurements
National Institute of Technology, Numazu College
3600 Ooka, Numazu, Shizuoka 410-8501, Japan
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.
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