3 August 1987 The Role Of Pinhole Size And Position In Confocal Imaging Systems
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Proceedings Volume 0809, Scanning Imaging Technology; (1987) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.941503
Event: Fourth International Symposium on Optical and Optoelectronic Applied Sciences and Engineering, 1987, The Hague, Netherlands
Confocal imaging systems rely on the use of an accurately positioned axial point detector. We discuss in this paper the effects on the various confocal imaging modes of using a misaligned or finite sized detector. We show, in particular, that the axial resolution of the system is considerably less sensitive to detector size than is the lateral resolution.
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A. R. Carlini, A. R. Carlini, T. Wilson, T. Wilson, } "The Role Of Pinhole Size And Position In Confocal Imaging Systems", Proc. SPIE 0809, Scanning Imaging Technology, (3 August 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.941503; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.941503


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