1 July 2008 Multifunctional darkfield microscopy using an axicon
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J. of Biomedical Optics, 13(4), 044024 (2008). doi:10.1117/1.2960019
We present a multifunctional darkfield microscopy using an axicon. It combines the functions of a darkfield microscope, fluorescence microscope, and microspectrophotometer in one platform. The advantage of the system over conventional darkfield microscopy includes the high transmittance of the illuminating flux, the high contrast of the image, and the convenient toggle between darkfield and brightfield microscopy. Examples of dark, bright, and fluorescent micrographs as well as concerned spectra of microsized specimens implemented in this apparatus are demonstrated.
Ming Lei, Baoli Yao, "Multifunctional darkfield microscopy using an axicon," Journal of Biomedical Optics 13(4), 044024 (1 July 2008). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2960019

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