Confocal

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Confocal (Math) Having the same foci; as, confocal quadrics.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • confocal In mathematics, having the same focus: as, confocal quadrics; confocal conies.
    • n confocal A figure having the same focus as another.
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Usage


In news:

A new system for imaging blood cells in vivo uses spectrally encoded confocal microscopy.
Scientists at the Masonic Medical Research Laboratory in Utica are now the proud users of the only confocal microscope between Syracuse and Albany.
Fluorescence Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopy to Assess the Penetration of Low Molecular Protein Hydrolyzates Into Hair.
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Non-invasive confocal biomicroscopy revealed regeneration of corneal nerve fibres coincident with corneal epithelial healing in a patient with neurotrophic keratopathy.
Thanks to a $75,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties, the Cardiac Research Institute was able to purchase a new confocal microscope.
Fluorescence Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopy to Assess the Penetration of Low Molecular Protein Hydrolyzates Into Hair.
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A high performance fluorescence laser scanning confocal microscope and an experienced operator are required to perform comparable examinations.
Andor Technology's Revolution DSD white light confocal spinning disk is based on 'aperture correlation.
Confocal microscopy , spectral imaging with 50 Z-slices.
Confocal microscopy , Z-stack of 7 slices.
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In science:

PL measurements were done with a confocal microscope equipped with an imaging spectrograph.
Study of the optimal conditions for NV- center formation in type 1b diamond, using photoluminescence and positron annihilation spectroscopies
This decrease could have been attributed to the onset of diamond amorphization but confocal Raman spectroscopy did not reveal any sp2 carbon signal13 .
Study of the optimal conditions for NV- center formation in type 1b diamond, using photoluminescence and positron annihilation spectroscopies
Inset : Reflectance confocal (X,Y) scan at 633 nm.
Local Optical Probe of Motion and Stress in a multilayer graphene NEMS
Our scanning NV magnetometer (Fig. 1a) consists of a combined confocal and atomic force microscope (AFM) as previously described , which hosts a sensing NV center embedded in a diamond nanopillar scanning probe tip .
Nanoscale magnetic imaging of a single electron spin under ambient conditions
In general, the sensor NV can slowly drift in and out of the green laser confocal spot, causing variations in the overall detected NV fluorescence.
Nanoscale magnetic imaging of a single electron spin under ambient conditions
The experiments were performed on a modified confocal microscope (Zeiss Axiovert).
Plasmonic Antennas as Design Elements for Coherent Ultrafast Nanophotonics
Confocal x-z optical section (see Fig. 2c and d), 3D reconstruction of the organic active layers (see Fig. 2e and f ) and the spatially resolved photoluminescence spectra (SR-PL) (see Fig. 2g and h) show that the STD lithographic process does not affect the optical properties of T5OCx.
Random laser from engineered nanostructures obtained by surface tension driven lithography
FIG. 2: (online color at: www.lpr-journal.org) (a,b) Laser scanning confocal microscopy images of the T5OCx stripe-shaped (a) and micropixels array (b) patterned by STD technique.
Random laser from engineered nanostructures obtained by surface tension driven lithography
FIG. 5: (online color at: www.lpr-journal.org) a-c) Confocal image of one single pixel (a) and AFM images of two portions (b,c).
Random laser from engineered nanostructures obtained by surface tension driven lithography
FRAP measurements were made with a commercially available confocal microscope.
Membrane bound protein diffusion viewed by fluorescence recovery after bleaching experiments : models analysis
Series solution for homogeneous spheroid or layered spheroid (boundaries must be confocal spheroids) (Asano & Yamamoto 1975; Asano & Sato 1980; Voshchinnikov & Farafonov 1993).
Astrophysics of Dust in Cold Clouds
The Raman signals were detected in the backscattering configuration ¯z (x, y )z using a DILOR XY 800 mm triple-grating spectrometer with a confocal entrance optics and a LN2 -cooled charge-coupled device detector.
Electronic and magnetic properties of GaMnAs: Annealing effects
In order to confirm the existence of the H3O+ ion, Raman meaurement was carried out with a LABRAMHR Confocal Laser MicroRaman Spectrometer using 514.5 nm line from an argon-ion laser.
Charge ordering in charge-compensated $Na_{0.41}CoO_2$ by oxonium ions
An optical experimental setup for combined measurements of thin-film interference and PL spectroscopy is realized using a confocal scanning microscope. A 532 nm laser is used as a PL excitation source.
Direct measurements of band gap grading in polycrystalline CIGS solar cells
Exciting non-resonantly at 1.96 eV, focussed to the diffraction limit, the confocally detected photoluminescence (PL) is shown in Fig. 2a.
Microscopic measurement of photon echo formation in groups of individual excitonic transitions
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