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Confocal Microscopy

Confocal microscopy is a technique used to obtain high resolution images at various depths in an object. Its key feature is the ability to acquire focused images at a user-selected depth, a method known as optical sectioning. These images can then be reconstructed using a computer to form a 3D image.

Confocal microscopy is widely used in cell biology, genetics and microbiology. It requires the use of high performance optical sensors capable of detecting very low light levels - such as Avalanche Photodiode (APD)-based Single Photon Counting Modules (SPCMs) - offered by Excelitas.

Did You Know?

Confocal Microscopy is being used clinically in the evaluation of various eye diseases.

It was even used to help determine the age of the famed “Magdalen” papyrus.