First prototype of confocal laser scanning microscope

Made:
1985-1986 in United Kingdom
maker:
Brad Amos

First prototype of confocal laser scanning microscope, designed and made by Dr. Brad Amos at the Laboratory of Molecular Biology, British, 1985-1986. Comprises laser unit, microscope, base and adjustable stand. This prototype was capable of scanning speeds in excess of 4000 lines per second.

Details

Category:
Microscopes
Object Number:
2013-66
Materials:
metal (unknown), metal plated (unknown), plastic (unidentified), rubber (unidentified), stainless steel
type:
microscope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
credit:
Laboratory of Molecular Biology
status:
Permanent collection

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