A Laser-Machined Stainless-Steel Micro-Scanner for Confocal Microscopy†
AbstractA stainless-steel based micro-scanner with magnetic actuation is fabricated via laser-cutting technology targeted for confocal microscopy. Laser cutting offers low-cost and high speed fabrication of such scanners. The device is designed to establish a 2D Lissajous pattern. For a coil drive of 180 mA, fabricated scanner is able to deliver 4 degrees of optical scan angle for both slow scan and fast scan axes at 663 Hz and 2211 Hz, respectively. Fabricated mirror is integrated into a confocal microscopy setup and tested with the United States Air Force target accomplishing a 200 μm × 200 μm field of view and sub 10 μm resolution. With further improvement, our scanner will contribute to manufacturing of low-cost and compact scanning microscopy technologies.
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Oyman, H.A.; Icel, M.A.; Efe, B.C.; Gokdel, Y.D.; Ferhanoglu, O.; Yalcinkaya, A.D. A Laser-Machined Stainless-Steel Micro-Scanner for Confocal Microscopy. Proceedings 2017, 1, 564.
Oyman HA, Icel MA, Efe BC, Gokdel YD, Ferhanoglu O, Yalcinkaya AD. A Laser-Machined Stainless-Steel Micro-Scanner for Confocal Microscopy. Proceedings. 2017; 1(4):564.Chicago/Turabian Style
Oyman, H. A.; Icel, M. A.; Efe, B. C.; Gokdel, Y. D.; Ferhanoglu, O.; Yalcinkaya, A. D. 2017. "A Laser-Machined Stainless-Steel Micro-Scanner for Confocal Microscopy." Proceedings 1, no. 4: 564.