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1. (WO2018138087) DEVICE FOR UPGRADING A LIGHT MICROSCOPE COMPRISING A CAMERA CONNECTION TO A STED MICROSPCOPE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/138087    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2018/051582
Publication Date: Fri Aug 03 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Jan 24 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: G02B 21/00
G01N 21/64
G02B 21/24
Applicants: ABBERIOR INSTRUMENTS GMBH
Inventors: DONNERT, Gerald
FISCHER, Joachim
HENRICH, Matthias
Title: DEVICE FOR UPGRADING A LIGHT MICROSCOPE COMPRISING A CAMERA CONNECTION TO A STED MICROSPCOPE
Abstract:
The invention relates to a device (1) for upgrading a light microscope (6) comprising an objective lens (20) and an image connector (5) to a STED microscope comprising an excitation light source, an inhibiting light source, beam-forming means, a scanner, a detector and a control computer. Said device comprises a counterpart that fits to the image connector and a carrying structure mounted in a stationary manner in relation to the counterpart, on which the beam-forming means and the scanner are mounted, the scanner being arranged between the beam-forming means and the counterpart. A user interface by means of which control commands are entered is installed as a web application on the control computer (51) and designed to be opened by a host computer (2) via a web browser.