Patent Number: 6,252,717

Title: Optical apparatus with an illumination grid and detector grid having an array of anamorphic lenses

Abstract: An apparatus for three-dimensional investigation of an object including an illuminating grid located in an illumination plane and generating a plurality of points of light when illuminated by a light source; an optical imaging system that images the illuminating grid in a focal plane at the location of the object to be measured and also images light radiated from the object into a receiver plane; a receiver array with photosynthesis areas that records the light transmitted by optical imaging system and the light that is reflected in or at the object or is emitted by fluorescence; and an array of anamorphic lenses located in front of receiver array.

Inventors: Grosskopf; Rudolf E. (D-89551 Konigsbronn, DE)


International Classification: G01B 9/04 (20060101); G02B 21/00 (20060101); G02B 027/10 (); H01J 003/14 (); H01J 005/16 (); H01J 040/14 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018