Patent Number: 6,486,458

Title: System and method for monitoring the laser radiation coupled into ascanning head in a laser scanning microscope

Abstract: An arrangement and corresponding method are provided for couplingradiation, preferably laser radiation, into a scanning head with ascanning unit in at least two dimensions. The radiation is focussed on anobject via a microscope objective via at least one light-conducting fiberwhich is coupled with the scanning head. A collimator is arrangeddownstream of the fiber end at the scanning head for collimating theradiation exiting in a divergent manner at the fiber end.

Inventors: Schoeppe; Guenter (Jena, DE), Wilhelm; Stefan (Jena, DE), Simon; Ulrich (Jena, DE), Heinz; Hartmut (Jena, DE), Groebler; Bernhard (Jena, DE)


International Classification: G02B 21/00 (20060101); H01J 031/00 ()

Expiration Date: 11/22015