Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||The Optical Mouse as an Inexpensive Region-of-Interest Position Recorder in Optical Microscopy|
|Authors:||Ng, T.W. |
|Citation:||Ng, T.W., Cheong, T.L. (2004-03-01). The Optical Mouse as an Inexpensive Region-of-Interest Position Recorder in Optical Microscopy. Microscopy Research and Technique 63 (4) : 203-205. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1002/jemt.20031|
|Abstract:||In optical microscopy, the microscopic features of interest typically have to be derived from regions that are spatially distributed over the sample. While the features to be analyzed may be minute, the regions from where they must be obtained from may be located quite far apart from one another. If the features are not distinct enough to allow easy visual discrimination, it would be tedious and time-consuming to attempt to recall and revisit these regions of interest. One method to overcome this difficulty would be to note and record the graduated markings on the microscope, or to use built-in position encoders. The former is tedious while the latter is generally expensive. Here, a region-of-interest position-recording implement based on the use of an optical mouse is presented. It is inexpensive and easily adaptable to the manual stage of any optical microscope. © 2004 Wiley-Liss, Inc.|
|Source Title:||Microscopy Research and Technique|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
checked on Jul 19, 2018
WEB OF SCIENCETM
checked on Jun 25, 2018
checked on Jun 29, 2018
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.