Global Patent Index - EP 1051652 A1

EP 1051652 A1 2000-11-15 - CONFOCAL MICROSCOPE WITH PLURAL SCANNING BEAMS

Title (en)

CONFOCAL MICROSCOPE WITH PLURAL SCANNING BEAMS

Title (de)

CONFIKALES MIKROSKOP MIT MEHREREN ABTASTSTRAHLEN

Title (fr)

MICROSCOPE CONFOCAL A PLUSIEURS FAISCEAUX DE BALAYAGE

Publication

EP 1051652 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99900563 A

Priority

  • EP 99900563 A
  • EP 98300179 A
  • GB 9900065 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9935527A1] A confocal scanning microscope comprises a variable wavelength light source and means for generating, from the light source, plural scanning beams of light and illuminating a sample, in use with the beams of light. Further means receive, in use, light reflected from the sample and generate an output image therefrom.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G02B 21/00; G02B 21/06

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G02B 21/06 (2006.01); G02B 21/00 (2006.01); G02B 21/16 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G02B 21/0044 (2013.01); G02B 21/0064 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9935527A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

BE DE DK ES FI FR GB IT NL SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9935527 A1 19990715; AU 1977999 A 19990726; CA 2318573 A1 19990715; EP 1051652 A1 20001115; JP 2002501215 A 20020115

INPADOC legal status


2003-08-06 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20030128

2002-04-17 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20020305

2000-11-15 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000714

2000-11-15 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): BE DE DK ES FI FR GB IT NL SE