06043890 is referenced by 7 patents and cites 21 patents.

An arrangement for determining the position of a surgical microscope uses signal transmitters and signal receivers. Light emitting diodes that emit coded light signals and light receptors for receiving the coded light signals are arranged in various locations in space. Reflectors having narrow-bond reflection characteristics are arranged on the microscope so that the light reflected can be identified.

Title
Arrangement for determining the position of a surgical microscope
Application Number
722019
Publication Number
6043890
Application Date
February 18, 1999
Publication Date
March 28, 2000
Inventor
John Rice Rogers
Heerbrugg
CH
Thomas Mayer
Hohenems
AT
Klaus Peter Zimmer
Heerbrugg
CH
Bernhard Braunecker
Rebstein
CH
Roger Spink
Balgach
CH
Agent
Foley & Lardner
Assignee
Leica Mikroskopie Systeme
CH
IPC
G01B 11/14
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