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Koji Ichie: Laser scanning optical system and laser scanning optical apparatus. Hamamatsu Photonics, Cushman Darby & Cushman L, December 10, 1996: US05583342 (165 worldwide citation)

A laser scanning optical system is so arranged to comprise an optical converting unit, an optical scanning unit, and an optical converging unit. Here, the optical converting unit is composed of two axicon prisms which are arranged such that apexes thereof are opposed forward or backward to each othe ...


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Koji Ichie: Laser scanning optical system and laser scanning optical apparatus. Hamamatsu Photonics, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, August 18, 1998: US05796112 (73 worldwide citation)

A fluorescent microscope includes a laser scanning unit having a stage for supporting a fluorescent sample, a laser beam generator and a beam scanning unit for causing a laser beam from the generator to spot scan a sample to cause fluorescence generated by multi-photon absorption. A first detector d ...


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Makoto Katoh, Koji Ichie: Solid-state image pick up device having a rotating plate for shifting position of the image on a sensor array. Hamamatsu Photonics, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, October 1, 1996: US05561460 (63 worldwide citation)

Incident light is refracted by a planar plate 30 which is fixedly slanted with respect to the optical axis, before being imaged on an image receiving surface of an image sensor 10. The planar plate 30 rotates about the optical axis or an axis parallel to the optical axis. In accordance with the rota ...


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Gordon W Ellis, Koji Ichie: Confocal laser scanning transmission microscope. Hamamatsu Photonics, Cushman Darby & Cushman, July 30, 1991: US05035476 (43 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a confocal laser scanning transmission microscope including a deflecting element for deflecting a light beam at a set scanning frequency in a main scanning direction and an auxiliary scanning direction perpendicular to the main scanning direction to irradiate the light spot ...


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Shinya Inoue, Keisuke Suzuki, Koji Ichie, Chikara Nagano, Naobumi Okada, Hajime Takahashi: Centrifuge microscope capable of realizing polarized light observation. Marine Biological Laboratory, Olympus Optical, Hamamatsu Photonics, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Chick P C, November 9, 1999: US05982535 (18 worldwide citation)

A centrifuge microscope includes a disk which is rotatable around a rotation axis and which is provided with a sample chamber for accommodating a sample. An observation optical system is provided which includes an objective lens which is positioned such that the sample chamber crosses an optical axi ...


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Masafumi Oshiro, Koji Ichie: Microscope system. Hamamatsu Photonics, Drinker Biddle & Reath, June 19, 2007: US07232980 (16 worldwide citation)

A microscope system comprises a light guiding optical system 20 containing an objective lens 21 and a beam splitter 25 for splitting an optical image of a sample S to a first optical path and a second optical path, a photodetector 31 disposed on the first optical path used to acquire an image of the ...


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Masafumi Oshiro, Koji Ichie: Microscope system. Hamamatsu Photonics, Drinker Biddle & Reath, May 22, 2012: US08184920 (4 worldwide citation)

A microscope system is constructed by a light guiding optical system 20 having an objective lens 21 and beam splitters 27a and 27b for splitting an optical image of a sample S, a photodetector 31 for acquiring an image of the sample S, and two CCD cameras 33 and 34 for focus control disposed on opti ...


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Masafumi Oshiro, Koji Ichie: Microscope system. Hamamatsu Photonics, Drinker Biddle & Reath, October 12, 2010: US07813579 (4 worldwide citation)

A microscope system is constructed by a light guiding optical system 20 having an objective lens 21 and beam splitters 27a and 27b for splitting an optical image of a sample S, a photodetector 31 for acquiring an image of the sample S, and two CCD cameras 33 and 34 for focus control disposed on opti ...


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Ichizo Ogawa, Yoshihisa Warashina, Yoshihiko Mizushima, Koji Ichie, Morio Takeichi, Akira Takeshima: Method and apparatus for distance measurement using electromagnetic waves. Hamamatsu Photonics, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett and Dunner, September 3, 1991: US05044744 (4 worldwide citation)

Times t.sub.1 and t.sub.2 required for two electromagnetic waves having different wavelengths to propagate from a reference point to a target point are measured. Necessary meteorological conditions along the path are also measured to determine refractivities N.sub.1 and N.sub.2 of the path for the t ...