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Automatic Focus Offset-Controlled Microscope Mechanism Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036149D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

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Brown, ME Seing, HS [+details]


A technique is described whereby a mechanism is added to a microscope, which incorporates up to five lenses, so as to provide automatic focus offset adjustments for each lens. The automatic focus offset adjustment allows microscopic measurements to take place immediately after a lens selection is made. This improvement eliminates the need for an operator to manually adjust the offset.