Low-cost, high-speed near-infrared confocal microscope

Cheng Gong, Nachiket Kulkarni, Wenbin Zhu, Christopher David Nguyen, Clara Curiel-Lewandrowski, Dongkyun Kang

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


We developed a low-cost, high-speed near infrared confocal microscope. Material cost was approximately $5,000. In vivo confocal images of human skin acquired at 203 frame/sec clearly visualized cellular features, including keratinocytes and melanocytes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBio-Optics
Subtitle of host publicationDesign and Application, BODA 2019
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781943580545
StatePublished - 2019
EventBio-Optics: Design and Application, BODA 2019 - Tucson, United States
Duration: Apr 14 2019Apr 17 2019

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F168-BODA 2019
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceBio-Optics: Design and Application, BODA 2019
Country/TerritoryUnited States

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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