Stil has developed the MC2 chromatic confocal microscope. The ‘Perfect Focus’ capability eliminates the focusing requirements linked to classical microscopy.
The microscope has a depth of field of 100µm (nanoview) or 500µm (microview) and respective ONs of 0.75 and 0.5. The MC2 also has a diffraction limit reduced by 30 per cent, and a cross talk reduction between two adjacent points. When using high density pixel line CCD/CMOS, it is possible to obtain a lateral resolution to the surface of the object of 0.4µm.