Fast, high precision autofocus on a motorised microscope: Automating blood sample imaging on the OpenFlexure Microscope.

@article{Knapper2021FastHP,
  title={Fast, high precision autofocus on a motorised microscope: Automating blood sample imaging on the OpenFlexure Microscope.},
  author={Joe Knapper and Joel T. Collins and Julian Stirling and Samuel Mcdermott and William G Wadsworth and Richard W. Bowman},
  journal={Journal of microscopy},
  year={2021}
}
The OpenFlexure Microscope is a 3D printed, low-cost microscope capable of automated image acquisition through the use of a motorised translation stage and a Raspberry Pi imaging system. This automation has applications in research and healthcare, including in supporting the diagnosis of malaria in low resource settings. The plasmodium parasites which cause malaria require high magnification imaging, which has a shallow depth of field, necessitating the development of an accurate and precise… Expand
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