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Visual servoing-based approach for efficient autofocusing in scanning electron microscope

Naresh Marturi, Brahim Tamadazte, Sounkalo Dembele, Nadine Piat
2013 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems  
Fast and reliable autofocusing methods are essential for performing automatic nano-objects positioning tasks using a scanning electron microscope (SEM).  ...  In this paper, a new, fast and direct method of autofocusing has been presented based on the idea of traditional visual servoing to control the focus step using an adaptive gain.  ...  Joel Agnus of AS2M, FEMTO-ST for his support in fixing the problems with SEM.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iros.2013.6696734 dblp:conf/iros/MarturiTDP13 fatcat:kqg5m57l6rcvpl6iug4vkrxbra

A Review on Microscopic Visual Servoing for Micromanipulation Systems: Applications in Micromanufacturing, Biological Injection, and Nanosensor Assembly

Sha, Sun, Zhao, Li, Li
2019 Micromachines  
, depth information, and visual servoing control.  ...  Suggestions for guiding future innovation and development in this field are also provided in this review.  ...  The performance of this process increasingly relies on microvisual servoing. Figure 1a shows a good example of microassembly using SEM (scanning electron microscope).  ... 
doi:10.3390/mi10120843 pmid:31810244 pmcid:PMC6953108 fatcat:feyu455qdvh2nhfyvwrhrthfp4

Visual Servoing-Based Depth-Estimation Technique for Manipulation Inside SEM

Naresh Marturi, Brahim Tamadazte, Sounkalo Dembele, Nadine Piat
2016 IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement  
Depth estimation for micro-nanomanipulation inside a scanning electron microscope (SEM) is always a major concern.  ...  To improve the accuracy as well as the rapidity of the method, we consider that both autofocus and depth estimation as visual servoing paradigms.  ...  VISUAL SERVOING-BASED AUTOFOCUS AND DEPTH ESTIMATION SEM images are formed by raster scanning the sample surface by means of a focused electron beam.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tim.2016.2556898 fatcat:epfry4hb2vb6tkcg4etys7tepq

Developing robust vision modules for microsystems applications

Hakan Bilen, Muhammet A. Hocaoglu, Mustafa Unel, Asif Sabanovic
2010 Machine Vision and Applications  
Experimental results are provided to assess the performance of the proposed visual servoing approach in positioning and trajectory tracking tasks.  ...  An image based visual servoing architecture and a path planning algorithm are also proposed based on the developed vision modules.  ...  Therefore, an image-based visual servoing approach is preferred in the micromanipulation tasks. Image-based visual servoing methods typically use image features such as points, lines, moments, etc.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00138-010-0267-y fatcat:q6vpxaiuqvdbdig75b7l5fae6e

Robotic Micromanipulation and Microassembly Using Monoview and Multiscale Visual Servoing

Brahim Tamadazte, Nadine Le-Fort Piat, Sounkalo Dembélé
2011 IEEE/ASME transactions on mechatronics  
A mono-view and multiple scale 2-D visual control scheme is implemented for that purpose.  ...  The results of experiments demonstrate the relevance of the proposed approaches.  ...  This method is based on a mono-view and multiple scale image-based visual servo using dynamic zoom and focus and is decomposed in two mains parts.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tmech.2010.2040900 fatcat:ujaizrahyfegbguhvjtleatqiq

Robotic micromanipulation for microassembly: modelling by sequencial function chart and achievement by multiple scale visual servoings

Brahim Tamadazte, Nadine Le Fort-Piat, Sounkalo Dembélé, Guillaume Fortier
2009 Journal of Micro-Nano Mechatronics  
So, the usual visual control law is modified in order to take into account this relation.  ...  This task is formalized through the notion of basic tasks which are organized in a logical sequence represented by a function chart and interpreted as the model of the behavior of the experimental setup  ...  Four faces and the roof in two microparts were mounted and soldered in a SEM (Scanning Electron Microscope) chamber.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12213-009-0019-0 fatcat:y3pwypvdujh3xhfm43v4usi2xq

μSmartScope: 3D-printed Smartphone Microscope with Motorized Automated Stage

Luís Rosado, João Oliveira, Maria João M. Vasconcelos, José M. Correia da Costa, Dirk Elias, Jaime S. Cardoso
2017 Proceedings of the 10th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies  
However, reliable identification of parasitic infections requires in-depth train and access to proper equipment for subsequent microscopic analysis.  ...  Microscopic examination is currently the gold standard test for diagnosis of several neglected tropical diseases.  ...  Societal Efficiency Gains', NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000026.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0006155800380048 dblp:conf/biostec/RosadoOVCEC17 fatcat:xuxrneiycjco3oitz7dbeerslq

Application of Liquid Bridging Force in Manipulation and Assembly of Microparts

Shigeomi Koshimizu
2009 International Journal of Automation Technology  
However, this method poses difficulties in quick release, due to static electricity. Here we propose a new handling method based on liquid bridging force.  ...  The pick & place method and the assembly method using liquid bridging force for microparts are shown in this paper. Measurement results of liquid bridging force are also described.  ...  The first, second and the third authors would also like to thank for the support provided by Yousef Jameel Scholarship.  ... 
doi:10.20965/ijat.2009.p0308 fatcat:xdl3esfzpnhpfbthio5fcnjwr4

Telepresence for in-situ experiment control [article]

B Parvin, B Crowley, L Wu, J Taylor, W Johnston
1997
We present an approach for remote operation of instruments in the Internet environment.  ...  Our testbed is a 1.5 MeV transmission electron microscope, which can now be used on-line via the global Internet.  ...  Visual servoing is the process of interpreting the video data and manipulating various control mechanisms based on the image content.  ... 
doi:10.5170/cern-1997-008.73 fatcat:wcerbg4z3rb3tl6cn3zvrhk3ee

Cell-Based Screening: Extracting Meaning from Complex Data

Steven Finkbeiner, Michael Frumkin, Paul D. Kassner
2015 Neuron  
Analysis of Longitudinal Single-Cell Data from Screens in Primary Neurons (A) Shows a typical montage of microscope fields at the first-time scan after image segmentation.  ...  Assaying calcium flux in cells for inhibitors be determined based on efficient knockdown of known pathway of a calcium channel or substrate phosphorylation for inhibitors genes by a panel of siRNA  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2015.02.023 pmid:25856492 pmcid:PMC4457442 fatcat:ga75dx66j5bm7lzenl6acq6j6u

Track I

2014 Biomedical Engineering  
Abstract The assessment of the cellularity in bone marrow is an essential step in diagnostic processes in pathology.  ...  The quantification of cell maturity at microscopic level is a tedious and error-prone task and heavily relies on the experience of the pathologists.  ...  Acknowledgment: We thank Peter Erfurt, Hannover Medical School, Institute for Audioneurotechnology, for support in specimen and medium preparation.  ... 
doi:10.1515/bmt-2014-5008 pmid:25385893 fatcat:4o7vqkhdmfgk5fjzqpeh74x5te

Correlative SICM-FCM reveals changes in morphology and kinetics of endocytic pits induced by disease-associated mutations in dynamin

Tayyibah Ali, Joanna Bednarska, Stéphane Vassilopoulos, Martin Tran, Ivan A. Diakonov, Azza Ziyadeh-Isleem, Pascale Guicheney, Julia Gorelik, Yuri E. Korchev, Mary M. Reilly, Marc Bitoun, Andrew Shevchuk
2019 The FASEB Journal  
Collectively, our SICM-FCM findings at single CCP level, backed up by electron microscopy data, argue for the impairment of several forms of endocytosis in DNM2-linked CNM.  ...  In this paper, we used live correlative scanning ion conductance microscopy (SICM) and fluorescence confocal microscopy (FCM) to study how disease-associated mutations affect the morphology and kinetics  ...  of CME efficiency.  ... 
doi:10.1096/fj.201802635r pmid:31017801 pmcid:PMC6593877 fatcat:neowpbzkifgmrevfxaqk7eei2u

Active Optical Range Imaging Sensors [chapter]

Paul J. Besl
1989 Springer Series in Perception Engineering  
In this survey, the relative capabilities of different sensors and sensing methods are evaluated using a figure of merit based on range accuracy, depth of field, and image acquisition time.  ...  They are unique imaging devices in that the image data points explicitly represent scene surface geometry in a sampled form.  ...  Servo-Robot (1987) manufactures the Saturn and the Jupiter line scan range sensors. Both are based on synchronous scanning.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4612-4532-2_1 fatcat:jacqk6hhwzf73nvhonxitx6d6q

Active, optical range imaging sensors

Paul J. Besl
1988 Machine Vision and Applications  
In this survey, the relative capabilities of different sensors and sensing methods are evaluated using a figure of merit based on range accuracy, depth of field, and image acquisition time.  ...  They are unique imaging devices in that the image data points explicitly represent scene surface geometry in a sampled form.  ...  Servo-Robot (1987) manufactures the Saturn and the Jupiter line scan range sensors. Both are based on synchronous scanning.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf01212277 fatcat:lmfx4oehf5be3eh7tgxxuu3lju

Perseverance's Scanning Habitable Environments with Raman and Luminescence for Organics and Chemicals (SHERLOC) Investigation

Rohit Bhartia, Luther W. Beegle, Lauren DeFlores, William Abbey, Joseph Razzell Hollis, Kyle Uckert, Brian Monacelli, Kenneth S. Edgett, Megan R. Kennedy, Margarite Sylvia, David Aldrich, Mark Anderson (+84 others)
2021 Space Science Reviews  
AbstractThe Scanning Habitable Environments with Raman and Luminescence for Organics and Chemicals (SHERLOC) is a robotic arm-mounted instrument on NASA's Perseverance rover.  ...  microscopic scales (∼13 μm/pixel) to infinity.  ...  We also like to thank all the support of everyone who participated in a review board for any subsystem during the 6 years of instrument design and development.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11214-021-00812-z fatcat:ecmw34cxfrcv5bj4awpivbugyy
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