An optical system includes a dynamically focused lens that variably changes focal length to focus light on a material under evaluation at discrete axial depths, and a scanning element that laterally scans the material to focus light on the material at points that are laterally adjacent the axial depth.
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College of Optics and Photonics
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Nonprovisional Application Record
Rolland, Jannick and Murali, Supraja, "Dynamically Focused Optical Instrument" (2012). UCF Patents. 137.