International Standard
ISO 8600-5:2020
Optics and photonics — Medical endoscopes and endotherapy devices — Part 5: Determination of optical resolution of rigid endoscopes with optics
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ISO 8600-5:2020
Edition 2
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ISO 8600-5:2020
Published (Edition 2, 2020)

ISO 8600-5:2020

ISO 8600-5:2020
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This document applies to rigid endoscopes designed for use in the practice of medicine. Endoscopes having a fibre-optic or opto-electronic imaging system are excluded. It specifies a test method for determining the optical resolution of endoscopes.

This document provides a measurement method for characterizing three aspects of the optical resolution of a rigid endoscope. Characteristic A is used to provide a simple measurement of the limiting resolution of the endoscope image. Characteristic B provides a measurement of low spatial frequency resolution and characterizes the sharpness, or contrast, of the endoscope image. Characteristic C provides a measurement of the spatial frequency response of the endoscope image.

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  •  : Published
     : 2020-11
    : International Standard published [60.60]
  •  : 2
     : 19
  • ISO/TC 172/SC 5
    37.020  11.040.55 
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