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Tools of Multiplexing: Advances in Fluorophores and Filters for Imaging

“At the heart of the power of multiplexing are two technological innovations: fluorophores…and optical filters for the imaging instruments…” In part 2 of a 3-part series on multiplexing, Chroma Technology, in collaboration with Science Magazine, talks more about the technological advances that have developed to help make multiplexing a more powerful method of imaging, as … Continue reading

January 19, 2020 Blog, Cameras and Imaging, Chroma Technology, Optics, Spectroscopy

Increased Power and Energy from Femtosecond Laser CARBIDE

Light Conversion, the largest manufacturer of femtosecond optical parametric amplifiers (OPAs) and non-collinear OPAs, has launched the CARBIDE laser with double strength. Now the laser output power increases to 80 W. This opens up additional possibilities for both industrial and scientific customers. CARBIDE features market-leading output parameters along with a robust design. Tunable parameters include … Continue reading

January 16, 2020 Blog, Lasers, Light Conversion

Fluorescence Multiplexing in Microscopy Imaging and Flow Cytometry

Fluorescence multiplexing itself is not new, but its power to acquire large amounts of relevant biological information quickly has advanced significantly in the last few years. Do you have questions about multiplexing? Despite its usefulness to correlate multiple elements, many are unfamiliar with recent advances which are expanding application of this technique. That is why … Continue reading

January 15, 2020 Blog, Cameras and Imaging, Chroma Technology, Spectroscopy

New Diffractive Lens Array Diffusers from Holo/Or

Various laser applications require precise and efficient diffusers at low angles. Holo/Or’s new diffractive lens array diffusers have total (<10-5) ROC accuracy and feature diffraction efficiencies of ~ 95%, with no dead zones between the lenses. Due to their thinness and diffractive nature, they are not affected by thermal lensing and other temperature-related effects and … Continue reading

January 8, 2020 Blog, Holo/Or, Optics

Herzan Provides Solutions for Electron Microscopy Vibrations

For over 25 years, Herzan has partnered with electron microscopy users to achieve more from their research by removing the disruptive acoustic, vibration, and EMI noise that would affect their measurements, causing distortions to the images. Benefits of Choosing Herzan Herzan: Designs comprehensive environmental solutions catering specifically to the needs of electron microscopy users Offers … Continue reading

December 15, 2019 Blog, Herzan, Motion Control