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Airyscanning
Aug. 24, 2014

Airyscanning

Confocal laser scanning microscopes (CLMs) are renowned for their sectioning capability. This feature is enabled by the use of pinhole, which rejects out-of-focus light. Less appreciated, on the other hand, is the gain in lateral resolution by this type of microscopes for one obvious reason. more
Carl Zeiss´s LSM 880 with Airyscan: Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope for Super-resolution Microscopy
Jul. 31, 2014

Carl Zeiss´s LSM 880 with Airyscan: Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope for Super-resolution ...

Carl Zeiss Microscopy has released LSM 880 with Airyscan. The confocal laser scanning microscope enables fast and high sensitivity super-resolution microscopy in x, y and z, and high image-acquisition speed in one system.
With the new confocal technology, users achieve a 1.7x higher resolution in all spatial dimensions, 140 nm laterally and 400 nm axially. The improved sensitivity leads to better image quality and increased speed. The whole imaging process is possible with standard sample preparation and labeling protocols. more
It´s a Small World
Jul. 14, 2014

It´s a Small World

Widefield fluorescence, confocal, and multiphoton microscopy push the boundaries of knowledge. Current capabilities of fluorescence microscopy are enabled by the availability of accurate mechanical components, many detector options, diverse light sources, precise optical filters, and high-quality objective lenses. Today's researchers are leveraging advances in components to improve microscopy.
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WITec and Tescan Introduce RISE Microscopy
Mar. 28, 2014

WITec and Tescan Introduce RISE Microscopy

WITec and Tescan have introduced RISE Microscopy, a correlative microscopy technique which combines confocal Raman Imaging and Scanning Electron (RISE) Microscopy within one integrated microscope system. more
RISE Microscopy
Mar. 27, 2014

RISE Microscopy

RISE Microscopy is a novel correlative microscopy technique that combines Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and confocal Raman Imaging. Through RISE Microscopy ultra-structural surface properties can be linked to molecular compound information.
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iChrome MLE: More than just Four Lasers in a Box
Mar. 19, 2014

iChrome MLE: More than just Four Lasers in a Box

TOPTICA's iChrome MLE is more than just the sum of four lasers in one box: it fully integrates different lasers and enhances them with unique features! The system delivers highest output powers up to 100 mW - from a single-mode polarization-maintaining fiber. All laser parameters can be conveniently operated via one control interface. more
Leica DCM8: High-Definition Confocal Microscopy and Interferometry in One Instrument
Feb. 13, 2014

Leica DCM8: High-Definition Confocal Microscopy and Interferometry in One Instrument

Leica Microsystems has introduced the Leica DCM8 for non-destructive three-dimensional surface profiling. more
attocube´s Photonic Probe Station
Feb. 07, 2014

attocube´s Photonic Probe Station

Photonic Integrated Circuits (PIC) are hot candidates for being employed in the next generation of optical and quantum communication systems because of their promise regarding very high information transfer speed, robustness and the compatibility with standard microelectronics devices technology. Furthermore, the extremely high sensitivity of resonant nanophotonics structures to light-matter interactions makes them ideal for a new classes of sensors with a broad range of possible applications in physics, biology and chemistry. more
Advanced Training: Microscopy Courses at the EMBL in 2014
Jan. 24, 2014

Advanced Training: Microscopy Courses at the EMBL in 2014

The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany offers a lot of different training courses in the field of microscopy.
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Superflat Beamsplitters
Dec. 30, 2013

Superflat Beamsplitters

Dichroics in highest level of performance are now available! They are manufactured by a special plasma coating technique, which results in a stress-free coating with fully dense dielectric films. Superflat dichroics with λ/10 specification after coating can be achieved on 2 mm substrates, no need of backside compensation or thick and expensive substrates. Typical applications are laser based spectroscopy methods like super-resolution microscopy, interferometry, TIRF microscopy, confocal microscopy etc. more
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