Mar. 23, 2012
Carl Zeiss has launched Auriga laser which combines the specific advantages of the Auriga CrossBeam (FIB-SEM) workstation with the capabilities of a pulsed micro-focus laser for fast ablation of material.
moreFeb. 16, 2012
Leica Microsystems and APE, Berlin have developed a fully integrated confocal system with the capability for CARS (Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering) imaging, the Leica TCS CARS.
The microscope system is based on the Leica TCS SP5 II and benefits from imaging at video rate and a resolution of 8 x 8 Mpx for morphological studies.
moreFeb. 15, 2012
Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Hamburg, Germany, have discovered that the elastic part of the protein myomesin can stretch to two and a half times its original length, unfolding in a way that was up to now unknown.
moreJan. 11, 2012
Since several years, time-resolved fluorescence measurements can be performed with commercially available confocal laser scanning microscopes (LSM) that have been upgraded with a suited upgrade kit. The polarization extension for PicoQuant's upgrade kit for LSM can now also perform polarization measurements.
moreJan. 04, 2012
Ametek Inc. has acquired Technical Manufacturing Corporation (TMC) , a world leader in high-performance vibration isolation systems and optical test benches used to isolate highly sensitive instruments for the microelectronics, life sciences, photonics and ultra-precision manufacturing industries.
The privately held manufacturer, headquartered in Peabody, MA, has estimated annual sales of approximately $30 million.
moreOct. 28, 2011
The BX3 clinical microscope system from Olympus is used for analysis and disease diagnosis in pathology and cytology. Images with accurately rendered colours are created with a true colour LED illumination technology and built in Light Intensity Manager (LIM).
moreAug. 18, 2011
QImaging has introduced the Rolera Thunder EMCCD microscopy camera, a high-sensitive, low-light fluorescence imaging EMCCD camera.
• Super resolution microscopy (STORM, PALM)
• Single molecule fluorescence microscopy
• Bose-Einstein condensate
moreAug. 17, 2011
QImaging has launched QCapture Pro 7 imaging software.
moreJun. 10, 2011
JPK Instruments has reported on the work from the Pharmaceutical Sciences Department of the Medical School at the University of Nebraska. The Department has selected the JPK ForceRobot 300 system to extend their studies applying atomic force microscopy in the measurement of single molecule force spectroscopy.
moreJun. 10, 2011
Olympus has introduced UPLSAPO30xS and UPLSAPO60xS, two new silicon immersion objectives for life science imaging.
The lenses are ideal for live cell experiments, particularly those investigating thick samples or requiring long-term imaging.