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PCO Provides the World’s Widest Range of sCMOS-cameras
Mar. 05, 2015

PCO Provides the World’s Widest Range of sCMOS-cameras

With the addition of two new models, PCO now provides eight sCMOS-cameras, one for almost every application. The new pco.edge 3.1 and pco.edge 4.2LT have become our new entry-level cameras. Dr. Gerhard Holst, Head of Research at PCO: "Our objective when developing these entry-level sCMOS models was to provide researchers with small budgets the opportunity to use world class cameras while pursuing their research." more
Scientists Like it Fast
Mar. 03, 2015

Scientists Like it Fast

In point of care diagnostics, the so called "Lab-on-a-Chip" devices proved that they have huge advantages compared to normal large scale laboratories. These micro-systems are highly miniaturized, complex devices, dealing with only small volumes (a few µl) of reagents and high-throughputs (several ml/s). Consequently, they provide lower turnaround times and costs [1].
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Andor´s Zyla 4.2 – Offering the Highest QE Available from sCMOS Technology
Mar. 31, 2014

Andor´s Zyla 4.2 – Offering the Highest QE Available from sCMOS Technology

Zyla sCMOS has proven a superb camera choice for the biologist and microscopist.

Many simply see the Zyla as an amazing value, superb price/performance 'workhorse' camera with which to replace their existing interline CCD and upgrade the performance of their fluorescence microscope. more
A Perfect Match: Choosing the Right Digital Camera for your Microscopy Application
Feb. 10, 2014

A Perfect Match: Choosing the Right Digital Camera for your Microscopy Application

Capturing and documenting a true-to-life representation of your sample is an important aspect of microscopy, achieved using the digital camera. Digital cameras specialized for microscopy come in all shapes and sizes, and selecting the best camera for your system can be a daunting task. It can be of help to consider four main features that essentially dictate camera performance: color reproduction, sensitivity, live image quality and resolution. Being aware of what these parameters really mean for your chosen application will guide you to a camera to complete your microscope system and truly enhance your experience. more
Leica Microsystems Software for 3D Analysis, 3D Measurement and 3D Visualization
Jan. 06, 2014

Leica Microsystems Software for 3D Analysis, 3D Measurement and 3D Visualization

Leica Application Suite Advanced Fluorescence (LAS AF) 3.2 focuses on 3D analysis, 3D measurements and 3D visualization. The 3D functionalities are especially interesting for users of Leica SR GSD 3D: They make Ground State Depletion (GSD) data visible as volume rendered images and therefore add a third dimension to super-resolution images.
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Photonic Science Introduces sCMOS Cameras with Open Source Software
May. 07, 2013

Photonic Science Introduces sCMOS Cameras with Open Source Software

Photonic Science has introduced a new range of sCMOS camera for microscopy and spectroscopy applications. more
Scanned LSFM with Confocal Detection
Apr. 08, 2013

Scanned LSFM with Confocal Detection

Light sheet fluorescence microscopy (LSFM) is a technique with a vivid development [1, 2]. In contrast to epi-illumination microscopy the sample is illuminated with a thin light sheet orthogonally to the detection path. Most often the sheet is formed by rapidly scanning a laser beam across the sample. This illumination yields intrinsic optical sectioning and reduction of photobleaching and phototoxicity since excitation is limited to fluorophores inside the observation plane. This is particularly beneficial for long term imaging in developmental biology and reduces image background [3-5].
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Apr. 04, 2013

Hamamatsu Photonics presents ORCA-Flash4.0 V2 for Light Sheet Microscopy

Dr. Keith Bennett, Senior Technician at Hamamatsu Photonics introduces ORCA-Flash4.0 V2. This digital camera has two scan speeds, a lightsheet readout mode and individualized documentation.

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Pixel Size & Sensitivity
Jan. 21, 2013

Pixel Size & Sensitivity

The number of pixels in image sensors is of central importance for the image quality. There is a general tendency towards higher resolutions, because they are associated with higher information content. Higher resolutions mean smaller pixels. The sensitivity of the pixels is another important feature (characteristic) of an image sensor. Larger pixel image sensors are said to be more sensitive than smaller pixel sensors. This article explores the relationship between the pixel size of an image sensor and its sensitivity.
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Andor Introduces Zyla sCMOS Camera
Dec. 28, 2012

Andor Introduces Zyla sCMOS Camera

Andor's Zyla sCMOS camera offers high speed, high sensitivity imaging performance in a remarkably light and compact, TE cooled design. Zyla is ideally suited to many cutting-edge applications that push the boundaries of speed, offering sustained frame rate performance of up to 100 fps, faster with ROIs. more
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