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laboratory and research supplies & equipment, test & measuring instruments

Portable Automated Cell Counter produces results in 15 sec.

September 22, 2015

Via automated cell counting and detailed reporting, 195 x 237 x 272 mm Cell Counter model R1 conserves time and simplifies counting process for routine cell culturing. Features include liquid lens autofocus technology, which mimics how human eye focuses; multifunctional software, and 7 in. touchscreen with intuitive UI. Unit can store up to 1,000 counts and 300 different cell protocols for accelerated setup and counting, and counts (as well as images) can also be saved and exported. Read More

optics & photonics, vision systems

High-Speed FRAP Imaging Platform is fast, flexible, and accurate.

September 9, 2015

Designed for researchers using IX3 open source concept IX83 and IX73 microscopes, cellFRAP deck system provides accurate and flexible live-cell photomanipulation as well as various evaluation options for data presentation. Diffraction-limited laser spot enables high-intensity and precise positioning of bleaching region across full FOV and negates need to move sample, while spot quality allows flexibility in position and shape of bleaching region and enables control of the bleaching area. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, optics & photonics

Virtual Slide Scanners support fluorescence applications.

March 20, 2015

Providing high-speed fluorescence and brightfield scanning, with ability to scan brightfield slide in under 2 min, VS120 Series offers automated approach to digitizing and sharing images and data across research, clinical, and educational applications. Model VS120-S6, equipped with Hamamatsu Orca Flash 4.0 sCMOS fluorescence camera, can scan up to 6 slides automatically with re-designed scanning stage supporting 60x and 100x oil immersion or 30x and 60x silicon objectives. Read More

laboratory and research supplies & equipment, optics & photonics

Multiphoton Microscopes are suited for live cell, in-vivo imaging.

February 23, 2015

FluoView FVMPE-RS series includes multiphoton laser scanning microscopes with gantry frame and inverted microscope frames. Gantry microscope frame features stable, arch-like structure that allows space beneath objective to accommodate experiments of varied sizes. Volume of 640 x 355 x 520 mm is available if stage is removed. Inverted microscope frame is suited for observation of cells in 3D cultures, where multiple layers of cells are cultured in petri dish or similar vessel. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

One-Line Illuminator supports TIRF microscopy.

February 16, 2015

Suited for use with laser combiners, cellTIRF-1L features motorized Total Internal Reflection angle control. Illuminator can also be used with 3rd party lasers and enables multi-fluorescence samples to be sequentially imaged at same penetration depth. Control is managed by software integration or via Olympus Real-Time Controller for accurate live cell imaging. Read More

vision systems

High-Speed 5 MP Microscope Camera performs Full HD live imaging.

November 28, 2014

Built on CMOS technology, SC50 achieves Full HD images at 32 fps for capturing and recording dynamic events and delivering images to monitor or projector. Light Guide technology in sensor prevents dispersal of light before it hits each pixel to boost camera light sensitivity, and pixel size is 2.2 microns. While noise is minimized from acquired image, and noise reduction algorithm protects against trail artefacts. Features include fine focusing, zoom, and automatic/continuous White Balance.<br /> Read More


Imaging Software helps users understand biological processes.

November 5, 2014

Assisting researchers in gaining deeper understanding of dynamic biological processes, cellSens v1.12 ensures efficient use of time-lapse experiments and microscopy hardware. Graphical Experiment Manager interface facilitates setup of complex acquisition sequences and protocols, enables seamless control of motorized hardware, and maximizes efficiency of multi-color z-stacking experiments. GEM also enables investigations into short-term dynamics and long-term sample evolution side by side. Read More

vision systems

Digital Cameras deliver Full-HD live images to monitor.

October 29, 2014

Intended for microscopy applications, 5 MP Model DP27 and 3 MP Model DP22 offer frame rates of 22 and 30 fps, respectively. Progressive readout ensures fluid and true-to-life experience, suitable for both analysis and viewing comfort. High-Fidelity Mode generates images which are true to oculars, while Normal Mode optimizes colors for pale stained samples or for clearly presenting to audience. When using phase-contrast, Cell Culture Mode produces balanced image, free from typical fringes. Read More

optics & photonics

Microscope achieves up to 120 nm optical resolution.

October 8, 2014

FluoView FV1200, when used with Olympus FV-OSR software module, lets users access Super Resolution technology, which facilitates research by revealing subtle mechanisms at work within cells or tissue. Able to reaching 120 nm resolution with simultaneous multicolor capture, 3D confocal laser scanning microscopy tool is based on modular IX83 automated inverted microscope platform and capable of up to 5 simultaneous fluorescent detection channels. Read More

optics & photonics, vision systems

Objective Lenses enable deep imaging of biological samples.

September 18, 2014

Intended for multiphoton excitation (MPE) and light sheet applications, XLPLN10XSVMP and XLSLPLN25XGMP support for range of refractive indices (RIs) and enable deep imaging of tissues treated with clearing agents as well as live-cell imaging and light sheet microscopy techniques. Dedicated objectives, which have 8 mm working distance and 400&ndash;1,600 nm transmittance range, also offer field number of 27.5 and correction collar. Latter allows compensation of refractive index mismatches. Read More


Imaging Software seamlessly controls motorized hardware.

June 5, 2014

Able to facilitate setup of complex acquisition sequences and protocols, cellSens v1.11 features GEM interface that lets user draw their experimental schematic on-screen with drag-and-drop actions. Interface capabilities also cover control of motorized stages, enabling automation of multi-position experiments. Providing insights into biological processes, features include online ratiometric analysis, real-time results delivery, and control of rapid focusing devices for 3D applications. Read More

laboratory and research supplies & equipment, optics & photonics

Multiphoton Microscope offers deep-imaging solution.

September 25, 2013

Designed for electrophysiology and optogenetics studies, Olympus FluoView FVMPE-RS combines resonance scanner with galvanometer scanner, capturing 512 x 32 images at 438 fps as well as 512 x 512 full-frame images at 30 fps without any reduction in field of view. System offers 4-axis auto-alignment capability, and multiphoton excitation at wavelengths of 1,300 nm, with ability to support wavelengths up to 1,600 nm. Objectives with working distances of 2, 4, or 8 mm deliver super-deep imaging. Read More

optics & photonics

Optical Modules enhance live cell imaging performance.

August 26, 2013

Extending capabilities of customizable IX3 inverted microscope frame, interchangeable optical modules promote usability and accuracy via motorized components. Swappable deck design allows modules to be exchanged into accessible infinite light path, adapting microscope to user requirements. Functionality provided by these modules fosters optimization for range of live cell imaging applications, including in-vitro fertilization.<br /> <br /> Read More

laboratory and research supplies & equipment, optics & photonics

Modular Incubators meet live cell imaging workflow needs.

June 20, 2013

Allowing for precise environmental condition control as well as remote monitoring for advanced live cell imaging, cellVivo flexible incubation system is fully adaptable for basic and high-end IX3 microscope systems. Enclosure types, which act as base incubator box, are available in models from light-shielded with safely laser-lock to standard plain transparent enclosure. Incubator is accessible with one hand, allowing user to simultaneously handle incubator and their specimens. Read More

optics & photonics

Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope minimizes phototoxicity.

December 5, 2012

Suited for life science applications such as FRAP, FLIP, and photo-activation, FluoView FV1200 boosts sensitivity of laser scanning microscopy with living cells or unstable fluorophores. System combines accuracy of IX83 frame with fluorescence sensitivity and simultaneous laser stimulation of cells. Reflective, silver-coated galvanometer scanning mirrors and dual-channel GaAsP FluoView PMT module maximize light transfer and detection, allowing for laser power reduction. Read More


Microscopy Imaging Software aids materialographic analysis.

November 19, 2012

OLYMPUS Stream v1.8 has automated multiple stage location engine and document storage feature with filters, free text search, and automatic image saving. Software can measure material porosity, especially in steel castings. Throwing power feature measures distribution of copper plating thickness, while particle distribution measurement supports size, shape, and color histograms. Measurement toolbar can include tools for calculating asymmetries, throat thickness, and multiple distances. Read More

laboratory and research supplies & equipment, optics & photonics

Inverted Research Microscopes feature open access light path.

September 27, 2012

Designed for live cell imaging and clinical analysis, IX3 Series includes fully automated Model IX83 for high-end research; Model IX73, which can be configured in manual, semi-motorized, or motorized modes; and Model IX53 with fluorescent capabilities for examination of tissue samples. Models IX73 and IX83 have swappable deck design, which allows optical modules to be slipped in and out as needed, including magnification changers, filter turrets, and right side port. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, software

CLSM Software optimizes material science imaging, analysis.

September 18, 2012

Compatible with Windows 7, 64-bit operation, LEXT OLS4000 Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope (CLSM) Software v2.2 includes 3D multilayer function that can measure transparent layers, allowing accurate measurement and subsequent analysis of multiple layers within single sample. CLSM design of LEXT OLS4000 facilitates non-contact measurement of surface roughness, thus maintaining sample integrity while obtaining dimensions of micro-geometries. Read More

optics & photonics, vision systems

TIRF Objective Lens features numerical aperture of 1.7.

July 30, 2012

Utilizing special sapphire glass in combination with low auto-fluorescence immersion oil, NA 1.7 APON100×HOTIRF enables imaging of intracellular molecules. Objective also provides optical performance required for super resolution applications and Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence (TIRF) co-localization studies, with extremely high spatial resolution generated by thin optical slices at surface of specimen. With magnification of 100X, objective is also suited for in-vitro TIRF microscopy. Read More

optics & photonics

Objective Lens images 8 mm deep into biological samples.

April 30, 2012

With 8 mm working distance, 0.9 NA, and correction collar, XLSLPLN25XSVMP SCALEVIEW 25x objective lens enables deep imaging of tissues without requiring potentially damaging micro-dissections. Product works with SCALEVIEW-A2 clearing reagent and enables crisp, clear imaging of structures, such as neurons. When used with FluoView FV1000MPE multiphoton microscope, lens lets users obtain complete system that avoids occurrence of artifacts due to slicing. Read More

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