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optics & photonics

Automated Digital Microscope suits QA/QC applications.

June 4, 2014

Incorporating optical engine with zoom, overview camera, and coaxial illumination, Smartzoom 5 uses macro recording mode to optimize workflow for repeat sample analyses in step-by-step manner. QA/QC GUI combines with gesture control to support seamless macro-to-detail workflow. System's guided workflow, in combination with calibrated components, supports user-independent measurement results and can export reports of routine measurements, as well as failure analysis, to Word templates. Read More

optics & photonics

FIB/SEM, Ablation Laser accelerates sample preparation.

March 26, 2012

Suited for examination of samples where target structure is deeply buried under material layers, AURIGA® Laser combines advantages of AURIGA® CrossBeam (FIB-SEM) workstation with capabilities of pulsed micro-focus laser. Scanning laser is nanosecond pulsed, diode-pumped, solid-state laser operating at 355 nm. Retrieving target structure is achieved automatically, and laser is equipped with CAD software controlling scanner head to realize specific ablation patterns. Read More

optics & photonics, vision systems

Scale Objective Lens supports brain research.

March 20, 2012

Using confocal laser scanning or multiphoton microscope, plan-apochromatic 20x/1.0 VIS-IR Objective Lens makes it possible to acquire 3D images of nerve cells down to depths of 5.6 mm in intact tissue. This permits visualization of branches of nerve cells and imaging of connections. Lens has been redesigned for clearing method known as Scale. Water-based reagent transforms sheath substance of nerve cells into transparent matrix without impairing signals from fluorescent marker and tracer substances. Read More

sensors, monitors & transducers, software, test & measuring instruments

Hardware/Software Interface connects light and SEMs.

November 15, 2010

Comprising transferable specimen holder and software module, Shuttle and Find Interface for correlative light and electron microscopy enables users to recall regions of interest in fixed specimens in electron microscope that were previously identified in light microscope and vice versa. Process allows for rapid and precise overlay of light and electron microscope images, high-resolution magnification of details, and merger of functional and structural information. Read More

optics & photonics, test & measuring instruments

Tissue Culture Microscope has compact, ergonomic design.

November 11, 2010

Designed to accelerate and facilitate inspection of living cells, Primo Vert Monitor incorporates digital camera and LCD. Monitor can be tilted from 45° to 80° to accommodate individual postures, and microscopic images can be stored to SD memory card via integrated push-to-save camera. Features also include one universal phase slider for all objectives from 10x, 20x, and 40x; LED lighting; and objective-indicators that hasten magnification identification. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, optics & photonics, sensors, monitors & transducers, vision systems

LED Light Source aids fluorescence microscopy.

September 17, 2010

Featuring modular design, Colibri Illumination System employs up to 4 LEDs, each individually and instantly controlled by electrical current without mechanical switching devices. LEDs of different colors can be used in combination, giving users option of seeing multiple fluorochromes simultaneously or rapidly capturing sequential images of each fluorochrome. Intensity of each LED module can be adjusted in percentage steps, enabling equidistant multichannel images to be realized in time-lapse-series. Read More

vision systems

Compact Prime Lenses are designed for HDSLR cameras.

April 30, 2010

Compact Prime CP.2 lenses feature interchangeable mounts, which include PL, EF, and F mounts, for use with wide range of cameras. Iris opening consists of 14 high-precision blades, which stay consistently round and symmetrical over entire T-stop range. This translates into natural and out-of-focus highlights and smooth bokeh. Covering full-frame 24 x 36 image format without vignetting, lenses will be based around common aperture of T2.1 for standard set. Read More

vision systems

Zoom Camera Lens covers ANSI Super 35 image area of 0.980 x 0.7362 in.

April 29, 2010

Available with PL, EF, and F mounts, Lightweight Zoom LWZ.2 weighs 2 kg and can be used with wide range of cameras, from traditional cine to HDSLR systems. Lens features radically shaped spherical glass surfaces and large-diameter aspherical lens elements, which minimize spherical aberrations and keep image free of distortions. T* XP multi-layer anti-reflex coating minimizes flare and internal reflections for high contrasts and deep blacks. Read More

optics & photonics

LED-Based Microscope suits single fluorescence applications.

August 24, 2009

Available with 3 fluorescence attachments, Primo Star iLED Microscope enables users to work with different dyes such as FITC, Dapi, and Rhodamine/Cy 3, making it suited for training, routine procedures, and basic research. For training in particular, fluorescence excitation through LED illumination is beneficial as there are no warm-up or cool-down times. Excitation lamps do not need to be readjusted, enabling user to start working as soon as light source is turned on. Read More

vision systems

Pocket Binoculars have waterproof, protective lens coating.

August 24, 2009

Victory Compact 8x20 T and 10x25 T are available with LotuTec® coating on objective and eyepiece lenses to promote visibility even in adverse weather conditions. Coating lets water bead off lens without residue and facilitates cleaning. Contact angle of over 110º ensures water droplet retains its spherical shape and beads off surface with optimum efficiency. Also, dielectric mirror coatings on Schmidt-Pechan prisms optimize transmission. Read More


Microscopy Software helps cell biologists with FRET examinations.

August 21, 2009

AxioVision v4.7 microscopy software enables cell biologists to obtain quantitative temporal and spatial information about bonding and interaction between proteins, lipids, enzymes, DNA, and RNA in vivo. Users can define their own formulas or use pre-programmed FRET (fluorescence energy transfer) formulas. Software can be used with motorized Axio Imager or Cell Observer systems, and also works with manual fluorescence microscopes using filter sets for FRET measurements. Read More

optics & photonics

Electron Microscope combines high resolution and analysis.

August 21, 2009

Based on GEMINI II column, MERLIN(TM) FE-SEM achieves image resolution of 0.8 nm. Sample current up to 300 nA is available for analytical purposes such as EDS and WDS, EBSD, or generation of cathodoluminescence. Complete Detection System consists of in-lens SE detector for surface imaging, in-lens EsB detector for material contrast, and AsB detector for dispersed backscattered electrons. For high-resolution imaging of non-conductive samples, unit includes charge compensation system. Read More

optics & photonics

Scanning Electron Microscope features variable pressure mode.

August 21, 2009

Featuring GEMINI® column and variable pressure technology, SIGMA VP FE-SEM is compatible with Carl Zeiss BSD and VPSE G3 detectors, which provide imaging of non-conducting specimens. Chamber includes provision for all WDS variants as well as geometry suitable for co-planar EDS and EBSD analysis. System control is by means of SmartSEM® software package with intuitive interface and GEMINI column. Read More


Microscope Imaging Software captures images and measurement data.

June 19, 2009

Intended for cell biologists, neurobiologists, physiologists, and electrophysiologists, AxioVision Physiology Module enable real-time image capture and measurement of physiological parameters in living cells during microscopic observation online and afterwards offline. Integrating with microscopes and cameras, software is suited for determination of calcium concentrations or pH values through ratiometric calculation of fluorescence images after addition of indicators, such as Fura-2 or Indo-1. Read More

laboratory and research supplies & equipment, optics & photonics

Laser Scanning Microscope has 2 separate scanners.

May 15, 2009

Multiphoton laser scanning microscope, LSM 7 MP, features 2 excitation lasers that can be set to different wavelengths and used either simultaneously or sequentially for specimen imaging and manipulation. With scan module optimised for excitation light up to 1,100 nm, fluorescence excitation deep inside tissue samples is possible without phototoxic damage associated with high intensity light. Suitable applications include high resolution 3D and functional imaging. Read More

laboratory and research supplies & equipment, optics & photonics, test & measuring instruments

Spinning Disc Microscope captures life's transient events.

April 15, 2009

Used for confocal observation in live cell imaging experiments, Cell Observer SD can capture cellular processes without damaging cells and maintain optimum conditions for survival over extended periods. It integrates Yokogawa Electric Corporation's CSU-X1 confocal scanning unit, and all major incubation parameters, such as temperature and CO2 content, are saved automatically together with image data. All settings are made via AxioVision software. Read More

laboratory and research supplies & equipment, optics & photonics, test & measuring instruments

Laser Scanning Microscope allows 3D imaging of surfaces.

January 16, 2009

Suited for materials research, LSM 700 measures fine roughness and soft surfaces. Combination of fluorescence and reflection techniques enables precision examination of semiconductors, metal, glass, and polymers with high information content. Design, optimized for reproducibility of measured values, permits precise capture of 3D topography or determination of finest roughness without damaging surface. Read More

laboratory and research supplies & equipment, optics & photonics

Microscope is designed for electrophysiological experiments.

August 27, 2008

Optimized for flexibility and safety, Axio Examiner fixed stage microscope supports configuration with 4 upper parts, 2 lower parts, as well as various components - stages, micropipettes, light sources - and motorization options. Several interfaces are also available, and specimen area is extendable to free working distance of up to 100 mm. Connection of up to 2 AxioCam cameras and use of AxioVision v4.7 software with physiology module facilitate quantitative evaluation. Read More

laboratory and research supplies & equipment, optics & photonics, test & measuring instruments

Materials Microscope features modular design.

July 11, 2008

Designed for routine applications in materials microscopy, Axio Scope.A1 includes 5 microscope upper bodies, 3 lower bodies, and 2 Vario columns which can be selected for respective requirements and combined into optimally customized microscope system. Sample area height can be continuously set up to 380 mm high, depending on configuration. Enabling C-DIC and PlasDIC techniques, unit offers 2-position sliders and 4- and 6-position reflector turrets as reflector modules. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, health, medical and dental supplies & equipment, material handling & storage, optics & photonics

Digital Slide Scanner offers 12-slide storage capacity.

February 21, 2008

With horizontal loading system, MIRAX MIDI offers method of mounting both freshly cover-slipped slides and non-standard slides. Unit is modified to meet needs of clinical pathology departments and toxicopathology research laboratories by allowing ample walk-away time and simultaneous scanning of samples from dose and control group. Fluorescence option is available to enable scanning of slides in up to 10 different fluorescence channels at same time. Read More

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