Product News: Optics & Photonics
Scale Objective Lens supports brain research.
Press Release Summary:
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.
Original Press Release
Redesigned Scale Objective Lens from Carl Zeiss for Brain Research
Press release date: March 8, 2012
Carl Zeiss Microscopy, LLC, offers microscopy solutions and systems for research, routine, and industrial applications. In addition, Carl Zeiss Microscopy markets microscopy systems for the clinical market, as well as optical sensor systems for industrial and pharmaceutical applications. Since 1846, Carl Zeiss has remained committed to enabling science and technology to go beyond what man can see. Today, Carl Zeiss is a global leader in the optical and opto-electronic industries. With 12,872 current employees and offices in over 30 countries, Carl Zeiss is represented in more than 100 countries with production centers in Europe, North America, Central America and Asia. For more information on the breadth of solutions offered by Carl Zeiss Microscopy, please visit www.zeiss.com/micro.