Microscope Objectives

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Excelitas Technologies® Exhibits Expanded Portfolio of Innovative Technology Solutions at Photonics West 2015

February 16, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Excelitas Technologies Corp., a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative, customized photonics solutions today announced today it is exhibiting a broad array of its products at the SPIE Photonics West 2015 conference, which takes  place February 10-12 at The Moscone Center in San Francisco, California.  The event marks the first time both Excelitas and... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Microscopy System offers expanded options and accessories.

February 3, 2015

Offering choice of 6 different sub lenses with magnifications of .35X, .5X, .75X, 1X, 1.5X, and 2X, Micro-Video Zoom Objective is suited for industrial robots, machine vision, quality control, and electronics fabrication. Video Adapters expand range of magnifications from low of .17X to high of 18X, while 2X C-Mount Adapter delivers up to 748X enlargement. To shorten overall length between camera and work piece, Right Angle Optical Beam Bender is available. 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 400–1,600 nm transmittance range, also offer field number of 27.5 and correction collar. Latter allows compensation of refractive index mismatches. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Compact Objective Assemblies simplify video microscopy.

April 28, 2014

Helping reduce imaging system weight and size while maintaining optical performance, TECHSPEC® Compact Objective Assemblies (2X, 5X and 10X) optimize each objective to allow for shorter tube lengths. Products are offered with standardized 30 mm ODs and C-mount threading to facilitate integration into system subassemblies, and magnification is user-configurable via addition of spacers. Each lens includes broadband anti-reflection coating to provide even light transmission in VIS spectrum. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Thickness-Compensated Objectives serve life science applications.

April 11, 2013

Available in 20X and 50X magnifications, Mitutoyo Glass Thickness-Compensated Infinity Corrected Objectives are suited for imaging objects through glass up to 3.5 mm thick in brightfield inspection microscopy and life sciences applications. These G Plan Apochromatic (Apo) objectives also suit such applications as imaging through coverslip or mediums such as agar, water, or nutrients. Products feature flat image surface over entire field of view. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Olympus' SCALEVIEW Microscope Objective Lenses Earn Three Prestigious Awards in Just a Few Months

December 18, 2012

Game-changing multiphoton optics for deeper tissue imaging<4444>Hamburg - The new line of Olympus SCALEVIEW multiphoton microscope objectives, which allow researchers to see far deeper into tissue than was ever possible before, has earned three prestigious life science product awards. The 25x Olympus 4mm (NA 1.0) and 8mm (NA 0.9) SCALEVIEW microscope objectives allow researchers to create highly... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Microscope Objectives suit life sciences applications.

October 8, 2012

Available in 4X&ndash;100X sizes, Olympus Plan Achromatic Objectives provide precise field flatness up to F.N.22 in brightfield, darkfield, or fluorescence microscopy. Olympus Plan Fluorite Objectives, available with high NA and oil immersion options in several sizes from 4X&ndash;100X, use multi-coatings to provide optimal flat field images from UV to NIR. Designed to reduce specimen damage, Olympus Long and Super Long Working Distance M-Plan Fluorite Objectives feature over 90% transmission from 400-700 nm. 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

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

Optics & Photonics

Objective Lens suits deep imaging of thick biological samples.

December 27, 2011

Featuring working distance of 4 mm, XLPLN25XSVMP SCALEVIEW 25x Objective Lens is optimised to match refractive index properties of SCALEVIEW-A2 clearing agent, which renders samples nearly translucent while preserving fluorescent signals, to produce maximum image quality, sharpness, and brightness. SCALEVIEW integrates with Olympus's FluoView FV1000MPE multiphoton microscopes and FV10-ASW software v3.1, providing power to visualize 3D structures in morphologically intact tissue. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Navitar Grants Trademark License for Hoffman Modulation Contrast® (HMC®) to Carl Zeiss

November 8, 2011

Rochester, New York - Navitar, Inc., a global leader in optical technology, today announced a new licensing agreement with German optics manufacturer Carl Zeiss MicroImaging GmbH. Under the terms of the contract, Carl Zeiss will license Navitar's Hoffman Modulation Contrast® (HMC®) trademark for use in their iHMC product line. Zeiss will manufacture objectives, modulators, slit apertures, and... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Custom Objective Lenses support 2-photon microscopy.

September 6, 2011

Able to meet need for working distances from 0.3-30 mm, apochromatic objectives are customized with high numerical apertures and long working distances for use with various sample sizes and applications. Lenses are also tailored to function at wavelengths from visible light at 390-750 nm to near infrared (NIR) at 700-1,400 nm. Depending on type of studies being done, 2-photon microscopy systems may also be modified for aqueous, oil, and vacuum research environments. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Silicon Oil-Immersion Objectives optimize life science imaging.

June 15, 2011

Model UPLSAPO30xS objectives feature 30x magnification and NA of 1.05, while UPSLAPO60xS units offer 60x magnification and NA of 1.30, allowing for imaging of live samples using fluorescence, confocal laser scanning, and multiphoton excitation. Minimizing refractive index mismatch and spherical aberration, units help capture high-resolution images of living samples, even deep into cells and tissues. Both have correction collar that can be adjusted to reduce spherical aberration even further. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Objective Lenses handle head-on and tilted angles of incidence.

May 28, 2008

With transmitted wavefront distortion of ¼-wave, peak-to-valley, TECHSPEC® High Performance ReflX(TM) Objectives feature numerical aperture of 0.28, working distance of more than 23 mm, and focal length of more than 13 mm. Tapered mechanical design allows use at angles of incidence up to 45°, while curved spider leg mounts eliminate diffraction effects in image plane that can occur with straight legs. Choice of coatings allow lenses to cover wavelength ranges from deep UV to 11 mm into IR. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

UV Microscope Objective has numerical aperture of 0.90.

May 28, 2008

UV microscope objective provides 0.28 micron spot imaging at wavelength of 248 nm and 0.41 micron spot imaging at wavelength of 365 nm. Featuring effective focal length of 5.5 mm and field of view of 100 microns, it is diffraction limited with less than 0.07 waves RMS wave front distortion over entire field of view. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Microscope Objective is optimized for confocal microscopy.

July 31, 2003

Optimized for confocal microscopy and depth imaging of glycerol-embedded specimens, PL APO 63x 1.3 Glycerol HCX CS (Confocal Scanning) offers imaging performance on and below surface of specimens matching closely to refractive index of glycerol. Product minimizes spherical aberrations and offers working distance of 280 µm. Apochromatic confocal scanning correction assures precise registration of focal planes and fluorescence emissions across visible spectrum. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Laser and Microscope Objectives aid confocal bioresearch.

June 4, 2003

Violet 405 nm diode laser enables fluorescence excitation of classical nuclear stains, such as DAPI and Hoechst®, and also covers CFP and GFP2, components of FRET pairs CFP/YFP and GFP2/YFP. Lambda-blue objectives offer color correction in blue-green emission range of fluorescent proteins. In conjunction with laser coupling optics, exact registration of excitation and emission planes in confocal microscope is ensured. Read More

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