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Thorlabs Licenses Random Access Multiphoton Microscope Technology

Newton, NJ - November 11, 2016 - Thorlabs announced today that it has entered into a licensing agreement with Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to commercialize the 2-photon random access mesoscope (2p-RAM) developed in Karel Svoboda’s lab at HHMI’s Janelia Research Campus for in vivo imaging of large brain volumes (up to⌀ 5 mm x 1 mm) with single neuron resolution. Even for the...

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EXULUS-HD1 Reflective 2D SLM used in optical trapping.
Electronic Components & Devices

EXULUS-HD1 Reflective 2D SLM used in optical trapping.

Ideally used in beam steering and shaping, femtosecond pulse shaping, EXULUS-HD1 Reflective 2D SLM is made using LCoS technology. Unit has built-in SLM panel with 1920 x 1080 resolution, 6.4µm pixel pitch and a 12.5 mm x 7.1 mm active area. SLM provides high-resolution, highspeed phase modulation with minimal fluctuations. Operates from 400nm to 850nm with phase stroke of 2π at 633nm and 5.7π...

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Electronic Components & Devices

Piezoelectric Actuators/Chips and Stacks enable flexible designs.

Piezoelectric actuators, low-voltage piezoelectric chips, and discrete stacks with through holes enable actuator integrationÂ- flexibility. Driven under max voltage of 150 V to provide maximum free stroke displacements from 1.8–3.0 µm with sub-millisecond response, chips can be manufactured with or without pre-attached wires and with 2.0–6.0 mm dia...

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Mechanical Components and Assemblies

DIY Modular Microscopy Platform accepts wide component range.

To construct imaging system tailored to specific applications, Cerna optomechanical platform can be combined with choice of optical, electronic, motion control, and vision parts. Throat depth of 7.74 in.Â- maximizes working volume for sample apparatuses as well as working space around optical path. Each rail side incorporates 95 mm wide dovetail that mates directly with microscope...

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Superluminescent Diode Light Sources target imaging applications.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Superluminescent Diode Light Sources target imaging applications.

Available in 1,310 and 1,550 nm wavelength versions with SM and PM fiber, S5FC Series Benchtop Superluminescent Diode Light Sources provide typical power output from 2.5-30 mW and are equipped with FC/APC bulkhead connectors. LCD interface enables users to view and set current and temperature for each fiber-coupled laser independently, while USB connection enables remote laser adjustment, and...

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Thorlabs Extends Its Adaptive Optics Offerings
Optics & Photonics

Thorlabs Extends Its Adaptive Optics Offerings

Newton, NJ - In a continuing effort to provide easy and affordable adaptive optics (AO) solutions for research and teaching labs, Thorlabs is pleased to announce the extension of its current line of Adaptive Optics (AO) kits to include the AOK2 series of Mini AO kits. The Mini AO kits are the result of a partnership between Thorlabs and Boston Micromachines Corporation (BMC). Designed to be...

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Optics & Photonics

Toolkit facilitates implementation of adaptive optics.

Offered as turnkey solution, Adaptive Optics (AO) Toolkit allows researchers to integrate adaptive optics into their research systems within hours. Kit is comprised of Thorlab WFS150C Shack-Hartmann Wavefront Sensor, with 1.3-megapixel CCD camera; BMC 140 actuator Multi-DM deformable mirror system; and software that minimizes wavefront distortion. Control software also lets user monitor wavefront...

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