Imaging system for live cell microscopy by Carl Zeiss

Nov. 21, 2011
The VivaTome imaging system from Carl Zeiss Microscopy enables optical sectioning for live cell microscopy applications.

The VivaTome imaging system from Carl Zeiss Microscopy (Thornwood, NY) enables optical sectioning for live cell microscopy applications. Integrated within the company's AxioVision software platform, the system acquires images at video frame rate or higher and eliminates the blurry background of fluorescence images using a structured spinning disc. The system can be retrofitted to the company's existing systems or added to the company's microscopes via a C-mount adapter, and can be used with the company's objective lenses.

More Biophotonics Products

-----

PRESS RELEASE

Carl Zeiss VivaTome Imaging System Provides Innovative Live Cell Imaging

Thornwood, NY – Carl Zeiss Microscopy, a leading provider of microscopy solutions for a variety of research, clinical and industrial applications, advances VivaTome Imaging system enables optical sectioning for live cell microscopy applications. The development of the VivaTome is the result of a collaboration between Carl Zeiss and Aurox Ltd. (Oxford, UK) based on the aperture correlation principle invented by Tony Wilson and collaborators at the University of Oxford.

The VivaTome is an optimal tool for the observation of dynamics of living specimens. Integrated within the AxioVision software platform it is an attractively-priced solution that offers outstanding ease of use. Designed for applications where temporal resolution is a priority, the VivaTome easily acquire images at video frame rate or higher. Eliminating the blurry background of fluorescence images using a structured spinning disc, the system provides clear, easy-to-interpret and quantifiable results for biological specimens.

With a low level of technical complexity, the VivaTome delivers high-quality microscope images that were previously only possible with highly advanced systems. It can be retrofitted to both an existing Zeiss systems as well as added to any Zeiss microscope via a C-mount adapter. With the VivaTome, the entire spectrum of ZEISS objective lenses can be used with a consistently high optical section quality. More technical information explaining the technology and application examples can be found at: www.zeiss.com/campus

About Carl Zeiss
Carl Zeiss Microscopy, LLC, a subsidiary of Carl Zeiss, Inc., 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.

-----

Follow us on Twitter, 'like' us on Facebook, and join our group on LinkedIn

Follow OptoIQ on your iPhone; download the free app here.

Subscribe now to BioOptics World magazine; it's free!

Sponsored Recommendations

Request a free Micro 3D Printed sample part

April 11, 2024
The best way to understand the part quality we can achieve is by seeing it first-hand. Request a free 3D printed high-precision sample part.

How to Tune Servo Systems: The Basics

April 10, 2024
Learn how to tune a servo system using frequency-based tools to meet system specifications by watching our webinar!

Motion Scan and Data Collection Methods for Electro-Optic System Testing

April 10, 2024
Learn how different scanning patterns and approaches can be used in measuring an electro-optic sensor performance, by reading our whitepaper here!

How Precision Motion Systems are Shaping the Future of Semiconductor Manufacturing

March 28, 2024
This article highlights the pivotal role precision motion systems play in supporting the latest semiconductor manufacturing trends.

Voice your opinion!

To join the conversation, and become an exclusive member of Laser Focus World, create an account today!