Hubner Photonics
Lasers & Sources

Single-frequency laser offers up to 1 W output power

July 5, 2023
The Cobolt Jive 561 nm continuous-wave (CW) single-frequency diode-pumped laser operates at 561.2 nm.
(Courtesy of SMART)
FIGURE 1. A 300 mm wafer (a); close-up of a chip die (b); infrared micrograph with the LED turned on (c); holographic microscope setup (d); and a reconstructed holographic image (e) compared with the ground truth (f).
Lasers & Sources

World’s smallest silicon LED enables nanoscale holographic microscope

June 2, 2023
The world’s smallest silicon light-emitting diode (LED) and holographic microscope may soon bring more high-tech scientific functions to smartphone cameras.
E Con Systems
Detectors & Imaging

Monochrome camera provides IR and near-IR sensitivity

May 30, 2023
The See3CAM_50CUGM Sony Pregius IMX264 global-shutter monochrome camera includes back-illuminated technology and a 3.45 µm pixel size.
(Courtesy of Anna Maria Reuss, Fabian Voigt)
Detailed image of neurons in a mouse brain, as captured using the Schmidt objectives.
Bio&Life Sciences

Schmidt telescope, scallop eyes transform microscope objectives

May 22, 2023
Drawing inspiration from the uniqueness of scallop eyes, neuroscientists in Switzerland have developed microscope objectives that could make imaging samples simpler, cheaper, ...
(Courtesy of Salk Institute)
Salk researchers developed two wearable microscopes to image cellular activity in previously inaccessible regions of the spinal cord of moving mice in real time.
Bio&Life Sciences

Wearable microscopes help image cellular activity in spinal cords of on-the-move mice

April 5, 2023
Two tiny wearable microscopes for mice are generating high-resolution, high-contrast, multicolor images in real time—providing insight into signaling patterns within spinal cords...
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Bio&Life Sciences

Light engine is designed for super-resolution microscopy uses

Feb. 10, 2023
The ZIVA Light Engine delivers approximately 100 mW of output power from each of its seven laser light sources.
(Courtesy of Johns Hopkins University)
With their new technique, the researchers viewed a zebrafish larvae, capturing whole-body volumetric recordings of its neural activity.
Bio&Life Sciences

Mesoscopic imaging method offers unprecedented cell views

Jan. 19, 2023
A new type of light-sheet microscopy provides a more comprehensive, distinct look than ever before at natural cell interactions.
Andor Technology
Bio&Life Sciences

sCMOS camera is suited for life science imaging

Jan. 2, 2023
The ZL41 sCMOS camera can transform a regular fluorescence microscope into a super-resolution microscope.
FIGURE 1. Screenshot of hardware and analysis settings for a smFRET experiment with 532 nm and 640 nm pulsed interleaved excitation and dual-channel detection, yielding three logical analysis channels.
Bio&Life Sciences

Novel microscope for dynamic structural biology with single-molecule FRET

Dec. 16, 2022
A new single-photon-counting confocal microscope combines state-of-the-art hardware with cutting-edge software to deliver high-quality data while simplifying daily operation.