Thermo Fisher Scientific
Detectors & Imaging

FTIR microscope provides 5 µm IR resolution

Sept. 14, 2023
The Nicolet RaptIR+ advanced Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) microscope provides 1 µm visible resolution and 5 µm infrared (IR) resolution.
Mks Spectra Physics
Lasers & Sources

UV laser has utility in bioinstrumentation

Sept. 10, 2023
The Vanguard One UV125 quasi-continuous-wave (QCW) laser delivers >125 mW of UV power.
Canon Medical Components
Bio&Life Sciences

Wireless flat-panel detectors suited for mobile applications

Aug. 13, 2023
CXDI-Elite FPDs are available in three sizes: 14 × 17, 11 × 14, and 17 × 17 in., all under 6 lbs. with the battery.
Bio&Life Sciences

Medical-grade cable module designed for single-use endoscopes

July 26, 2023
The OVMed OCHTA medical-grade cable module connects 400 × 400 resolution imagers to single-use endoscopes.
(Courtesy of Yuhyun Ji, Purdue University)
A potential mHealth application is for noninvasive blood hemoglobin quantification and oxygen saturation levels. The easily accessible inner eyelid (palpebral conjunctiva) is used as a sensing site (inset).
Bio&Life Sciences

Turn smartphones into mobile healthcare tools

July 21, 2023
Healthcare represents a world of opportunity for smartphones when complementing hyperspectral imaging techniques with an AI-based algorithm.
(Courtesy of Lumicell)
FIGURE 1. Lumicell’s LUMISIGHT optical imaging agent and direct visualization system assists surgeons in detecting residual cancer after surgery.
Bio&Life Sciences

Fluorescence imaging system may improve cancer care

June 12, 2023
Currently under review by the U.S. FDA, a handheld imaging probe may help surgeons detect residual cancer after surgery via a contrast agent.
(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, ...