Cooled Thermal Imaging Cameras

June 12, 2013 12:08 pm | Product Releases | Comments

FLIR Systems has introduced a new range of thermal imaging cameras optimized for industrial R&D applications. FLIR A3500sc/A6500sc series thermal imaging cameras incorporate a cooled 3 to 5 micron MW-IR detector. Achieving a high thermal sensitivity of <25 mK, the cameras are able to capture fine image details and temperature difference information.

LISTED UNDER: IR | Microscopes, Optics, Image Analysis, Lasers, Cameras

CMOS-based X-ray Camera Models

June 12, 2013 11:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Teledyne DALSA has introduced two new models—Shad-o-Box 512 HS and Shad-o-Box 1024 HS—in its Shad-o-Box x-ray detector product line. The models feature active areas of 10.4 by 6.9 cm (768 by 512 pixels) and 10.4 by 13.9 cm (768 by 1024 pixels), respectively. Both models use a 135 µm pixel size.

LISTED UNDER: X-ray Cameras | Microscopes, Optics, Image Analysis, Lasers, Cameras

Full-Wafer DualBeam Analysis System

June 6, 2013 7:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

FEI Co. has introduced the Helios NanoLab 1200AT, the newest generation of its full-wafer DualBeam analysis systems. The addition of an optional automated FOUP (front opening universal pod) loader allows location of the Helios NanoLab 1200AT system inside the semiconductor wafer fab.


Spectroscopy and Imaging Software

June 3, 2013 8:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Craic Technologies has released its Lambdafire microspectroscopy and imaging software package. Written specifically for Window 8, this software is designed to collect, analyze and process both microspectra and images from Craic microspectrophotometers running Windows 8.

LISTED UNDER: Microscopes, Optics, Image Analysis, Lasers, Cameras | Software | Spectrometry/Spectroscopy

Imaging Software

May 31, 2013 9:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

Carl Zeiss Microscopy LLC has expanded its ZEN software to drive all Zeiss light microscope systems. Originally designed for confocal laser scanning microscopes, the expansion allows users to experience one identical software interface for all their microscopy experiments. The software comes in three packages: ZEN pro, ZEN lite, and ZEN desk module.

LISTED UNDER: Image Analysis and Image Processing Software | Other Microscope Supplies | Microscopes, Optics, Image Analysis, Lasers, Cameras

Optical Gas Imaging Camera

May 29, 2013 11:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

FLIR Systems has announced that its FLIR GF320 optical gas imaging (OGI) camera offers a solution for non-invasive monitoring of leaks from biogas storage tanks. Optical gas imaging using the FLIR GF320 allows users to rapidly scan a broad area and monitor areas difficult to reach with contact measurement tools.

LISTED UNDER: Microscopes, Optics, Image Analysis, Lasers, Cameras

Laser Scanner for Field Detection Applications

May 29, 2013 11:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

SICK has introduced the TiM310 field-detection laser scanner for anticollision and presence detection. The TiM310 is an industrial-grade laser scanner that is enclosed in a compact aluminum housing with an IP 65 enclosure rating.

LISTED UNDER: Other Laser Systems | Microscopes, Optics, Image Analysis, Lasers, Cameras

Flat Top Microscope Stage

May 21, 2013 9:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Prior Scientific has introduced the H101 flat top stage, a motorized, high-precision microscope stage for upright microscopes. The design of the H101 incorporates a flat top plate, eliminating obstacles to objective rotation.

LISTED UNDER: Stages | Microscopes, Optics, Image Analysis, Lasers, Cameras

Motorized XY Microscope Stage

May 17, 2013 9:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Zaber Technologies has introduced a new motorized xy microscope stage designed to replace manual stages on upright and inverted microscopes. The ASR microscope stage can be used with many common microscopes such as Leica, Nikon, Olympus, and Zeiss, or for standalone operation as scanning stages.

LISTED UNDER: Stages | Microscopes, Optics, Image Analysis, Lasers, Cameras

Lasers for Life Science Applications

May 17, 2013 9:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

A new series of Sapphire lasers from Coherent Inc. at 594 nm are suitable for fluorescence-based applications in life sciences. Based on Coherent’s optically pumped semiconductor laser (OPSL) technology, these Sapphire 594 lasers offer high performance, reliability, and efficiency.

LISTED UNDER: Lasers, Titanium, Sapphire | Microscopes, Optics, Image Analysis, Lasers, Cameras

AFM/Raman Spectroscopy System

May 15, 2013 9:23 am | Agilent Technologies Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Agilent Technologies Inc. has introduced a high-performance AFM/Raman system for life science and materials science applications. The systems integrates the Agilent 600ILM AFM (atomic force microscope) and a Horiba XploRA INV (inverted Raman microscope).

LISTED UNDER: Atomic Force | Raman | Microscopes, Optics, Image Analysis, Lasers, Cameras

High-Resolution Stereomicroscopes

May 14, 2013 11:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Nikon Instruments has introduced two new stereomicroscopes—the Nikon SMZ25 and SMZ18 systems. The SMZ25 is fully motorized and uses the Nikon Perfect Zoom system, resulting in a large zoom ratio of 25:1 for high resolution and excellent fluorescence transmission capability.

LISTED UNDER: Stereo Microscopes | Microscopes, Optics, Image Analysis, Lasers, Cameras

Surgical Microscope

May 13, 2013 8:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

Leica Microsystems and TrueVision 3D Surgical introduced the debut of 3D surgical microscopes. By incorporating the digital smart 3D system inside select models of Leica Microsystems’ surgical microscopes, Leica Microsystems and TrueVision have eliminated the need for a separate 3D cart.

LISTED UNDER: Microscopes, Optics, Image Analysis, Lasers, Cameras

Precision Piezo Positioning Stages

April 24, 2013 11:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Physik Instrumente (PI) LP offers a variety of piezo-driven precision positioners for high-resolution microscope applications. The PIFOC family of piezo-driven fast nanofocus devices provide nanometer precision focus control and can be used in 3D imaging and Z-stack image acquisition due to their millisecond-range settling speed with travel ranges from 50 um to 2 mm.

LISTED UNDER: Stages, Nanopositioning | Microscopes, Optics, Image Analysis, Lasers, Cameras

LED Illuminator

April 24, 2013 11:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Nikon has introduced the Epi-FI LED illuminator, a stable LED light source for reliable fluorescence time-lapse imaging. The illuminator employs LEDs as its light source for epi-fluorescence observation, achieving a level of usability, stability, and quantitative capability not achieved by conventional mercury illuminations.

LISTED UNDER: Illuminators | Microscopes, Optics, Image Analysis, Lasers, Cameras


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