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Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope
The Olympus FluoView FV1200 confocal laser scanning microscope is designed to boost the sensitivity of laser scanning microscopy with living cells or unstable fluorophores.
The new system combines the accuracy of the newly engineered IX83 frame with enhanced fluorescence sensitivity and simultaneous laser stimulation of cells, making it ideal for advanced life science applications such as FRAP, FLIP, and photo-activation. In particular, the new highly-reflective, silver-coated galvanometer scanning mirrors and dual channel GaAsP FluoView PMT module both act to maximise light transfer and detection. This allows for reduced laser power, protecting against the effects of photobleaching and phototoxicity. The system is designed to maximise sensitivity via a new dual channel GaAsP FluoView high sensitivity PMT module, which delivers up to 45% quantum efficiency. In addition, Peltier cooling reduces electrical noise by 80%, increasing signal to noise ratio.
 
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