Light BYTES: August 2018

Light Engines, Camera, Action! It has been suggested that if a picture is worth a thousand words, a minute of video is worth 1.8 million. While the exact valuation may be open to question, there is no doubt that video is an excellent medium for demonstrating the...

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Light BYTES: June 2018

Materials Science Applications Applications of Lumencor light engines extend far beyond the life sciences. In the materials science arena, applications such as semiconducter wafer inspection and photolithography benefit from their brilliance, spectral content and...

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Light BYTES: March 2018

6-Color Imaging with the SPECTRA X light engine® In mammalian tissues, fluorescence excitation in the near infrared (nIR) wavelength region (>650 nm) is useful to avoid the confounding effects of visible-range autofluorescence. The image shown here, generously...

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Light BYTES: February 2018

Bleedthrough or Crosstalk? The origins of bleedthrough and crosstalk, two common confounding problems in fluorescence microscopy, are quite often confused. The following three 40X images of FITC-labeled actin and Cy3-labeled mitochondria serve to demonstrate the...

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