Special Edition: Biomedical Spectroscopy, Microscopy, & Imaging
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Understanding Spinning Disk Confocal Microscopy
 
By Louis Keal and Dan Croucher, Photometrics

Conventional fluorescence microscopy, used for biological imaging, does not construct 3D images needed for 3D specimens, and it is not able to gaze past cell features. Confocal microscopy uses optical sectioning to obtain multiple, thin, two-dimensional slices of a sample to construct 3D models.

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SWIR InGaAs Detectors Using Flip-Chip (FC) Type Hybridization

The XLIN-FC Series from Xenics comprises the latest line scan SWIR InGaAs detectors utilizing flip-chip (FC) type hybridization. These detectors are available in two high-speed detector types with 512-, 1024-, or 2048-pixel resolution. 

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Xenics
SPIE BiOS Booth 8512
Piezo-Based Miniaturized Fast Steering Mirror Platforms (FSM) For Laser Beam Control: S-335

PI's new S-255 piezo fast steering mirror (FSM) offers millisecond response settling time, high dynamic linearity for precision image processing, and image stabilization, laser beam steering, materials processing, and lithography. These FSM's are based on parallel-kinematic designs with coplanar rotational axes and a single moving platform, driven by two pairs of differential actuators that enable jitter-free, multi-axis motion with excellent temperature stability.

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SPIE BiOS 2018

January 27 to February 1, 2018 | San Francisco, CA

With 2,400 papers and presentations, SPIE BiOS 2018 is the most important biomedical optics conference you can attend in 2018. Topics include biomedical optics, diagnostics and therapeutics, biophotonics, new imaging modalities, optical coherence tomography, neurophotonics, optogenetics, tissue optics, and nano/biophotonics.

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Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging — Application Simplified

The pco.flim camera system is the first luminescence lifetime imaging camera designed to use a two-tap CMOS image sensor. This white paper discusses the pco.flim camera and how it simplifies the process of fluorescence lifetime imaging.

PCO-TECH Inc. | SPIE BiOS Booth 8327
Understanding Edge Filters For Raman Spectroscopy

Since the excitation source laser intensity is often six to eight orders of magnitude greater than the Raman scattered signal, edge pass filters are required to block the wavelength of the scattered laser beam while transmitting the wavelength shifted Raman scattered signal.

Iridian Spectral Technologies | SPIE BiOS Booth 8621
OEM Partnerships Brochure

Mad City Labs has proven expertise in designing and producing custom nanopositioning systems for integration into a wide variety of technical products. More than 50 percent of production is dedicated to OEM designs.

Mad City Labs, Inc. | SPIE BiOS Booth 8630
Biomedical Spectroscopy, Microscopy, & Imaging Products And Services
 
Non-ITAR, Low-Cost Micro 320CSX SWIR Camera
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Sensors Unlimited - UTC Aerospace Systems
SPIE BiOS Booth 8707
 
Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
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Gooch & Housego PLC
SPIE BiOS Booth 8320
 
Precision Thin Film Coating
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PG & O Precision Glass & Optics
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