Nikon-Exclusive Perfect Focus System and High-Speed Motorization Meets
Biology, Medical and Pharmaceutical Science Research Needs
MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Nikon Instruments, Inc. (http://www.nikoninstruments.com) has combined streamlined component automation with speeds more than twice that of previous Nikon inverted microscopes with the launch of the Eclipse Ti-E inverted research microscope. The Ti-E offers advanced functionality, which now includes the fully-integrated Nikon Perfect Focus System (PFS) and high-speed motorization capacity for improving long- term, live cell imaging for biological, medical and pharmaceutical science research.
Built for speed and flexibility, the Ti-E has faster components that can be intelligently controlled in parallel through NIS-Elements software, providing exceptional image data throughput and enabling multi-dimensional image capture sequences that produce less damage to cells. Specifically, operational and switchover speeds for objectives, filter cubes, Nikon motorized stages and excitation/barrier filter wheels have been greatly enhanced and the communication speed has been increased.
For the first time ever, Nikon's PFS has been incorporated into the motorized nosepiece unit, increasing the modular expansion capabilities of the Ti-E's expanded infinity optical structure for illumination input or image data output. Through real-time focus correction, and a unique optical offset system, focus is maintained during long-term, time-lapse observation or even when reagents are added, eliminating focus drift caused by thermal differences. Other key features of the updated PFS include 52 objective choices and an expanded fluorescence spectral range of 340-750nm, creating options for using FURA dyes, IR probes, or Q-Dots technology in addition to multi-photon imaging and optical trapping techniques.
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