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Multiphoton Microscopy

Multiphoton microscopy is ideal for capturing high-resolution 3D images with reduced photobleaching and phototoxicity compared to confocal microscopy.

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Confocal Microscopy

Confocal microscopy provides high resolution, elimination of out-of-focus glare due to spatial filtering, and reduction of light-induced damage to the sample.

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Light Sheet Microscopy

Light sheet fluorescence microscopy uses a 2D laser sheet to illuminate a thin slice of the sample and excite fluorescence, reducing phototoxicity and damage.

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Fluorophores and Optical Filters for Fluorescence Microscopy

Want to know more about fluorophores and optical filters for fluorescence microscopy? Find out more information and in stock optical filters at Edmund Optics.

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Assembling Compact Machine Vision Microscopy Systems with 120i Plan APO Infinity Corrected Objectives

Reduce the size and weight of your high magnification machine vision system with infinity corrected TECHSPEC® 120i Plan APO Infinity Corrected Objectives.

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Optical Microscopy Application: Fluorescence

Wondering how fluorescence microscopy works? Find out about the technique, systems, and more at Edmund Optics.

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Fluorescence Microscopy: In-Line Illumination with Imaging Filters

Want to know about fluorescence microscopy? Read this article by a Biomedical Product Line Engineer at Edmund Optics to learn more.

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Optical Microscopy Application: Phase Contrast

Think you know all the advantages for using phase contrast in optical microscopy? Advantages, image appearance, and technical details can be found at Edmund Optics.

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Optical Microscopy Application: Brightfield Illumination

Looking to use a simple technique for optical microscopy? Check out this article on brightfield illumination to find out more at Edmund Optics.

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Optical Microscopy Application: Darkfield Illumination

Darkfield illumination is the opposite of brightfield illumination. Find out how darkfield differs from brightfield in optical microscopy at Edmund Optics.

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Optical Microscopy Application: Differential Interference Contrast

Differential interference contrast (DIC) is one of the polarization techniques that can be used in optical microscopy. Learn about this technique at Edmund Optics.

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Microscopy and the Analysis of a Trichrome Stain

Imaging biological materials can be extremely difficult. Masson's trichrome stain helps differentiate components of cells from their surrounding tissues.

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Understanding Infinity Corrected Objective Resolving Power and Magnification

Microscopes are used in a variety of fields and applications. To understand how resolving power, magnification, and other aspects work, read more at Edmund Optics.

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Rotating vs. Sliding Beam Expander Divergence Adjustment

Sliding focusing mechanisms for laser beam expanders cause less beam wander than rotating focusing mechanisms, but they use more complex mechanics and are typically more expensive.

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Liquid Lens Features, Applications, and Technology

Liquid lenses have many features, are small in size, and adjust focus quickly to adapt to objects located at various working distances. Learn more at Edmund Optics.

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Basics of Ultrafast Lasers

Master the fundamentals of ultrafast lasers and how to choose optics that can withstand their high powers and short pulse durations.

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Medical Imaging with Filters and Quantum Dots

Fluorescence microscopy can be influenced by product or specification differences, which can be seen using comparative images. Learn more at Edmund Optics.

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Fluorescence Imaging with Laser Illumination

Fluorescence imaging systems are composed of three major components, an illumination source, a photo-activated fluorophore sample, and detector.

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Laser Damage Threshold Testing

Testing laser induced damage threshold (LIDT) is not standardized, so understanding how your optics were tested is critical for predicting performance.

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Understanding Error Sources in Precision Positioning

Understanding the source of inaccurate and imprecise errors can help formulate strategies to prevent or correct them. Learn more at Edmund Optics.

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Understanding Microscopes and Objectives

Learn about the different components used to build a microscope, key concepts, and specifications at Edmund Optics.

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Metrology for Laser Optics

Metrology is critical for ensuring that optical components consistently meet their desired specifications, especially in laser applications.

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Optical Cage System Application: Digital Video Microscope

Are you looking to simplify the assembly of a digital video microscope? Find out how a TECHSPEC Optical Cage System allows for quick build at Edmund Optics.

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Why Use a Flat Top Laser Beam?

Converting a Gaussian laser beam profile into a flat top beam profile can have numerous benefits including minimized wasted energy and increased feature accuracy.

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Types of Machine Vision Lenses

Fixed focal length, zoom, and macro lenses are all variable magnification lenses. Learn more at Edmund Optics.

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Ruggedization of Imaging Lenses

Have an application in a demanding environment? Learn about the different types of ruggedization: industrial, ingress protection, and stability at Edmund Optics.

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Precision Tolerances for Spherical Lenses

Optical lenses require very precise tolerances. Learn more about tolerances for spherical lenses at Edmund Optics.

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Laser Beam Expanders

Laser beam expanders are critical for reducing power density, minimizing beam diameter at a distance, and minimizing focused laser spot size.

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What are Ultra-Thin Filters?

How are ultra-thin filters different from standard optical filters? Discover the unique features and capabilties of ultra-thin filters at Edmund Optics.

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Introduction to Polarization

Is polarization a new topic for you? Learn about key terminology, types, and more information to help you understand polarization at Edmund Optics.

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