IX3 Series Motorized Optical Modules
Aug 2013Olympus Europa SE & Co. KG, Medical Systems & Micro-Imaging Solutions GroupRequest Info
HAMBURG, Germany, Aug. 26, 2013 — Olympus Europa Holding GmbH has expanded its range of interchangeable motorized optical modules.
The IX3 series now offers a right-side port with C-mount (IX3-RSPCA); a fast filter wheel (U-FFWEM); an optical breadboard (IX3-EMDECK) deck adapter platform; a long-working-distance condenser (IX3-MLWCDA); an excitation light-measurement module (IX3-EXMAD); and a DIC (differential interference contrast) prism slider (IX3-DICTA), enabling a wider range of live-cell imaging applications, including in vitro fertilization (IVF).
Components such as detectors and light sources are easily exchanged into the accessible infinite light path, molding the IX3 microscope to the requirements of the user. The filter wheels can switch between fluorescent channels in 60 ms for photomanipulation experiments.
The IX3 frame enables full motorization of IVF, facilitating the highly accurate IVF work flow. The IX3-EXMAD module directly measures and records light intensity across the sample for improved reproducibility and accurate quantitative analysis of light stimulation.