header image news
PicoQuant - It's about time

Product News

June 22, 2017

Automating time-resolved fluorescence spectroscopy

PicoQuant's FluoTime 300 spectrometer can now be connected to external accessories

One of the most valuable tools for a spectroscopist is time-resolved fluorescence spectroscopy, as it allows investigating excited state dynamics in molecules, complexes, or semiconductors. A recent software upgrade adding a remote interface to PicoQuant’s modular FluoTime 300 spectrometer makes it possible to interface it with external accessories, such as the liquid handling automation workstation Biomek NXP from Beckman-Coulter.

Press Release
Automating time-resolved fluorescence spectroscopy

June 2, 2017

A new brochure for the FLIM and FCS Upgrade Kit

Get a detailed overview of PicoQuant’s compact and turn-key FLIM and FCS upgrade kits for laser scanning microscopes

PicoQuant has released a new brochure detailing its line-up of upgrade kits that allow expanding the capabilities of Laser Scanning Microscopes (LSMs) towards time-resolved applications such as FLIM, PLIM, FRET, FCS, and anisotropy, opening up a whole new dimension of information. Each kit encompasses all of the innovative hardware and software required to grant access to a wide range of exciting applications such as quantification of FRET experiments, studying environmental parameters via FLIM, and measuring concentrations or molecular mobility for various kinds of samples using FCS.

The brochure includes an informative introduction into time-resolved microscopy methods, detailed description of each kit component, as well as application examples highlighting the experimental opportunities that such an upgraded microscope can provide. It is time to bring your LSM into a new dimension!

View brochure (pdf-file).

PicoQuant's LSM Upgrade Kits

A new brochure for the FLIM and FCS Upgrade Kit

May 4, 2017

Innovations by PicoQuant at LASER World of PHOTONICS

Highlights: a new green pulsed laser head, new modules for the VisIR/VisUV laser platform, and the FLIMbee galvo scanner

PicoQuant will showcase its latest laser innovations at the LASER World of PHOTONICS Munich, Germany, from June 26-29, 2017. The highlights at this year’s exhibition include the green emitting fiber amplified laser head LDH-P-FA-560, several new modules from the VisIR/VisUV platform series, and the FLIMbee galvo scanner add-on for the MicroTime 200.

Press Release
Innovations by PicoQuant at LASER World of PHOTONICS

April 28, 2017

The FLIMbee: fast scanning add-on for PicoQuant’s MicroTime 200 platform

The new galvo scanner add-on FLIMbee provides outstanding flexibility in scanning speed

The FLIMbee galvo scanner add-on has been released for the MicroTime 200 time-resolved microscopy platform by PicoQuant. This new scanner provides an outstanding flexibility in scanning speed, ranging from very slow to fast, while maintaining the excellent spatial precision of the MicroTime 200. The FLIMbee is designed to minimize vignetting of the image field and to ensure a constant focal volume over a wide scan range.

Press Release
The FLIMbee: fast scanning add-on for PicoQuant’s MicroTime 200 platform

April 12, 2017

PicoQuant expands its hybrid photomultiplier detector line-up

Two new models from the PMA Hybrid Series are now available, covering broad spectral ranges with excellent detection efficiency

PicoQuant has released two new single photon sensitive hybrid photo detector models with excellent temporal resolution for its PMA Hybrid Series: The PMA Hybrid 42 covers the entire visible range from 300 nm to 850 nm with a detection efficiency of up to 20 %. The PMA Hybrid 07 is sensitive in the UV down to 220 nm with a maximum detection efficiency of up to 25 % and covers the whole visible spectrum.

Press Release
PicoQuant expands its hybrid photomultiplier detector line-up

Important Dates

Call for Papers: BiOS 2018

PicoQuant co-organizes the special conference "Single Molecule Spectroscopy and Superresolution Imaging XI" (BO503). Abstracts can be submitted until July 17, 2017.


Next SymPhoTime Training Day: September 12, 2017

Register now for the next SymPhoTime Training Day on September 12, 2017.


Next Fluorescene Course: Nov. 6-9, 2017

Registration opens in June 2017.


Registration for Single Molecule Workshop until August 15, 2017

Workshop on “Single Molecule Spectroscopy and Super-resolution Microscopy in the Life Sciences”, Sept. 13-15, 2017, in Berlin


See All Events