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June 26, 2014

New picosecond pulsed diode laser at 560 nm

The yellow laser opens the door for new applications in Life and Material Sciences

PicoQuant GmbH announces the release of the long-awaited 560 nm picosecond pulsed diode laser head. The availability of this new wavelength opens the door for entirely new applications in bioanalytics, biochemistry, genetics, semiconductor characterisation, and quality control.

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New picosecond pulsed diode laser at 560 nm

June 20, 2014

New sample chamber design for the FluoTime 300 spectrometer

Specially designed sample holders allow quick and easy change of configurations

PicoQuant has released a new design of the FluoTime 300 fluorescence lifetime spectrometer. The sample chamber of the system is now designed around modular sample holders, which allow a quick and easy change between different sample configurations, e. g. liquids, powders, or wafers. The range of available sample holders was also extended and now includes a front face sample holder for samples of up to 2 inch size. The holder permits to change position and angle of the sample with respect to the direction of excitation and detection from outside of the sample compartment. This special feature is extremely useful for an on-line optimization of the beam position on the sample while the measurement is running.

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New sample chamber design for the FluoTime 300 spectrometer

June 13, 2014

PicoQuant goes beyond the diffraction limit with STED

A new upgrade enables the time-resolved confocal microscope MicroTime 200 for STED super-resolution microscopy

PicoQuant GmbH, specialist in the field of single photon counting applications, will release a super-resolution upgrade to its confocal microscopy system MicroTime 200. The STED (stimulated emission depletion) upgrade will be presented to the public for the first time during a product demonstration at PicoQuant's 20th International Workshop on “Single Molecule Spectroscopy and Ultra Sensitive Analysis in the Life Sciences”. The workshop takes place on September 2-5, 2014 in Berlin, Germany.

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PicoQuant goes beyond the diffraction limit with STED

April 16, 2014

New features optimize the SymPhoTime 64 software

PicoQuant has released version 1.6 of the fluorescence lifetime software package

PicoQuant has released a new version of the system software SymPhoTime 64 for all time-resolved microscopes (MicroTime Series, FLIM & FCS Upgrade Kit for LSM). Version 1.6 includes an optimized online analysis for FLIM and FCS as well as several workflow improvements of FLIM, FCS, grouped analysis, and file handling along with bugfixing. A new demo-workspace and numerous step-by-step tutorials are also available.

New features optimize the SymPhoTime 64 software

March 18, 2014

Integrating sphere add-on for FluoTime 300

Precise quantum yield measurements can be routinely performed in a few minutes even by untrained users

PicoQuant has released an integrating sphere add-on for the FluoTime 300 spectrometer. It has been thoroughly designed and calibrated and is able to reproduce published literature data of selected quantum yield standards such as Rhodamin 6G, Coumarin 153, and Ru(bpy)3.The complete workflow for quantum yield measurements is included in the EasyTau software as a dedicated quantum yield wizard. Therefore, precise quantum yield measurements can be routinely performed in a few minutes even for untrained users.

Integrating sphere add-on for FluoTime 300

Important Dates

Registration for Fluorescence Course until September 25, 2017

15th European Short Course on “Principles and Applications of Time-resolved Fluorescence Spectroscopy”, November 6-9, 2017 in Berlin


Register now for the next Microscopy Course in March 2018

Deadline for early bird registration: November 13, 2017


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