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October 17, 2017

Photon counting camera LINCam now available from PicoQuant

The LINCam from Photonscore is now a part of PicoQuant’s detector line-up with single photon sensitivity

PicoQuant proudly announces the inclusion of the LINCam, a photon counting camera manufactured by Photonscore, to its line up of single photon sensitive detectors. The LINCam is a single photon counting device working in the time domain that provides position data via patented procedures. Pairing the LINCam with pulsed light sources allows turning any conventional fluorescence microscope into a powerful, scanning-free, time-resolved imaging instrument. Using it in conjunction with off-the-shelf optics makes it suitable even for larger scale applications such as Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR).

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Photon counting camera LINCam now available from PicoQuant

September 29, 2017

QuCoa - new software for the analysis of quantum correlations

Simplify data acquisition and analysis for quantum correlation and coincidence counting applications

PicoQuant has released the QuCoa software package, an integrated solution for data acquisition and analysis using the unique T2 time-tagging mode of PicoQuant's TCSPC electronics. QuCoa is aimed at research areas relying on coincidence detection such as Hanbury-Brown-Twiss setups to study single photon sources (g(2) / antibunching), quantum key distributions (QKD), general quantum optics or the study of entanglement using Hong-Ou Mandel setups (HOM). The software offers special analysis routines for coincidence correlations as well as for coincidence counting applications.

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QuCoa - new software for the analysis of quantum correlations

August 17, 2017

SymPhoTime 64 – new software version released

Novel reconvolution fitting models for rapidFLIM measurements involving multi exponential lifetime decays

PicoQuant is releasing a new version of the SymPhoTime 64 fluorescence imaging and correlation software package for the time-resolved MicroTime 200 microscopy platform. Beyond regular fixes and improvements, this update includes a special highlight for rapidFLIM users. Novel reconvolution fitting models (patent pending) are now included for correcting detector pulse pile up occurring in fluorescence lifetime imaging (FLIM) experiments performed at high count rates. These new models extend accurate fitting and analysis of rapidFLIM data to cases where multi exponential lifetime decays are involved.

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SymPhoTime 64 – new software version released

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.

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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

Important Dates

Register now for the next Microscopy Course in March 2018

It will be held from March 6-8, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. Deadline for early bird registration: November 13, 2017.


Register now for the 18. SymPhoTime Training Day 2018

It will be held in March 9, 2017 in Berlin, Germany.


Registration for International Symposium on Single Photon based Quantum Technologies is open

It will be held from May 30-June 1, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. Deadline for early bird registration and a submission of abstracts: February 5, 2018.


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