CoreBOX is a neat open resource for teaching microscopy and optics from the folks at UC2, Swen Carlstedt, Benedict Diederich, Barbora Marsikova, Rene Lachmann and others. The setup was designed for the “Principles of Light Microscopy” Course at MPI-CBG in Dresden, and is extremely user friendly as a result, even giving estimations of time for […]
miCube, not to be confused with µCube, is an a open and modular framework for the design and assembly of florescence microscopy optical devices, including devices with TIRF and widefield as well as an advertised confocal capabilities. The miCube has a peer-reviewed manuscript demonstrating it’s performance written by Koen Martens, Sam van Beljouw, Simon van […]
Charles-Anthony Fortin of photonetc writes in response to More DIY Opitcal Shutters, to tells us about Brandstrom Instruments. They sell self-restoring solenoids for as low as $250, and bare aluminum shutters for as low as $25.
The AttoBright is a 10×20 cm single-molecule confocal system capable of single photon counting and fluorescence correlation spectroscopy. The scaffolding is designed to minimize the amount of optical components needed, and make those optical components easy to install with automated alignment. A paper by James Brown, Arnaud Bauer, Mark Polinkovsky, Akshay Bhumkar, DominicHunter, Katharina Gaus, […]
A new paper shows the practicality of using Super Resolution Radial Fluctuation (SSRF) on an OpenFlexure Microscope. SSRF microscopy is a form of Super Resolution microscopy that relies on a post-processing method to generate a radiality map for each frame. This map is used to look for temporal correlations across frames to create an image […]