Tag: Nikon Instruments

Accessories may upstage inverted research microscope

The H117 stage from Prior Scientific offers precision and repeatability for Nikon Ts2R microscope users

THE Eclipse Ts2R is Nikon’s new intermediate-sized inverted research microscope, an instrument which can be configured for a number of observation methods including phase contrast, emboss contrast, Hoffman modulation contrast, and differential interference contrast (DIC). Now Prior Scientific has introduced…

Zebrafish image scores Nikon prize

THE WINNING image in the 2012 Nikon Small World photomicrography competition is an image of the blood-brain barrier in a live zebrafish embryo, submitted by Dr Jennifer Peters and Dr Michael Taylor of St Jude Children’s Research Hospital.   This is…

Confocal scope has evolved for live cell imaging

SINCE launching its C2 entry-level confocal microscope last year, Nikon reports increasing demand from users for a live-cell imaging version. This it has now provided, in the form of the C2 plus. This enhanced instrument has scanning speeds more than…

Control unit manages microscope imaging

THE NEW DS-L3 touchscreen imaging unit from Nikon Instruments can control both a microscope and a camera, presenting images on its 8.4-inch display. The LCD touch panel has a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels, to display images from the…

Camera head makes quality microscope images

THE LATEST offering in Nikon’s Digital Sight range of microscope cameras is the DS-Fi2, delivering 5 megapixel resolution (2560 x 1920 pixels) and frame rates up to 21 fps (frames per second) to film fast-moving microscopic events. This new camera…

Insect photomicrograph wins Nikon prize

THE 2011 Nikon Small World photomicrography competition has been won by this startling image of a Common Green Lacewing, taken by Dr Igor Siwanowicz of Wisconsin, USA. The judges praised the photograph for “demonstrating the beauty in ‘ugly”. When the…