(Scientific Article)  The Argo-SIM is highlighted by Calico Life Sciences LLC, a subsidiary of Google.

(Scientific Article) The Argo-SIM is highlighted by Calico Life Sciences LLC, a subsidiary of Google.

This paper revives the remote focusing technique by presenting a new device, allowing to acquire fast, high resolution 3D images in fluorescence microscopy, in order to reveal 3D dynamics of living samples. By imaging many Argo-SIM fluorescent test patterns, both 2D and 3D (the last is a unique capability of Argolight’s technology), the authors, from Calico Life Sciences LLC (a subsidiary of Google), demonstrate the performances of their remote refocus device: Camera-limited speed and diffraction-limited resolution over a user-specified volume up 200×200×60 µm3. Read the article A. Millett-Sikking, N. H. Thayer, A. Bohnert and A. G. York, “Remote refocus enables class-leading spatiotemporal resolution in 4D optical microscopy,” hosted on GitHub Pages, DOI:10.5281/zenodo.1146083, January 2018.     Volumetric imaging capability of remote refocus illustrated via 3D structures on the Argolight SIM slide. The pattern consists of a 3D array of 9x9x9 rings separated by 5 μm in X, Y, and Z. We acquired the data by focusing the microscope Z-drive onto the top plane, and then used the RR piezo to take the Z-stack. We processed the stack with ImageJ to give 3D projections from various angles. Scale bar is 20...
2018 Events: LM Facility Manager, SPIE-BIOS, ABRF, ELMI

2018 Events: LM Facility Manager, SPIE-BIOS, ABRF, ELMI

Argolight is looking forward to meeting you at the following events in 2018 ! Light Microscopy Facility Manager Meeting   4th-5th Jan. 2018 – London – Accompanied by Photon Lines, our UK distributor   SPIE-BIOS Expo  27th-28th Jan. 2018 – San Francisco, USA – Booth #8772   ABRF meeting (Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities)  22nd-25th April 2018 – Myrtle Beach, USA – Booth #402   ELMI (European Light Microscopy Initiative Meeting)  5th-8th June 2018 – Dublin, Ireland – Booth number to be confirmed...
Free Access to DAYBOOK

Free Access to DAYBOOK

Get the new version of our image analysis software DAYBOOK for free. You can now install this software everywhere without any limitation. DAYBOOK is using Bio-formats importer which allows you to analyse images with proprietary files and metadata !  You can also load several images at the same time. With DAYBOOK you can perform automatically several tests such as resolving power, lateral chromatic shift, field distortion, intensity response and more ! FREE...

(Scientific Article) The Argo-SIM highlighted in Photonics

The Argo-SIM is highlighted in a recent article, published in Photonics. This paper presents a detailed study evaluating the performance of Airyscan technology as compared to conventional confocal microscopy. By imaging one of the many Argo-SIM fluorescent test pattern, the authors, from the University of Oxford, show that the processed Airyscan images at default deconvolution settings have a spatial resolution similar to that of conventional confocal imaging with a pinhole setting of 0.2 Airy Units, but with a significantly improved signal-to-noise-ratio. Read the article Korobchevskaya, K.; Lagerholm, B.C.; Colin-York, H.; Fritzsche, M. Exploring the Potential of Airyscan Microscopy for Live Cell Imaging. Photonics 2017, 4,...

Argolight now distributing GATTAquant products in France

Argolight is broadening its range of solutions for fluorescence microscopes: now distributing GATTAquant products in France.   In order to complete the range of products available to his customers, Argolight has been looking for innovative and reliable tools for super-resolution systems dedicated to quality monitoring.   Argolight is glad to be now distributing GATTAquant products in France, as it fits in a comprehensive approach to support all aspects of easy quality control for fluorescence microscopes.   We would like to thank again all the GATTAquant team for their trust, we believe it is the start of a relevant partnership, as both companies and their customers will benefit from a wider network, knowledge and support.       About GATTAquant: GATTAquant, founded in Germany in September 2014, is a spin-off company of the Technical University of Braunschweig in the field of super-resolution imaging. The company specialises in nanoscaled standards for super-resolution systems. They have been used by companies such as Leica Microsystems, Hamamatsu or Scientific Volume Imaging....