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Femtonics focuses on the research and development of two-photon laser scanning microscopes for the booming area of (neuro)physiological investigations. Their microscopes are tuned for the fastest 2D and 3D optical measurements and are especially suited for cutting-edge brain research and pharmaceutical development. Their modular nature ensures that they can be easily adapted to suit other applications, including biophysical use
Femtonics is one of the most dynamically expanding manufacturers of two-photon laser scanning microscopy. They make unique, custom designed 2D systems and as a pioneer, they have introduced real-time 3D imaging technology to the market. With their highly modular design each Femtonics microscope can be configured to readily meet the researcher’s own needs, plus they have the capability to address a wide variety of biological applications.
The FEMTO3D Atlas combines high-tech science and engineering in 3D measurements. It implements and goes beyond the traditional galvo and resonant scanner-based imaging functions and combines them with a unique fast 3D imaging feature based on acousto-optic technology. The FEMTO3D Atlas enables its users to scan neuronal, dendritic, or other biological processes in 3D, up to a million times faster than classical scanning methods, at a preserved two-photon resolution
The FEMTOSmart Dual microscope contains both galvanometric and resonant scanners, providing all advantages of the two imaging techniques. Using the two scanner functions in tandem is a perfect solution for photostimulation. The galvanometric scanner directs the laser to cells or subcellular components selectively. With the resonant scanner, you can follow the changes in the cells of a neural network, collecting imaging data simultaneously by high-speed frame scanning of the surrounding area.
The FemtoS-Resonant from the FemtoSmart series is equipped with a resonant based scanner and is the most appropriate choice for imaging of the entire field of view (FOV) with high frame rates. In this microscope Femtonics combines the high speed and high sensitivity imaging of living tissues. Resonant scanner based raster scanning is ~5-fold faster for fast acquisition of the entire FOV compared to galvanometric based scanning.
The FEMTOSmart-Galvo from the FemtoSmart series is a galvanometric scanner based two-photon microscopes which allows functional imaging focusing on the region of interest (ROI) for high speed and SNR. The galvo scanner combined with Femtonics' intelligent control software enables the user to select numerous scanning patterns covering widely distributed ROIs including multiple frame scanning, multiple line scanning and random-access point scanning.
Femtonics Focus Tunable Liquid Lens is a combination of a standard objective and a fast focusing lens. The lens utilizes electrically controlled shape changing membrane to focus over a 200nm focal range whilst allowing fast switching between focal planes at a switching speed of 10ms.
Femtonics Piezo Objective Positioner kit enables the microscope to change the focal point by mechanically moving the objective. With this module, the microscope is able to collect signals from different depths fast enough to resolve biological activity in 3D samples.
Femtonics Tilting Objective is available as an upgrade to all Femtonics two-photon microscopes. The unit gives flexible objective positioning with a high degree of freedom and precision and so is primarily useful for in vivo experiments, intravital imaging, deep brain imaging in rodents or even non human primates.