SearchLight™ is our free, online spectral plotting and analysis tool that allows fluorescence microscope users and optical instrument designers to model and evaluate the spectral performance of fluorophores, filter sets, light sources, and detectors as components of an overall system. Its intuitive user interface makes it easy to manipulate spectral component specifications and plot spectral results. SearchLight's built-in System Calculator allows the user to quantify system metrics including signal, SNR, and bleed through; as well as compare various system configurations against each other.
Any number of spectra may be plotted simultaneously, and an entire graphing session sent to colleagues for collaboration using the "Share" feature. SearchLight sessions can also be saved into your personal account for future use.
SearchLight contains an extensive library of over 750+ fluorophores, 100+ light sources, more than a dozen detectors, and Semrock's entire library of filters and filter sets. "MyData" allows you to upload your own custom datasets for any components not currently included as a selection choice.
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We now offer a SearchLight App, available for iPhone and iPad. Now you have all the popular features available from the SearchLight plotting tool right at your fingertips — anytime, anywhere.
Downloading this App is free and easy. Simply search for "Semrock" in the App Store and follow the download instructions for SearchLight, or follow the links below:
Our SearchLight Compare System Calculator feature quantitatively computes the fluorescence signal, noise, and signal-to-noise ratio for unlimited combinations of filter sets, fluorophores, light sources, and detectors. Calculations are based on a straightforward mathematical framework, which is described in detail in our white paper Spectral Modeling in Fluorescence Microscopy.
SearchLight Compare System Calculator Calculator takes into account all the spectral components of a typical epifluorescence microscope configuration. See our Spectral Modeling in Fluorescence Microscopy white paper for additional details.
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