The views, information, or opinions expressed in the Industry News RSS feed belong solely to the author and do not necessarily represent those of IDEX Health & Science and its employees.

    Light Sheet Microscopy: Transforming 3D Fluorescence Imaging

    Article obtained from BioPhotonics RSS Feed.

    Light sheet fluorescence microscopy (LSFM) is a fast and efficient imaging technique that combines the speed of wide-field imaging with optical sectioning and low photobleaching. LSFM has become an important fluorescence imaging modality, especially for volumetric (3D) imaging. Prominent applications include developmental biology, cleared tissue imaging, cell biology, and neuroscience.

    Selective plane illumination microscopy (SPIM) initially referred to a specific form of LSFM, but SPIM has become synonymous with LSFM. “Light sheet microscopy” is also a synonym because nearly all light sheet imaging utilizes fluorescence. The terms LSFM, SPIM, and light sheet microscopy will be used interchangeably here.


    Apr, 08 2020 |

    IDEX Health & Science is the global authority in fluidics and optics, bringing to life advanced optofluidic technologies with our products, people, and engineering expertise. Intelligent solutions for life.