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    Technique Increases Effectiveness of Fluorescence Lifetime Microscopy

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    Researchers from Tokushima University have developed a method of fluorescence lifetime microscopy that does not require mechanical scanning. The technique drastically increases the effectiveness of fluorescence lifetime microscopy (FLIM).

    A major limitation to traditional FLIM methods stems from the fact that fluorescence decay is fast-occurring — most ordinary cameras are unable to capture it. Using a single-point photodetector overcomes the issue, though the device must be scanned over the area of a sample to construct an image with each measured point. The process involves the movement of mechanical pieces, which limits the speed of image capture.

    According to Takeshi Yasui, a professor at the Institute of Post-LED…

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    Jan, 07 2021 |

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