This single-band filter set is perfectly optimized for brilliant, dense multi-color detection with quantum dot nanocrystals. The highly transmitting, deep-blue exciter achieves maximum quantum dot excitation efficiency while virtually eliminating any DAPI or Hoechst excitation. The emitter has high transmission, steep edges, and a narrow bandwidth to perfectly match the Qdot 625 emission with minimal crosstalk from neighboring Qdots. With its exceptionally wide and flat transmission and reflection bands, the dichroic not only accommodates all Qdot nanocrystals but does so with a wide range of possible UV and blue excitation wavelengths. And with the "no burn-out" performance shared by all BrightLine filters, this set is the ideal tool for applications that depend on the superb photostability and archivability of quantum dots.
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This set is mounted in a ZEISS Microscopy FL CUBE EC P&C Fluorescence Filter Holder, which is compatible with Axio Imager, Axiostar Plus, Axioskop 40, Axioskop 2 (post-2001), Axioplan 2i, Axioplan 2ie, Axiovert 200, Axiovert 40, Axio Observer, Axio Examiner, and Axio Scope A1, from ZEISS Microscopy.
|Filter Role||Filter Size||Maximum Thickness|
|Exciter (Diameter)||25.0 mm||5.0 mm|
|Emitter (Diameter)||25.0 mm||5.0 mm|
|Dichroic (L × W)||25.2 mm × 35.6 mm||1.1 mm|
|Cleaning Optical Filters||Instructions for cleaning hard coated optical filters|
|Filter Reliability||Compares the performance and reliability of hard coated filters to traditional soft-coated filters and provides information about the testing standards for Semrock filters|
|Working with Optical Density||Tables to describe the relationship between OD and transmission with tips for quickly calculating OD|
|What is Pixel Shift, and how does the Semrock ZERO™ option help?||Why Pixel Shift degrades multicolor fluorescence imaging performance, and how the ZERO™ option mitigates this for Avant and BrightLine filter sets.|