SKU: ThunderScan PhaseView Thunderscan Ultra Fast 3D Imaging
PhaseView Thunderscan Ultra Fast 3D Imaging
Part Number: phaseview-thunderscan
ThunderScan provides ultra fast Z-stacking capabilities for microscopy applications by remotely scanning image planes thanks to an integrated tunable lens.
Z-scanning is achieved without moving sample stage or objective thus allowing vibration free and fast acquisition time only limited by camera performance.
As aberration free and diffraction limited optical device, the ThunderScan Z-scanner provides precise and repeatable Z-steps.
ThunderScan fits in between video port and camera. ThunderScan is compatible with all kind of microscopes: upright / inverted, BF, FL, SPIM, 2Photons, etc. and requires no microscope modification or additional accessories. All types of objectives magnification / NA can be used,including high numerical aperture and dipping lenses.
Sucessfully used for applications such as: High-speed volumetric imaging of weak fluorescent specimens Electrophysiology, calcium imaging Fast 3D recording of dynamic events or moving specimens Live Imaging of cellular dynamics, 3D neuronal activity Extended depth of focus 3D Quantitative imaging
Z-Stacking at camera frame rate
3D acquisition speed only limited by camera performance, i.e volume acquisition @ 75 image planes / second, full resolution 2048 x 2048 with sCMOS camera, CameraLink interface, trigger mode
Vibration free 3D acquisition
Samples in a fixed / steady position during acquisition
No objective or stage move thanks to remote focusing principle
3D Add-on compatible with all microscopy techniques
Brightfield, fluorescence, selective plane illumination microscopy, 2 photon microscopy, upright or inverted microscope stands
Precise and repeatable
Highly stable scanning for 3D and time lapse acquisition
|Video Port format 1” recommended 1X C-mount adapter
Scanning Range / Step
|ThunderScan: Range = 23mm / (G_Obj)²
G_Obg = Objective magnification
|50 images / second, synchronized with camera trigger
< 10ms full range motion
< 1ms step motion
Connections & PC Interface
|Electronic control unit with USB2 connection
Trigger In / Out from control box to camera
QtImage software (compatible with supported cameras only), includes comprehensive acquisition and display tools:
z-stacking and time lapse acquisition
Export to 3rd party software
Integration tool :
Slave mode through analog input
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