Goldstone Scientific Blog

Five Not Very Obvious Questions to Ask when Choosing an LED Source for your Fluorescence Microscope

More and more researchers are considering using an LED source for their fluorescent microscope. There are good reasons to do so, but what are the things you need to be careful about?Some questions such as choosing a spectrum that will be effective are pretty straightforward. But some are not. You might not want to know about [...]

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Three Reason to Consider Replacing Your Mercury or Xenon Lamp with a Prizmatix LED

In the past, research laboratories have relied on mercury or xenon lights as a light source for fluorescence and brightfield microscopy. In recent years however, many researchers have chosen to switch to using LEDs, such as Prizmatix Ultra High Power LEDs instead. Here are three reasons why:1. Prizmatix LEDs are lower cost, more energy-efficient and [...]

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LED Illumination to Eliminate Shutter Vibration Noise

Did you know that using LED illumination can eliminate shutter vibration noise? The following figure was created by a Prizmatix customer to illustrate this advantage:Here is one figure that shows the problem that your LED illuminator solved for us. The figure shows a neuron in a slice filled with a calcium indicator dye. We measure [...]

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Welcome to Goldstone Scientific Blog

Hi I am Nathaniel Sperka and welcome to the Goldstone Scientific Blog.Why this Blog?I speak with many researchers and engineers from a variety of fields about Prizmatix LED light sources. The challenges people face with getting enough light delivered to their target vary greatly, but when you speak with as many people as I do, [...]

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