Carl Zeiss Introduces Correlative Light and Electron Microscopy Solution for Life Sciences

Published: Aug 26, 2010

JENA/OBERKOCHEN, Germany & PEABODY, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carl Zeiss today introduced a unique hardware/software interface to connect light and scanning electron microscopes for correlative microscopy in the life sciences. The “Shuttle & Find” interface enables users to recall regions of interest in fixed specimens in an electron microscope, which were previously identified in a light microscope and vice versa. The entire process takes only a few seconds. This opens up totally new dimensions in microscopy: rapid and precise overlay of light and electron microscope images, high-resolution magnification of the details, and the merger of functional and structural information.

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