Light Re-engineered

Our leadership team brings more than 50 years of experience to the design and commercialization of products across a variety of markets. This experience includes research and development, optical system design, electro-mechanical and opto-mechanical equipment design, system design, integrated product development, project management, and manufacturing at top institutions and companies.

Spinning Disk

Spinning Disk Confocal Microscopy

89 North is proud to offer the CrestOptics X-Light V2 spinning disk confocal microscope and our new LDI, laser diode illuminator.


Total Internal Reflection Microscopy

89 North and Cairn research offers excellent solutions for TIRF that enables the use of both single-mode lasers as well as high-power, low-cost multimode lasers.

Light Sheet

Light Sheet Imaging

We offer our own unique solution for large (>1mm) samples designed to work with a new or existing upright micro or macroscopes with air or water dipping lenses.



89 North offers a wide range of LED and laser-based light sources ideally suited for Optogenetic-based applications.