Applications

Optogenetics

89 North offers a wide range of LED and laser-based light sources ideally suited for Optogenetic-based applications. Wavelengths are available from 340 nm through 940 nm including, 470 nm, 565 nm and 590 nm. A range of coupling options are also available. Allowing up to four separate illumination sources to be combined into a single, easy-to-configure hardware solution.

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LDI – Laser Diode Illuminator

LDI – Laser Diode Illuminator

High power, low cost, laser diode illuminator

  • 6- or 7-line laser diode illuminator
  • Up to 1W of power per line
  • Multimode fiber coupled

Microscope couplings

Microscope couplings

Highly modular coupling system for linking up to four light sources

  • Connects to the epifluorescence or transmitted light port of a microscope
  • Supports epiport, transmited port, direct, and infinity port illuminators
  • Well-suited to a broad variety of applications including multi-wavelength LED illumination and Light Engines

OptoFlash

OptoFlash

LED-based flash lamp for short-duration, high-intensity light pulses

  • User-defined flash intensity and duration
  • Excellently-suited for optogenetics, uncaging and flash photolysis applications

OptoLED

OptoLED

Ultra-stable, high-intensity, modular illuminator

  • High intensity
  • Near perfect stability
  • Instantaneous vibration-free switching
  • Well-suited for epi-fluorescence, transmitted light microscopy, macroscopy, and optogenetics