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N-SIM Image

Nikon Corporation and UCSF Office of Technology Management Agree on Licensing of SIM Technology for N-SIM – a Super Resolution Fluorescence Micros...

December 4, 2009

Nikon Corporation, an innovator of advanced optical instruments, announced today that it will sign an agreement with the University of California, San Francisco Office of Technology Management for Structured Illumination Microscopy (SIM) technology. Under the terms of the agreement, UCSF will license its technology to Nikon to make N-SIM enabled microscopes.Nikon Corporation President, Mr. Mich...

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N-STORM Image

Nikon Corporation Acquires License From Harvard University For “STORM” Super Resolution Microscopy -- Will Create Innovative New “N-STORM” M...

December 3, 2009

Nikon Corporation, an innovator of advanced optical instruments, announced today that it has signed a licensing agreement with Harvard University granting Nikon the rights to use the Stochastic Optical Reconstruction Microscopy (STORM) technology. Under the terms of the agreement, Nikon will manufacture STORM enabled microscopy systems and market them with the N-STORM name.Nikon Corporation Pre...

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Nikon Lambda S Opjectives

Nikon Instruments Introduces New High Performance Objectives With World's Highest Numerical Apertures Among Water-Immersion Objectives

October 15, 2009

Nikon Instruments, Inc. today introduced the Lambda S Objective Series of high performance objectives for use with biological microscopes. The Lambda S Objective Series, which includes CFI Apo 60X H Lambda S, CFI Apo 40X WI Lambda S and CFI Plan Apo IR 60X WI, features the world’s highest numerical apertures (NA) for water immersion (WI) objectives at 1.25 and 1.27, while providing the highest...

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Nikon Instruments Introduces CL-Quant Automated Image Analysis Software

October 15, 2009

Nikon Instruments, Inc. today introduced the new CL-Quant Automated Image Analysis Software featuring routines for assaying stem cell viability by label-free phase and fluorescence analysis. The software utilizes a unique set of preconfigured routines for standard assays and has a teachable interface for analysis creation and batch-processing for large time-lapse image data sets. The CL-Quant A...

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Nikon A1R MP Multiphoton Confocal Microscope

Nikon Instruments Unveils A1R MP Multiphoton And Confocal Microscope System

October 15, 2009

Nikon Instruments, Inc. today unveiled its new A1R MP Multiphoton and Confocal microscope system for high speed, high resolution and high sensitivity multiphoton excitation and confocal fluorescence imaging. The A1R MP allows for imaging deeper, longer, sharper and brighter while remaining cell-friendly with fast resonant imaging at up to 420 fps.Nikon’s A1R MP is a unique multiphoton imaging s...

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Nikon Instruments Releases Major Update To NIS-Elements Software

October 15, 2009

Nikon Instruments, Inc. (www.nikoninstruments.com) today announced the release of a new version of its industry leading microscopy acquisition and analysis software – NIS-Elements. The new NIS-Elements Version 3.1 offers new functionality that spans the entire suite of tools from microscope and camera control to data export while continuing to provide comprehensive confocal and widefield imagin...

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1st Place - Dr. Heiti Paves

Flowering Plant Anther Captures Top Honors in 2009 Nikon Small World Competition

October 8, 2009

MELVILLE, NY, October 8, 2009 – A magnificent depiction of the essence of floral life, a gorgeous photograph of a thale cress anther (the male sex organ of a small flowering plant) is the winning image in the 2009 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition. Heiti Paves of Tallinn, Estonia took the top honor with this image, which was magnified 20 times and taken using a confocal microscope....

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Bundled Protein Filaments Win Popular Vote in Nikon Small World Competition

October 8, 2009

A bundle of fluorescent actin protein filaments captured by Dennis Breitsprecher of Hannover, Germany, awed the public to win the Popular Vote in the 2009 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition. The public voted for the image as its favorite among the 137 finalists featured at www.nikonsmallworld.com.Mr. Breitsprecher, whose winning image also received recognition as an Image of Distinc...

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BoStation CT Results

Congratulations to Sabrina Lin at University of California Riverside

October 1, 2009

Nikon congratulates Sabrina Lin, a graduate student at University of California Riverside (UCR), who received the First Place Award for her presentation at the 10th Annual Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology Research Symposium. Sabrina, whose presentation was titled “Determining the effects of cigarette smoke on early development using a novel time lapse assay and human embryonic stem ce...

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BWH-501

Nikon Introduces BW-H501 High-Speed, High-Precision 3D Surface Profile System

October 1, 2009

Nikon Instruments, Inc. introduced the BW-H501 high-speed 3D surface profile system, offering rapid high-precision 3D surface inspection. The BW-H501 system features real-time height observation with high-precision height measurement, making analysis and evaluation of object surface roughness possible. Additionally, a heated stage allows observation and analysis of the deformation process of fi...

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Nikon Introduces Software Upgrade for iNexiv Multi-Sensor Measuring System

October 1, 2009

Nikon Instruments, Inc. today announced the availability of the iNEXIV VMA Automeasure Version 2.5 software specifically designed for the iNEXIV VMA-2520 multi-sensor measuring system. Built on the VMA Automeasure platform, the update significantly enhances speed and ease-of-use for a variety of tasks ranging from setup, teaching programs and measurements, to evaluations.“The iNEXIV VMA-2520 is...

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Nikon Instruments Welcomes Metris to the Nikon Corporate Family

September 22, 2009

Nikon Instruments, Inc. is pleased to welcome Metris to the Nikon Corporate family. Metris’ advanced technology and products for non-contact, three-dimensional measurement systems complement Nikon’s current product portfolio. Customers can expect a broader range of product offerings for both companies within the industrial marketplace.“Customers of both Nikon and Metris will now benefit from th...

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L200N Series

New Inspection Microscope Offers Improved Observation and Imaging

August 20, 2009

The new series of Nikon LSI inspection microscopes, Eclipse L200N and L200ND, is now available. Building on the high resolution and precision of the Eclipse L200 and L200D series, the L200N and L200ND offer improved observation and operating performance, providing images with greater contrast and higher resolving power. Used independently or in combination with wafer loaders, the L200 series pe...

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AZ-C1

Nikon Launches New Macro Laser Confocal Microscope

August 20, 2009

Combining the groundbreaking AZ100 Multizoom and advanced C1 confocal microscope, Nikon has created the ultimate imaging platform for developmental biology, cell biology, stem cell and tissue research. For the first time, researchers can view large specimens in confocal mode enabling the capture of more information than ever before. Designed for macro imaging, the AZ-C1 can not only capture fie...

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SMZ-745T Stereo Microscope

Nikon Instruments' New SMZ-745T Line of Stereo Microscopes Offers Highest Zoom Magnification in its Class

August 12, 2009

Featuring the highest zoom magnification in its class at 7.5x zoom, Nikon Instruments Inc. introduces the new SMZ-745T line of trinocular stereo microscopes. Well-suited for digital imaging in both the industrial and biomedical fields, the SMZ-745T comes equipped with a camera port and a built-in 0.55x c-mount adapter permitting direct mounting of Nikon DS Series Digital Cameras.By optimizing t...

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Small World Identify the Image

Nikon Instruments Opens Online Game With Winning Small World Images

August 5, 2009

Nikon Instruments is giving the public a sneak peak at the 2009 Small World finalist images and the chance to test its skills with the popular online game, "Identify the Image." The game, which offers the opportunity to interact with microscopic images of items that can't be seen with the naked eye, gives players a series of five images and asks them to correctly identify each photomi...

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MM-200 Measuring Microscope

Nikon Instruments' New MM-200 Measuring Microscope Combines Precision and Accuracy in Compact, Space-Saving Body

August 1, 2009

Combining precision and accuracy with a compact body and an affordable price, Nikon Instruments, Inc. introduces the new MM-200 Measuring Microscope. Ideal for measuring a variety of metal, plastic and electronic parts, this powerful new microscope is specifically designed and engineered with machining engineers and inspectors in mind.The MM-200 features a space-saving footprint of just 420 x 2...

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Hi-Q4 Petri Dish

Nikon Instruments Launches Optical Quality Petri Dish for High Resolution Microscopy

April 29, 2009

Nikon Instruments’ groundbreaking integrated incubator and microscope system, the BioStation IM, has now been enhanced by the launch of the Hi-Q4 dish for high-end microscopic analysis of fixed or living cells. Ideal for both the BioStation IM and any biological microscope, the Hi-Q4 enables high resolution cell imaging of up to four experiments run in parallel in the same dish.The high optical...

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Nikon Instruments Announces Judges for Nikon Small World

Nikon Instruments Announces Judges for Nikon Small World

April 28, 2009

Celebrating a 35 year history that has included some of the most prestigious names in science and scientific reporting, Nikon Instruments announced today the judges for the 2009 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition. Since Nikon Small World’s inception in 1974, the competition has continued to grow, in part due to the excellence of the work submitted as well as the prestigious judges...

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Nikon Small World Entry Deadline is April 30th

March 31, 2009

Scientists, photographers and photomicrographers have until April 30th to submit images taken through the light microscope for consideration in the 35th Annual Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition. The oldest and most respected competition of its kind, Nikon Small World celebrates the world's best photomicrographers who showcase advanced scientific disciplines, while demonstrating an...

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