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Olympus VS120® Virtual Slide Microscope System

Published: Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 16, 2012
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Now offers darkfield illumination for unstained and fluorescent specimens.

Olympus now offers researchers doing whole slide imaging the option of using darkfield illumination to image specimens on its high-performance VS120® virtual slide microscope system.

TheVS120, a robust whole slide imaging system that also offers brightfield and fluorescence illumination, is the only microscope-based virtual slide system that offers the darkfield option.

Darkfield is useful for providing structural detail, particularly when observing non-stained specimens.

The darkfield view can be used in conjunction with either brightfield or fluorescence for a deeper understanding of both structure and function.

The darkfield illuminator is particularly useful for brain imaging, Connectome mapping and other neuroscience studies, where many researchers prefer to use unstained samples.

It provides additional useful tools for researchers using silver staining. The darkfield illuminator attaches to any VS120 or VS110 virtual slide system with a simple stage insert.

The VS120 virtual microscopy system scans up to 100 slides at a time at very high fidelity, so that users anywhere in the world can view and fully navigate high-resolution images of entire microscope slides or slide areas using a computer.

It is designed for wide variety of research applications, and also has uses in training, education and archiving.


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