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2011-05-20 10:38:00

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamamatsu Photonics introduces a new streak camera series for UV to near-infrared measurements of extremely fast light phenomena. The C10910 series simultaneously delivers intensity vs. time vs. position (or wavelength) information with single-photon sensitivity and temporal resolution down to 1 ps. With such capabilities, these streak cameras are suitable for measuring fast fluorescence lifetimes, response times of quantum devices, electron...

2011-03-01 11:00:00

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamamatsu Photonics has introduced the new Quantaurus series of compact instruments for measuring the properties of photoluminescent materials. The new Quantaurus-Tau measures fluorescence lifetimes as short as 100 picoseconds, while the Quantaurus-QY measures quantum yields faster and more easily than the traditional relative measurement method. The combination of these two instruments enables a comprehensive characterization of...

2010-04-01 10:54:00

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamamatsu has announced the release of the FDSS/uCELL, an affordable new imaging plate reader for kinetic cell-based assay development, including GPCR and ion channel research. The uCELL ("micro cell") offers a cost-effective way for biotechnology companies, research institutes, and clinical research organizations to introduce the highly reliable and advanced Hamamatsu FDSS (Functional Drug Screening System) technology to their daily operations. It...

2009-10-07 13:24:00

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamamatsu Corporation has announced the release of its next-generation slide scanners, the NanoZoomer 2.0 series. Operating at nearly twice the speed of the original series, the NanoZoomer 2.0 converts a 20 mm x 20 mm area on a glass slide into a 1.9-gigapixel color image in as little as 1 minute 40 seconds. The resulting "virtual slides" can be conveniently viewed on a computer monitor, shared across computer networks, used for software-aided image...

2009-06-23 17:18:00

HAMAMATSU, Japan, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A U.S. patent infringement lawsuit was filed on June 10, 2009, against Hamamatsu Photonics K.K., Hamamatsu Corporation, and Olympus America, Inc. The lawsuit, brought by Aperio Technologies, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, accuses products incorporating Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. NanoZoomer(R) technology of infringing Aperio U.S. Patent Nos. 6,917,696; 7,457,446; and 7,518,652. The lawsuit follows a series of letters...


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