Leica has just announced a new confocal microscope system that provides one platform for performing common single cell imaging techniques like FLIM (fluorescence lifetime imaging) and FCS (fluorescence correlation spectroscopy). Additionally, the same system allows to use the newer, more precise confirmation methods like FCCS (fluorescence cross-correlation spectroscopy) and FLCS (fluorescence lifetime correlation spectroscopy).
The Leica TCS SMD Series integrates hardware and software from PicoQuant with the high-end confocal system Leica TCS SP5 II. Researchers can now control a complete SMD experiment via one interface, the LAS AF software from Leica Microsystems. The coordination of different hardware and software components for one SMD experiment is now a thing of the past.
Complex SMD technologies are no longer complicated due to the user-friendly design of the system series. Quick and easy operation is ensured by dedicated application wizards. They guide the user step-by-step through SMD experiments and significantly maximize the reproducibility of data. With the universal SMD raw data format, one and the same data file can be analyzed in various ways and leads to quantification with maximum content.
Press release: All in One: A Single Platform to Study the Dynamics of Cellular Processes …
Product pages: Leica TCS SMD FCS, TCS SMD FLIM, TCS SMD FLCS