Lambert Instruments launches LIFA vTAU – A camera-based system for fast fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy (FLIM)

 Lambert Instruments BV, launches LIFA vTAU – A camera-based system for fast fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy (FLIM)

Groningen, Netherlands — Lambert Instrument’s, a leading developer of advanced imaging solutions, is thrilled to announce the release of LIFA vTAU, a camera-based system designed to transform Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy (FLIM), particularly for live cell applications. LIFA vTAU, featuring the versatile SPAD detector, is set to redefine the world of microscopy with near instantaneous acquisition of lifetime images at unprecedented frame rates and high accuracy.

LIFA vTAU represents a significant leap forward in FLIM technology. Whether for studying dynamic cellular processes, molecular interactions, or biological phenomena, LIFA vTAU is engineered to meet FLIM application needs. The camera is designed to seamlessly integrate with any brand of fluorescence microscope and the dedicated LIFA software records the images and analyses the data instantly, offering researchers a comprehensive FLIM solution. From sample preparation to data analysis, this system streamlines the entire imaging process, for improved efficiency and accessibility.

“We’re thrilled to introduce LIFA vTAU. This innovative FLIM solution represents a significant milestone in live cell imaging technology”, stated Jeroen Wehmeijer, General Manager of Lambert Instruments. “With its unparalleled speed, precision, and versatility, LIFA vTAU empowers researchers to delve deeper into the world of live cell dynamics and explore the intricacies of biological processes. We believe this product will pave the way for ground-breaking discoveries and advancements in the field of microscopy.”

 Equipped with an ultra-high sensitive SPAD detector featuring micro exposures for dynamic range optimization, LIFA vTAU can capture up to an astonishing 100 lifetime images per second, even in challenging lighting conditions.

 LIFA vTAU enables a wide range of applications, from molecular interactions and protein conformation to biosensors, oxygen imaging, and more, making it a versatile solution for diverse scientific and industrial needs.

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 About Lambert Instruments

Lambert Instruments is dedicated to development, production, and worldwide sales of products for time resolved imaging at challenging light levels enabling users to reveal previously unseen phenomena. Together with our software, our products provide a possibility to record fast events at low-light conditions. It is our mission to reimagine detection and offer complete solutions to challenging imaging problems.

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