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Nikon Livescan SFC  Swept-Field Confocal Microscope

Flexibility: The Nikon LiveScan SFC is both a multipoint field scanner and a high speed slit scanner, offering 4 pinhole and 2 slit sizes to choose from.

Speed: Frame rates of 20 fps in pinhole mode and 500 fps in slit mode are possible, with selection of an appropriate camera. Ideal for live samples, the speed of the Nikon LiveScan SFC allows photobleaching and phototoxicity to be minimized.

Resolution: 4 pinhole choices allow the appropriate size pinhole to be selected for a variety of objective lenses. In pinhole mode, the LiveScan SFC offers similar axial resolution to that of a point scanning confocal.

Multiple Laser Configuration Options: Up to 6 lasers lines available.

Multiple Detector Choices: Compatible with a variety of cameras, including Roper Coolsnap HQ and Roper Cascade 512B.

Intuitive and Powerful Software: The LiveScan SFC is fully integrated into NIS Elements, making the system easy to use and control, and offering many features, including 6D acquisition, 2D real-time deconvolution, user-friendly macro function, and a variety of image processing and measurement functions.


Micron Optics, 240 Cedar Knolls Road , Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927


973-267-5799 phone

973-267-6598 fax


*GIF animation at top is a conoscopic image of quartz captured through an E600pol microscope using the Nikon DXM-1200 digital camera.  Courtesy of Daniel Sparling, former employee and now clergyman in training