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New compact, research-grade spectroscopy system that delivers aberration-free imaging and can be set up for a multitude of different experiments in minutes.

September 19, 2016

Princeton Instruments announces the launch of the FERGIE™ spectroscopy system. FERGIE is a fully integrated, aberration-free spectrograph with a built-in, low-noise, cooled detector. 

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Princeton Instruments releases LightField® 6.0 – Next generation scientific imaging and spectroscopy software with Windows 10 support

September 15, 2016

Princeton Instruments is pleased to announce a major upgrade to its acclaimed LightField software with support for the Windows 10 operating system. 

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From Astronomy to X-ray Applications: Next-Generation, Ultra-Low-Noise SOPHIA™ Cameras Ready to Revolutionize Research

February 16, 2016

Princeton Instruments is pleased to introduce its SOPHIA series, a line of next-generation, ultra-low-noise cameras engineered to address even the most demanding low-light-level scientific applications. These cameras feature Princeton Instruments’ proprietary new ArcTec™ thermoelectric cooling technology and will be shown publicly for the first time at SPIE Photonics West in San Francisco, February 16–18.

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Enhanced-Performance PI-MTE In-Vacuum X-ray Cameras

January 13, 2016

Princeton Instruments is pleased to introduce the new incarnation of its extremely popular PI-MTE in-vacuum x-ray camera line, now featuring specially designed higher-sensitivity CCDs.

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NIR Spectroscopy Aids in the Diagnosis of Neonatal Brain Injury

January 5, 2016

Researchers affiliated with the Department of Medical Physics and Bioengineering, University College London, designed and tested a NIR spectroscopy system, which includes an Acton LS-785 spectrometer and PIXIS 512 CCD camera, to aid in the diagnosis of neonatal brain injury.

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EMCCD Instrumental in Pluto Atmospheric Research

September 4, 2015
Ground-based Study of Atmospheric Structure of Pluto Facilitated by Princeton Instruments EMCCD Camera.
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LN2-Cooled InGaAs Camera Provides Unprecedented NIR/SWIR Performance!

August 12, 2015

This new addition to the popular NIRvana® line features a specially designed InGaAs focal plane array (FPA) that has extremely low readout and thermal noise that is ideal for ultra-low-light imaging and spectroscopy.

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High Speed EMCCD Cameras with eXcelon3

June 9, 2015

The new ProEM-HS:1024BX3 is a 1024 x 1024 pixel back-illuminated EMCCD camera with patented eXcelon®3 technology (X3) for low-light imaging and spectroscopy applications.

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LightField 5.0 Next-Generation Scientific Imaging and Spectroscopy Software

April 28, 2015

The first major upgrade of this powerful software, LightField version 5.0, incorporates hundreds of enhancements and exclusive features. 

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IsoPlane and PIXIS used to explore the optical properties of gold nanoparticle arrays

October 28, 2014

Princeton Instruments congratulates Prof. Jing Zhao of the University of Connecticut on the recent publication of  “Blue Shifted Narrow Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance from Dipole Coupling in Gold Nanoparticles Random Arrays” (J. Phys. Chem. C, 2014, DOI: 10.1021/jp508181g).

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IsoPlane and NIRvana used in biophotonic nanotube research

October 27, 2014

Dan Heller and coworkers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center describe important advances in noncovalent functionalization of carbon nanotubes in a recent issue of Journal of the American Chemical Society (DOI: 10.1021/ja505529n). 

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Researchers in Australia Use Princeton Instruments IsoPlane® Spectrometer To Detect Distortion-Free Extinction Spectrum of Nanoparticles

May 1, 2014

Princeton Instruments applauds the recent work of Saulius Juodkazis on a line of nanoparticles in array was imaged and an extinction spectrum was detected without distortions thanks to the sharp focus and astigmatism compensation of the Princeton Instruments IsoPlane spectrometer utilized by the group.

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New InGaAs Camera Engineered for Advanced, Low-Light, NIR/SWIR Applications in Life and Physical Sciences

March 18, 2014

Princeton Instruments is pleased to introduce a new member of the NIRvana® family of InGaAs imaging cameras, the NIRvana 640ST. Princeton Instruments’ scientific-grade NIRvana camera series is the world’s first to utilize a deep-cooled indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs) focal plane array for research.

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Researchers at University of Wisconsin-Madison Measure 2D SFG Spectrum of a Peptide Using Princeton Instruments CCD Camera

March 11, 2014

Princeton Instruments, a leading manufacturer of sensitive low-light imaging and spectroscopic instruments, hails the landmark 2D SFG measurements performed on an interface-bound peptide by the Zanni group at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Compact, New Imaging Spectrograph Outperforms All Others in its Class!

February 27, 2014

Princeton Instruments is pleased to announce the availability of the new IsoPlane® 160 imaging spectrograph. The IsoPlane 160 brings the award-winning performance of Princeton Instruments’ IsoPlane SCT 320 to a smaller-footprint instrument.

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