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New KURO™ Camera Is First in World To Utilize Back-Illuminated Scientific CMOS Sensor Technology for Ultra-Low-Light Imaging and Spectroscopy

November 11, 2016

Princeton Instruments is pleased to introduce its KURO:1200B, the world’s first scientific CMOS camera system to implement back-illuminated sensor technology. Until now, this key technology had been leveraged almost exclusively by CCD camera systems, which despite their excellent sensitivity are unable to match CMOS frame rates.

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SOPHIA-XO – A VUV and direct x-ray detection camera designed for ultra-sensitive measurements in the 10 eV to 30 keV energy range.

November 10, 2016

Princeton Instruments is pleased to introduce its SOPHIA-XO:2048 high-speed, ultra-low-noise camera, which is engineered to address even the most demanding very low flux scientific applications. The camera features a 2048 x 2048, 15 µm2 pixel CCD and provides >3 fps with 16 MHz readout speed at full resolution.

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FERGIE's First Visit to Beijing, China

October 14, 2016

Princeton Instruments introduces the world’s first aberration-free spectroscopy sytem - FERGIE -  to Chinese researchers.

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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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