Howard Hughes Medical Institute Keller Lab
Special Optics designed and developed a set of three custom lenses used in the new IsoView light-sheet microscope developed by Philipp Keller and Raghav Chhetri of Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Keller Lab in 2015. The IsoView incorporates highly specialized microscope objectives, f-theta scan lenses and illumination tube lenses from Special Optics.
Stanford University Department of Neurobiology
0.96 NA objective, stainless housing for life science research in aqueous environment
F#: 0.52, Aperture: 23, EFL: 12, WD: 1.5mm water, FOV: 0.4
Janelia Research Campus, HHMI
0.65 NA Water Immersion Microscope objective lens used for excitation in the Bessel Beam Structured Plane Illumination on Microscope designed by Eric Betzig
Schleier-Smith Lab at Stanford University
0.6 NA, EFL: 38mm, FOV: 0.2mm, WD: 8.91mm Vacuum + 3.175mm Silica + 2.59mm Air, AR Coating: 320nm, 780-852nm, 1064nm. Researchers trap the atoms at that distance and resolve single atoms (at 852 nm) with the objective.
Applied Scientific Imaging (ASi)
Immersion objective lens specifically designed for light sheet microscopy of cleared
tissue samples, including ASI’s Dual-view Selective Plane Illumination Microscopy system (diSPIM).
0.4 NA objective, FOV: >1 mm, MAG: ~17x, WD: 12 mm
Designed for dipping media RI ranging from 1.33 to 1.56, an enhanced chemically
resistance sealant and non-metallic cover make the lens compatible with a wide range of media including:
- water with salt, sugars, and other non-aggressive solute including routine-use biological buffers
- FocusClear (CLARITY)
- mineral oil
- silicone oil
- TDE (2,2-thiodiethanol)
- ethyl cinnamate
- benzyl benzoate
- benzyl alcohol & BABB
- other proprietary organic media