The Nano-Cyte® Single Molecule Imaging system now features a “tracking” mode capable of surveying a wide sample area.   This new feature builds on the existing capabilities of the Nano-Cyte® fluorescence imaging system:  nanometer scale stabilization in three dimensions, image acquisition, device control, particle localization analysis, particle position rendering and active positional control.

The tracking mode is capable of surveying a 200 micron by 200 micron area within a sample, representing 16 typical fields-of-view (FOVs), while maintaining 3-dimensional stability at the nanometer scale.  Using this feature it is now possible to track particle motion at the nanometer level as they move through multiple FOVs for extended periods of time.

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