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C-RED 2 : Imaging single carbon nanotubes (L.Cognet)

Abstract: Here, we show that the First Light C-RED2 InGaAs camera cooled to -40°C and mounted on a fluorescence microscope is capable of detecting single (6,5) SWCNTs immobilized on a glass slide at 25 frames per second, 125 frames per second and up to 250 frames per second (4ms exposure per frame).

SWIR Fluorescence in Life Sciences

SWIR Fluorescence in Life Sciences: a glimpse on new biomarkers imaging. Living tissues have capability to absorb and scatter photons at different depth, depending on light wavelength. Recently, the shift to higher wavelength fluorescence imaging in Short Wave Infrared (SWIR or NIR II i.e.1000 to 1700nm) region has drawn great attention worldwide.


SCExAO: Directly imaging exoplanets with large ground-based telescopes critically relies on high performance cameras to accurately measure atmospheric turbulence and detect the faint planet signal.

First Light Imaging’s C-RED One is looking at the sky!

MIRC-X, the 6-telescope beam combination instrument developed by the University of Exeter (UK) and the University of Michigan (USA), together with C-RED One, the world’s fastest low noise infrared camerafrom First Light Imaging, are opening new perspectives in Infrared Interferometry for Astronomy.

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