Microscopy Systems

LASU - Laser Applied Stimulation and Uncaging

Scientifica LASU - Optogenetics, PhotoStimulation and Uncaging System

Developed with VU University Amsterdam, the LASU (Laser Applied Stimulation and Uncaging) system is ideal for researchers engaging in optogenetics, uncaging or other photostimulation experiments.

Accurate and repeatable

The laser spot positioning is accurate and repeatable enabling fast experimental manipulation of biological systems.

Award-winning technology

The Galvo mirror driven hardware and optical components are based on the Scientifica award-winning two-photon system giving you complete confidence when choosing LASU

Simple Integration

The LASU system fits directly onto the Scientifica upright SliceScope microscope making it an easy upgrade to existing rigs.

Free space launched or fibre guided laser delivery

The choice either fibre or free-space launch optics means that you can choose which laser delivery method best suits your experimental setup.

Choice of laser wavelengths

LASU is able to deliver multiple laser wavelengths with a spot smaller than 2 microns (depending on the objective used). This provides greater experimental control than 'full field' stimulation.

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