[Histonet] Fluorescence-filters

Jonathan Cremer Jonathan.Cremer <@t> med.kuleuven.be
Wed Jun 6 01:18:00 CDT 2012

Sure you can, all you need is a bright enough lightsource which emits at the correct wavelength. If the spectrum of the light source is too wide, you dump in a filter to narrow it down to your desired excitation.
Flow cytometers nowadays even use LED lasers instead of the huge, bulky and vulnerable gas lasers of the old days. Which is a good thing.

Jonathan Cremer
Laboratory Technician
TARGID - KU Leuven

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Onderwerp: Re: [Histonet] Fluorescence-filters

Can you do fluorescence with LED?
(That may be a stupid question, as I always thought LED was just for


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