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Through A Glass Brightly

Have you ever wanted to find a rare signal in a large field? How about a weak signal in a field with bright spots? Or what if you didn't know what to expect but simply wanted to see what was in a sample? LightForm's unique Prism and Mirror Imaging Spectroscopy System (PARISS) can do all these things and do them at a fraction of the cost of conventional imaging spectrometers. PARISS is a patented imaging spectrometer that acquires emitted light from a specimen on any microscope and sends it to a

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Have you ever wanted to find a rare signal in a large field? How about a weak signal in a field with bright spots? Or what if you didn't know what to expect but simply wanted to see what was in a sample? LightForm's unique Prism and Mirror Imaging Spectroscopy System (PARISS) can do all these things and do them at a fraction of the cost of conventional imaging spectrometers.

PARISS is a patented imaging spectrometer that acquires emitted light from a specimen on any microscope and sends it to a curved prism that displays spatially resolved spectral content and a video image of the sample. In contrast to conventional systems that use filters to collect specific signals, PARISS collects the entire spectrum of light from 365 to 800 nm simultaneously along a slice or sector in the field of view. One hundred spectral objects (structures, features, or background, each...

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