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Investigation of the Integration of AFS™ with Digital Holography Imaging

The research article “Digital holography as 3D tracking tool for assessing acoustophoretic particle manipulation” has recently been published in Optics Express Journal. Congratulations to all the authors! By making use of the AFS™ chip, Cacace et al. (2017) investigated the integration of digital holography (DH) imaging … Read More

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C-Trap™ and AFS™ systems mentioned in two review articles

We are proud to announce that two review articles refer to LUMICKS; one highlighting the C-Trap™ Optical Tweezers-Fluorescence Microscopy system and the other one specifying the AFS™ Acoustic Force Spectroscopy system.  Norregaard et al. (2017) reviews relevant theoretical tools to analyze data obtained from single-molecule … Read More

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Optical Tweezers-Fluorescence Microscopy Workshop at LUMICKS’ headquarters

On June 20 and 21, LUMICKS organized a successful workshop on Optical Tweezers-Fluorescence Microscopy & Acoustic Force Spectroscopy at our headquarters in Amsterdam. During the practical hands-on workshop, our application scientists gave demonstrations on the latest developments and applications of … Read More

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AFS™ Installed at Pasteur Institute in Paris

The first  AFS™ system in France has been successfully installed at the lab of Dr. Thierry Rose at the Pasteur Institute in Paris. Dr. Rose and his team use AFS to manipulate human lymphocytes in living conditions to gain insights … Read More

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New C-Trap™ acquired by the University of Göttingen

A new C-Trap™ system has recently been acquired by the Georg August University in Göttingen, Germany. The C-Trap™ was successfully installed in the lab of the “Nanoscale Imaging of Cellular Dynamics” research group, led by Prof. Dr. Sarah Köster, at the … Read More

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Acoustic Force Spectroscopy Protein Unfolding Application Note high throughput

AFS Protein Unfolding Application Note Now Online

Single-molecule force spectroscopy (SMFS) technologies have become prominent as powerful tools for the investigation of the biomechanics associated with protein structure and for the study of protein unfolding pathways. However, current SMFS tools lack the ability to study multiple protein … Read More

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LUMICKS’ optical tweezers delivered to the Johns Hopkins University

Recently, a new C-Trap™ optical tweezers was successfully installed at the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) in the lab of Professor Christian Kaiser. The optical tweezers will be used for the study of the mechanical properties of protein (un)folding and for the … Read More

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Optical Tweezers-Fluorescence Microscopy Workshop at the Rockefeller University

Two successful Optical Tweezers-Fluorescence Microscopy workshops, organized by LUMICKS, took place on April 18-20, 2017 at the Rockefeller University in New York.  A total of ten participants joined the practical hands-on workshops, which included in-depth lectures and demonstrations on the … Read More

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Imperial College London Acquires AFS™ System

At Imperial College London, LUMICKS has installed an AFS™ system! This is the first AFS™ in London, where it will be used in the lab of Prof. David Rueda. It will aid in imaging the interaction and dynamics of various nucleic … Read More

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New AFS™ installation at LMU

A new AFS™ Stand-alone was recently installed at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München in the Faculty of Physics. The Lab of Professor Jan Lipfert of the Chair for Biophysics and Molecular Materials will use the AFS™ to study the mechanosensitive response of multiple proteins in … Read More

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