0732582-A2 is referenced by 14 patents and cites 9 patents.

A method and apparatus to detect fluorescence from a sample is provided. The optical system allows the user to continuously tune the wavelengths and bandwidths of the excitation source and the emission detection system. A peaking function automatically peaks the detected fluorescent signal by fine tuning the excitation and emission detection systems. A look-up table allows the fluorescent signal for a specific wavelength to be corrected for the wavelength dependence of the optical train. In one embodiment of the system the sample is simultaneously irradiated in more than one wavelength band, each wavelength band being independently tunable.

Title
Tunable excitation and/or tunable emission fluorescence imaging
Application Number
EP19960301774 19960315
Publication Number
0732582 (A2)
Application Date
March 15, 1996
Publication Date
September 18, 1996
Inventor
Witney Franklin R
US
Heffelfinger David M
US
Assignee
Bio Rad Laboratories
US
IPC
G01N 21/64
G01N 21/64
G01N 21/88
G01N 21/64
G01N 21/91
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