Nanoscopy meets Lifetime: Introducing TauSTED

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Fluorescence lifetime provides a new perspective for STED nanoscopy. With the unique TauSTED functionality from Leica Microsystems, your scientific research will benefit from super-resolution STED offering excellent performance with a much lower light dose and getting rid of undesired background signal.

TauSTED combines the optical signals from STED and the photophysical information from the fluorescence lifetime at unprecedented speeds. This new approach to STED uses phasor analysis in a novel way. TauSTED enables an increased STED resolution and elimination of uncorrelated background noise, even at low excitation and STED powers.

Find out how you can use TauSTED to perform:

  • STED imaging at cutting-edge resolution with dramatically lower excitation and STED light dose
  • Gentle live-cell STED imaging for extended time-lapse experiments
  • Multicolor applications with the best STED probes

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