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Rensselaer licenses microscope technology to Thorlabs

Troy, N.Y. -- An innovative microscope technology invented by researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has been licensed by Thorlabs Inc., a manufacturer of photonics products. The device, which is called the Adaptive Scanning Optical Microscope (ASOM), provides the ability to view large areas of a sample without sacrificing image resolution. It is especially suited for automating difficult tasks in biological laboratories, from diagnosing cancer to discovering new drugs.

The technology was invented at the Center for Automation Technologies and Systems (CATS) at Rensselaer by Ben Potsaid, John Wen, and Yves Bellouard, based in part on funding from the National Science Foundation. Thorlabs has donated equipment to CATS in the past and also actively supports the Smart Optics Laboratory, one of several labs at CATS, where the ASOM research is continuing.

"We are very excited about this license and technology transfer," said Wen, who is also director of the CATS. "We have had an ongoing relationship with Thorlabs, and we look forward to working with them to help accelerate the development of the ASOM to market."

Alex Cable, Thorlabs founder and CEO, said of the new collaboration, "I see great potential for a myriad of new applications that will evolve from the Adaptive Scanning Optical Microscope technology. I feel we are uniquely positioned to bring this technology to market in a manner accessible to researchers worldwide. Additionally, the opportunity to support the Smart Optics Laboratory at CATS is another building block in our mission to provide support to researchers in the U.S. and abroad."

"Rensselaers ASOM technology opens new opportunities throughout the world of microscopy, from biomedical research to industrial inspection, and we are delighted to partner with Thorlabs to realize its full potential," said Ron Kudla, executive director of the Office of Intellectual Property, Technology Transfer and New Ventures
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Contact: Jason Gorss
gorssj@rpi.edu
518-276-6098
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
13-Dec-2006


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