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Preclinical Multispectral Optoacoustic Tomography

Multispectral Optoacoustic Tomography is a powerful optoacoustic imaging system for small animal imaging. It acquires cross-sectional images from head to tail, with high resolution, in vivo and in real time. The machine is also equipped with ultrasound computed tomography for further insights.

MSOT InVision 512-Echo
Image rate: 10/2 fps (MSOT/US)
Spatial resolution: 150 microns
Wavelength spectrum: 680-980 nm
Pulse repetition rate: 10 Hz
Maximum Pulse energy: 100 mJ
Curvature of detectors array: 270 °
Numbers of detector elements: 512
OPUS: 2-8 MHz
Access to software and Matlab for image analysis

Available for loan

This equipment is available for internal and external loan via managing PIs:

Håkan Axelson: hakan [dot] axelson [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se (hakan[dot]axelson[at]med[dot]lu[dot]se)
Kristian Pietras: kristian [dot] pietras [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se (kristian[dot]pietras[at]med[dot]lu[dot]se)

The user fees follow the policy of LBIC regarding light microscopy

Academia through LBIC: 400 SEK/hour
Staff support: 600 SEK/hour

Industry: 800 SEK/hour
Staff support: 800 SEK/hour