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A chip-scale microscope for high-throughput fluorescence imaging

Niels Verellen, principal scientist at imec, received the prestigious ERC Starting Grant to design a novel fluorescence microscope-on-chip.

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Niels Verellen, principal scientist at imec, received the prestigious ERC Starting Grant to design a novel fluorescence microscope-on-chip

The microscope does not use lenses but an integrated photonics circuit 

This results in a compact microscope with a large field of view and high resolution

The microscope-on-chip will enable high-throughput microscopy for next-gen sequencing applications