Life Science

It is our pleasure to introduce to you our technology and products for Life Science solutions, by our dedicated team of specialists.

A leader in the scientific CMOS camera revolution, Hamamatsu have a camera optimised for almost any scientific application. Whether you are on a budget or require a high-end and high reliability device, our cameras are designed to deliver beautiful and reliably quantitative images even in the most demanding of applications or when pushing the boundaries of research. Discover in this TechBite series of videos how cutting edge imaging technology can optimise and combine high quantum efficiency, low readout noise and high resolution to pair the ideal camera with your particular application.

As well as cameras we also explore in this series other Hamamatsu technologies, such as the FDSS (Functional Drug Screening System) designed for cell based assays in the drug discovery field, which is a kinetic plate reader (96, 384, 1536 channels) in Fluorescence and Luminescence, and suitable for reading the kinetics of living cells with fast responses.

Finally, we offer a short introduction to the Quantaurus, a compact, easy-to-use instrument for measuring absolute photoluminescent quantum yield, excitation wavelength dependence, PL excitation spectrum and other properties all with just a few clicks and within a few seconds.

2022 Series

Photon counting imaging using Hamamatsu's scientific imaging cameras

With our new photon number resolving mode the ORCA-Quest enables photon counting resolution across a full 9.4 megapixel image. See the camera in action and learn how photon number imaging pushes quantitative imaging to a new frontier.

An Introduction to Hamamatsu's OEM Camera Lineup

An introduction to Hamamatsu's range of high performance, OEM specific board level cameras.

A hands-on demo with a Spatial Light Modulator

Learn how our liquid crystal spatial light modulator technology enables precise phase control of lasers and how this can be used in the production of holograms.

2021 Series

Laser-driven Light Source (LDLS)

Introducing laser-driven light technology, a broadband high-stability and long lifetime light source, from Energetiq, a Hamamatsu Photonics company.

ORCA-Quest quantitative CMOS (qCMOS) scientific camera

With ultra-low read noise of 0.27 electrons (rms), a high pixel count of 9.4 megapixels, and the ability to detect and quantify the number of photoelectrons, discover how our new camera can revolutionise scientific imaging applications.


How the LCOS-SLM can be used for laser beam shaping to deliver substantial improvements within research and industry.

InGaAs Cameras

Short-wave infrared cameras and their applications today and in the future.


An overview of our Functional Drug Screening Systems and an introduction to CYTOQUBE.

ORCA-Fusion BT

Find out how our newest sCMOS camera, the ORCA-FusionBT, can benefit your scientific imaging applications.

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