Lasers for Flow Cytometry: Current and Future Trends.

  title={Lasers for Flow Cytometry: Current and Future Trends.},
  author={Howard M. Shapiro and William G. Telford},
  journal={Current protocols in cytometry},
Lasers are the principal light sources for flow cytometers. Virtually all cytometers are equipped with at least one (and often many more) lasers. This unit covers the various types of lasers available and the qualities that make them suitable or unsuitable for use in flow cytometers. Also included is a discussion of future directions, particularly in the… CONTINUE READING