Introduction

The flow chamber

Light sources

Optics

Detectors

Signal processing

Cell sorting

Safety

Appendix - Instrument

   manufacturers

Self-Assessment

Introductory Contents Further reading Units 	Introduction  The flow cytometer 	Data analysis 	Immunofluorescence 	Some clinical applications  DNA and the cell cycle Other applications Cell proliferation Cell death Assignment 1 Assignment 2 Figure 2.12. A droplet deflection cell sorter (described below). Figure 2.13. The sheath fluid emerging from a cell sorter. The photograph was taken using stroboscopic light at the transducer frequency. The vibration causes stable droplet formation. Photograph supplied by Mark Cheetham, then at Beckman Coulter, UK. continued