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Platform for Imaging by Microscopy

SP8: Leica TCS SP8 laser scanning confocal microscope

Laser scanning confocal microscope (Leica TCS SP8) on an inverted stand, fully motorized stage, fast z movement (Leica Super Z Galvo stage). Resonant scanner (8 Hz) for fast scan times and lower photo-toxicity or bleaching. Integrated deconvolution (Leica HyVolution). Five internal detectors (two HyD high-sensitivity, three PMT), one transmitted light detector (PMT). Environmental control (temperature, CO2, humidity) possible through a mobile stage-top incubator.


10x HC PL APO 10x/0.40 CS2
20x HC PL APO 20x/0.75 CS2
40x HCX PL APO 40x/0.85 CORR CS,0.11-
63x/oil HC PL APO 63x/1.40 OIL CS2

Lasers for fluorescence excitation:

405 nm for blue emitters
488 nm for green emitters
552 nm for red emitters
638 nm for far-red emitters
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