Leica SP5 live cell confocal

Inverted confocal microscope used for live samples


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Post author: Paul McMillan. Last update: 28/02/2014 at 4:30 pm by Paul McMillan.






Manufacturer: Leica, SP5

Inverted system with temperature and gas (CO2) controllers

Benefits of the Leica SP5 live cell confocal

Live cell imaging system equipped with motorised stage

Motorised stage gives multi-point visiting and tile scanning capabilities.

The detectors allow spectrophotometric analysis of your samples.

Technical features and specifications

Objectives: 20 x Air (0.7NA), 10x IMM (0.4NA), 20x IMM (0.7), 40x Oil (1.25NA), 63x Oil (1.4NA)
Lasers: 405nm Diode, Argon, DPSS 561, HeNe 633
Excitation lines: 405 nm, 458 nm, 476 nm, 488 nm, 496 nm, 514 nm, 561 nm & 633 nm
Detectors: 4x spectral PMTs, 1x transmitted light PMT


Capacity: We encourage greater utilisation
Operation: User operated training provided
Access: Access pricing may vary, External researcher use available