Zeiss LSM 780 confocal microscope

confocal laser scanning confocal microscope used for live and fixed multichannel imaging, spectral imaging


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Post author: Peter Lock. Last update: 16/04/2014 at 11:13 am by Peter Lock.





Manufacturer: Zeiss

Laser scanning confocal microscope with 7 laser lines (405, 458, 488, 514, 561, 594, 633 nm) and 32-channel spectral detector (records fluorescence emission spectrum AND fluorescence intensity at every pixel), Also includes two PMT detectors and a transmission PMT suitable for DIC imaging. Spectral unmixing capability. Includes dedicated incubator with CO2 and temperature controls. A Piezo stage focus device is available for high speed, high accuracy Z stacks with 10 nm minimum step size. Wide range of objectives including high end Plan-Apochromat 20x/0.8, LD C-Apochromat 40x/1.1 Water (long working distance), Plan-Apochromat 63x/1.40 Oil DIC, Plan-Apochromat 100x/1.4 Oil DIC.

Benefits of the Zeiss LSM 780 confocal microscope

State of the art laser scanning confocal microscope with sensitive spectral detector and linear unmixing software. Spectral unmixing capability enables fluorophores with overlapping emission spectra to be distinguished from one another. Image 4 or more fluorescent molecules simultaneously.

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Capacity: This instrument is heavily booked
Operation: User operated training provided
Access: External researcher use available

Zeiss LSM 780 confocal microscope

Inverted LSM 780 confocal with 2 PMTs, including one PMT that is cooled as well as a 32-channel GaAsP spectral detector array. Range of objectives for both live and fixed imaging. System includes environmental control and several gas lines. House inside a certified OGTR and PC2 facility.