Upright, intra-vital 2-photon microscope used for intra-vital samples
Post author: Paul McMillan. Last update: 02/09/2015 at 9:38 am by Paul McMillan.
Microbiology and Immunology, Parkville.
Manufacturer: Zeiss, LSM710
Access to the 2-photon system is on a collaborative basis with one of the super users. For booking requests please contact Dr Scott Mueller.
Benefits of the Zeiss LSM710 2-photon microscope
Image deeper into biological samples using multi-photon excitation.
Technical features and specifications
Microscope Stand – Upright system with temperature & gas control
Objective – 20x Air (0.8NA), 63x Oil (1.4NA) and 20x Water (dipping)(0.8NA)
Excitation lines – 405nm diode, 458/488/514nm Argon, DPSS 561nm and HeNe 633nm. Coherent Chameleon Vision II Ti:Sapphire infrared laser (680-1080nm range), with built-in dispersion correction
Detectors (confocal) – 34-channel spectral detector for confocal fluorescence imaging.
Detectors (2-photon) – 5 external non-descanned detectors (NDDs).
We encourage greater utilisation
Operation: Facility staff operate this instrument, User operated training provided, User or facility staff operate pricing may vary
Access: External researcher use availableCapacity: