An upright confocal microscope used for fixed samples
Post author: Paul McMillan. Last update: 23/01/2017 at 1:25 pm by Paul McMillan.
Anatomy & Neuroscience, Parkville.
Manufacturer: Zeiss. Installed 2016.
Super-resolution confocal microscope, uses Zeiss’ Airyscan detector to generate images with a resolution down to 140nm. Equipped with a motorised stage and full range of objectives and excitation lasers
Benefits of the Zeiss LSM880 confocal
Get a Super-Resolution image no matter how deep your sample is.
Use the Airyscan fast module to image thick samples 4x time faster than by standard confocal. Making that overnight experiment finish in a couple of hours.
Technical features and specifications
Objective: 5x Air (0.25NA), 10x Air (0.45NA), 20x Air (0.8NA), 40x Oil (1.3NA), 63x Oil (1.4NA)
Lasers/Excitation lines: 405nm Diode, Argon (458, 488, 514nm), DPSS (561nm), HeNe (594nm), HeNe (633nm)
Detectors: 2 PMT, 32-channel QUASAR, Airyscan detector
Software: Zen Black