Zeiss LSM 780 laser scanning confocal microscope

For live cell and tissue imaging, sensitive high resolution and spectral imaging of wide range of fluorophores in fixed and living specimens.

Excitation lasers:
405nm, 458nm, 488nm, 514nm, 561nm, 633nm
Detection:
spectral fluorescence GaAsP array detector, transmitted light detector (DIC), confocal reflection microscopy detector
Objectives:
EC Plan-Neofluar 5x/0.16 DIC (air)
EC Plan-Neofluar 10x/0.3 DIC (air)
Plan-Apochromat 20x/0.8 DIC (air)
Plan-Apochromat 40x/1.4 DIC (oil)
i Plan-Apochromat 63x/1.4 DIC (oil)
LD C-Apochromat 63x/1.15 Corr (water)
i LCI Plan-Neofluar 25x/0.8 Imm Corr DIC (water, oil, glycerine), EC Plan-Neofluar 40x/0.75 DIC (air), Plan-Apochromat 100x/1.40 DIC (oil) or objectives from Zeiss Cell Observer on request
Autofocus:
software based or hardware-based DefiniteFocus
Incubator:
Top stage incubator for live cell/tissue time lapse imaging with temperature, humidity, CO2 and O2 control
Closed or open sample perfusion system
Software:
Zen 2011 (Black edition)

Fully motorized inverted microscope and stage for multi-position imaging

Suitable sample formats: slides, 35mm dishes, multi-well plates (6 to 96-well)

Last updated: 9/2/2017