Light Microscopes

Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope – Zeiss LSM 700

Laser lines: 405 nm, 488 nm, 555 nm, 639 nm

Objectives: EC Epiplan 5x/0.13, EC Plan-Neofluar 10x/0.30, Plan-Apochromat 20x/0.8, Plan-Apochromat 63x/1.40 Oil, W Plan-Apo 20x/1.0 DIC VIS-IR

Filter Sets: DAPI, Cy3, Endow GFP

Light Sources: HAL 12V/100W (Transmitted), HXP 120 C (Epi-fluorescence)


Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope – Zeiss LSM 780

Laser Lines: 405 nm, 561 nm, 25 mW Argon Multiline Laser with 8 Channel AOTF Interface

Objectives: EC Plan-Neofluar 10x/0.30, W Plan-Apo 20x/1.0 DIC VIS-IR, LD C-Apochromat 40x/1.1 W Corr UV-VIS-IR, Plan-Apochromat 63x/1.40 Oil DIC

Filter Sets: DAPI, Cy3, GFP, CFP

Light Sources: Halogen lamp 12V 100W (Transmitted), X-Cite 120 PC with 3.0m light guide (Epi-fluorescence)


Widefield Microscopes

– Nikon Eclipse E800 (Upright)

Imaging Capability:

Brightfield Microscopy, Darkfield Microscopy, Differential Interference Contrast (DIC) Microscopy, Polarized Light Microscopy, Epi-fluoresence Microscopy

– Zeiss Axiovert 100 M (Inverted)

Imaging Capability:

Brightfield Microscopy, Phase Contrast Microscopy, Differential Interference Contrast (DIC) Microscopy, Polarized Light Microscopy, Epi-fluoresence Microscopy


Stereo Microscopes