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Instrumentation Overview

Click instrument to see more details. For detailed information on objective and fluorescence filter properties, see these specification sheets.


Image Analysis Workstations

Flat-bed scanner

Afinia 3D Printer

Nikon TE2000 Widefield and C2si Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope

  • Inverted microscope base
  • DIC/Fluorescence
  • Objectives: 4x, 10x, 20x, 20x (extra-long working distance), 40x, 60x (1.4NA), and 100x (NA1.4)
  • Motorized focus with focus-drift correction
  • Active vibration isolation table
  • Widefield mode
    • Fluorescence filters: UV, green, orange, red, far-red
    • Photometrics CoolSnap HQ monochrome CCD camera
    • Nikon DSFi1 color camera
  • Confocal mode
    • Lasers: 405, 457, 488, 515, 561, and 647 nm
    • Three-channel (plus transmitted) detection
    • Spectral detector

Zeiss Axioskop

  • DIC/Fluorescence
  • Objectives: 4x, 10x, 20x, 40x, 100x (NA1.3)
  • Fluorescence filters: UV, green, orange, red, far-red
  • Retiga R6 color CCD camera

Zeiss Axioscope.A1

  • Brightfield/Fluorescence
  • Objectives: 5x, 10x, 40x, 63x (NA1.25)
  • Fluorescence filters: UV, green, red
  • Retiga EX color camera

Nikon Optiphot

  • DIC/Polarization/Darkfield
  • Objectives: 4x, 10x, 20x, 40x, 100x (NA1.25)
  • Micropublisher 3.3 monochrome/color camera
  • Limited fluorescence capabilities: UV, green, red

Zeiss SV6 Stemi Stereoscope

  • Objectives: 0.63x, 1.0x
  • Insight 2 color camera

Leica Macroscope

  • Objectives: 0.32-2x
  • Motorized focus drive for capturing “z-stacks”

Image Analysis Workstations

Two Dell Optiplex computers with Nikon Elements, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and FIJI/ImageJ

Flat-bed Scanner

Suitable for scanning slides, images, documents

Afinia H480 3D Printer

Large variety of ABS filament colors