Optical Microscopes

For more information about our confocal microscopes (Olympus FV1000 with Multi-Photon or PerkinElmer VoX Spinning Disk) or basic light microscopes, please select from the list below.

Olympus FV1000 Laser Scanning/Two-Photon Confocal Microscope

- 3D multi-color confocal imaging/optical sectioning (4 Channel detection)
- Two-photon imaging of thick samples (Long working distance objectives and a fs pulsed, tunable laser, 690-1000 nm)
- Fluorescence Recovery After Photobleaching (FRAP)
Real time data capture with simultaneous (dual scan units) image-scan for coincident
bleach/photo-activation/photo-conversion while imaging
- Fluorescence spectra analysis
Variable band width detectors for spectral analysis

Zeiss Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence (TIRF) Microscope

- Imaging and targeting of thin layers of the cell surface (TIRF and variable-angle near TIRF mode)
- Single-molecule analysis
- Fluorescence Recovery After Photobleaching (FRAP) on TIRF
- High-sensitivity, high-speed imaging with sCMOS camera
Olympus SZX10 Stereomicroscope

- Dissections and viewing objects at low magnifications
- Brightfield/Darkfield transmitted LED light
- Reflected light (Objective-mounted fiber optic light source)
- High resolution color (can be converted to B&W) digital image capture, short movies
- Zoom range is 0.63x – 6.3x (6.3x – 63x w/ 10x tube lens)

PerkinElmer Ultraview VoX Spinning Disk Confocal Microscope

- High-speed multi-color image acquisition with spinning disk
- 6 laser lines and high-sensitivity EMCCD camera
- Fluorescence Recovery After Photobleaching (FRAP)

Zeiss Axioplan2 Light/Fluorescence Microscope

- Transmitted light microscopy, Brightfield and Differential Interference Contrast (DIC) imaging
- Phase contrast imaging (available with 20x objective lens only)
- Widefield fluorescence microscopy