Available Instruments

Leica TCS SP8 STED 3X

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    Leica TCS SP8 STED 3X

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    Leica TCS SP8 STED 3X

The Leica TCS SP8 STED 3X is a high sensitivity confocal microscope with complete flexibility and STED super resolution capability.  

Features:

  • Inverted microscope
  • White light laser: up to eight excitation lines between 470-670 nm
  • 405 laser line
  • Five spectral detection channels: completely tunable bandwiths, 3 HyD detectors with photon counting and gating capabilities and 2 PMTs
  • Resonant scanner for high speed scanning
  • Automated stage allows mark and find and montage images for large samples
  • Adaptive Focus Control – laser based autofocusing
  • Stimulated emission depletion super resolution with laser lines at 592 and 660nm
  • Objectives:

10x/0.4 dry     HCX PL APO CS

20x/0.75 oil     HC PL APO CS2

40x/1.1 water  HC PL APO CS2

63x/1.4 oil     HC PL APO CS2

100x/1.4 oil     HC PL APO CS2

Leica TCS SP8 MP

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Leica TCS SP8 MP

The Leica TCS SP8 MP is a multi-photon microscope for deep imaging with a large stage for intravital imaging and a Clarity objective for cleared samples. 

Features:

  • Upright microscope
  • Mai tai deep see laser, tunable from 690 to 1090nm
  • 488 laser line for single photon imaging
  • 1 internal PMT with tunable bandwith detection
  • 2 external, non-descanned detectors with FITC/TRITC filters
  • Resonant scanner for high speed scanning
  • Automated stage allows mark and find and montage images for large samples
  • Large platform stage for intravital imaging
  • Clarity objective – for clarity cleared samples, 25x/1.00, 6 mm working distance
  • Other Objectives:

10x/0.4 dry     HCX PL APO CS

40x/1.1 water   HC PL IRAPO

63x/1.3 glyc     HC PL APO CS2

25x/0.95 water  Fluotar VISIR