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Center For Cancer Research National Cancer Institute
Confocal Microscopy Core Facility

Zeiss 880/Airyscan

Capabilities:

  • GaAsP detector
  • Temperature, humidity, CO2 control
  • 4 color Airyscan "super resolution"
  • Two Photon incl. BIG 2(2XGaAsP detector module)
  • Faster imaging and processing time than other super res methods
  • High Resolution Motorized Scanning Stage with Z piezo insert for fast Z
  • Motorized stage for tiled images and multi-position timelapse

Lasers:

  • 405 nm Diode laser
  • Argon (458, 488, 514 nm)
  • 561 nm Diode laser
  • 594 nm Diode laser
  • 633 nm HeNe

Zeiss 780 Elyra with SIM

Capabilities:

  • GaAsP detector
  • Temperature, humidity, CO2 control
  • 4 color Structured Illumination (SIM) "super resolution"
  • Motorized stage for multi-position timelapse

Lasers:

  • 405 nm Diode laser
  • Argon/2 (458, 488, 514 nm)
  • 561 nm Diode laser
  • 633 nm HeNe

Zeiss 780

Capabilities:

  • GaAsP detector
  • Photon counting for Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy (FCS)
  • Temperature, humidity, CO2 control
  • Definite Focus
  • Ideal for imaging diverse fluorophores in fixed or live samples
  • Motorized stage for tiled images and multi-position timelapse

Lasers:

  • 405 nm Diode laser
  • Argon (458, 488, 514 nm)
  • 561 nm Diode laser
  • 594 nm Diode laser
  • 633 nm HeNe

Zeiss 710 NLO

Capabilities:

  • Temperature, humidity, CO2 control
  • Ideal for imaging diverse fluorophores in fixed or live samples
  • Two-photon laser for deep-tissue, and SHG imaging
  • Motorized stage for tiled images and multi-position timelapse

Lasers:

  • 405 nm Diode laser
  • Argon/2 (458, 488, 514 nm)
  • 561 nm Diode laser
  • 633 nm HeNe
  • Two-photon laser