Biomedical Imaging Research Unit


Leica TCS SP2 confocal microscope

Applications

  • FRET (including Acceptor Bleaching and Sensitised Emission)
  • FRAP, FLIP
  • Physiology module
  • Linear unmixing
  • Automated tile-scanning
  • 3D imaging

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Specifications

  • Lasers: Argon, yellow 561 diode-pumped, red Helium-Neon
  • Excitation wavelengths: 458, 476, 488, 514, 543, 633nm
  • Modes: xy, xyz, xz, xt, xyt, lambda
  • Resolution: up to 2048 x 2048 pixel resolution
  • Objectives: Dry (5x, 10x), Water (10x, 20x, 40x, 63x), Oil (25x, 40x, 63x, 100x)
  • Marzhauser motorised X-Y stage: fully controllable through LCS software
  • Filter sets: DAPI (A), FITC (I3), TRITC (N2.1), CFP
  • EL6000 external light source (long life mercury metal halide lamp)

 

Software

 

Images

View confocal images

 

Funded by

  • The Wellcome Trust (UK)
  • The University of Auckland

Room extension number

86001

 

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