The picture shows a red shining neuron with a pipette, by which currents are measured.

Multi-User-Microscopes

The multiphoton microscopes of the NWFZ are open to all scientists.

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The following microscope systems are available:

Confocal microscope SPE

Optimized for fixed samples

 

Excitation

Epifluorescence UV (BP 340-380 nm)

Epifluorescence blue (BP 450-490 nm)

Epifluorescence green (BP 515-560 nm)

Single-photon

Solid-state laser (405, 488, 532, 635 nm)

 

Detection

1 PMT 430 - 750 nm spectral descanned

Emission blue  (LP 425 nm)

Emission green (LP 515 nm)

Emission red (LP 590 nm)

 

Equipment

Upright microscope

Dry objective dry: 10x

Oil immersion objectives: 20x, 40x, 63x 

Dry condenser NA 0.9

Galvanic Z table, mechanical X-Y table

Fluorescence microscope

Optimized for fixed samples

 

Excitation

Epifluorescence UV (BP 360-370 nm)

Epifluorescence blue (BP 470-495 nm)

Epifluorescence green (BP 540-550 nm)

 

Detection

CCD camera, Peltier cooling, monochrome and colour

Emission blue (BP 420-460 nm)

Emission green (BP 510-550 nm)

Emission red (BP 575-625 nm)

 

Equipment

Upright microscope (Olympus BX 61)

Dry objectives: 2.5x, 10x, 20x, 40x

Oil immersion objectives: 60x, 100x

Neurolucida system

Optimized for fixed samples

 

Excitation

Epifluorescence UV (BP 360-370 nm)

Epifluorescence blau (BP 470-495 nm)

Epifluorescence grün (BP 540-550 nm)

 

Detection

CCD camera color

Emission blue (BP 420-460 nm)

Emission green (BP 510-550 nm)

Emission red (BP 600-660 nm)

 

Equipment

Upright microscope (Olympus BX61)

Dry objectives: 2.5x, 10x, 20x, 40x

Oil immersion objectives: 60x, 100x

Trained users can book time slots two weeks in advance:

New users

The use of our systems is only permitted after filling out an application and an initial training.

Contact:

Jörg Rösner

+49 30 450 628 203