Instruments & Services

Nikon A1R Confocal

  • Nikon TiE inverted microscope
  • Motorzied XY stage and Z-focus drive with Perfect Focus System
  • Piezo Z drive for high speed Z-stacks
  • A1R scan head with hybrid scanner
  • High Resolution Galvo + High Speed Resonant (full FOV)
  • Four (4) excitation lasers lines (405, 488, 561, and 640 nm)
  • Four (4) channel DU-4 detector¬† (2 GaAsP + 2 MAL PMTs)
  • DU-S Spectral detector with linear unmixing capabilities
  • Transmitted light detection with DIC
  • Objectives: 4x, 10x, 20x, 40x air, 40x oil, 60x oil and 100x oil ¬†
  • Anti-vibration isolation table
  • Tokai-Hit stage top incubation for long timelapse of live samples
  • NIS-Elements C software for multi-dimensional experiment acquisition and analysis

  • High Resolution Confocal Microscopy
  • High Speed Confocal Microscopy
  • Simultaneous FRAP (405nm laser)
  • "Extended Resolution" Imagings down to 120nm
  • Live Cell Imaging