Instruments & Services

Leica SP8 tau-STED

  • Leica DMi8 inverted microscope
  • Motorized XY and Z-focus drives with Adaptive Focus Control
  • Galvo-Z stage for high speed Z-stacks
  • Objectives: 10x, 40x oil, 63x oil, 100x oil; 93x glycerol
  • SP8 Laser Scanning Confocal with Galvo and Resonant modes
  • Five (5) detector array with fully tunable emission bands (3HyD + 2MAL PMTS)
  • White Light Laser for tunable excitation (470-670nm)
  • Dedicated UV (405nm) excitation line
  • Argon Laser for with dedicated excitation lines (458, 488, 514 nm)
  • STED 3X Super-Resolution system with tau-STED capability
  • Three (3) STED depletion lasers (592, 660, and 775 nm)
  • Transmitted light detection with DIC
  • LASX Imaging Software with FALCON toolset
  • Full cage environmental chamber
  • Anti-vibration isolation table

  • Super Resolution (STED) Imaging down to 50nm.
  • Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging¬†
  • Confocal Microscopy
  • Live Cell Imaging