Leica SP8 MP

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Point Scanning Confocal SP8 upright with multiphoton option

Equipment type: Light microscopy

Upright confocal microscope (Leica) dedicated to the conventional confocal and multiphoton imaging of fixed and living samples, photoablation, SHG (on demand). Equipped with a climatic chamber (temperature control (RT to 37°C) only) and motorized x-y-z stages.
Fixed stage available (on demand) for intravital experiment.


  Illumination     Wavelength range, nm
  Laser diode 405 nm   405
  Argon laser   458 476 488 496 514
  HeNe Laser 633 nm   633
  Femtosecond Ti:Saphpulsing laser


  Detection   Wavelength range, nm
  2 Internal (descanned) PMTs   350 to 800 nm, adjustable spectral range
  2 Internal (descanned ) HyDs   350 to 800 nm, adjustable spectral range
  2 Non-descanned trans PMTs   Default filter cubes: FITC/TRITC
BP525/50-BS560-BP585/40On demand:
  2 Non-descanned HyD   Default filter cubes: FITC/TXR
  1 PMT trans   Laser wavelength


Leica LAS X software
– Acquisition modes: time lapse (xyt), z stack (xyz), spectral acquisitions (xy?), Multiposition   (Mark&Find), Overview Image (Tile Scan), Sequential acquisition
– Best Focus, FRAP and FRET modalities
– Processing tools for stitching, deconvolution, 3D visualization…


Room E1003 CBI
Imaging Center IGBMC

Contact Specialist

Usage Fee


For more information see the

For primary facility Access please see
The training form

External users need to fill the this form
Extern Access Form

For further questions please contact the
photonic team: groupe-mic-photon@igbmc.fr


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