Leica SP8 UV

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Point Scanning Confocal SP8 inverted with UV option

Equipment type: Light microscopy

Inverted confocal microscope (Leica) dedicated to the conventional confocal imaging of fixed and living samples. Adaptative Focus Control option. No scan field rotation. Equipped with a climatic chamber (temperature control (RT to 37°C) only) and motorized x-y-z stages.


  Illumination   Wavelength range, nm
  Laser OPSL 355 nm   355
  Laser diode 405 nm   405
  Argon laser   458 476 488 496 514
  DPSS Laser 561 nm
  HeNe Laser 633 nm   633


  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:
  1 PMT trans   Laser wavelength


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


Room E1002 CBI
Imaging Center IGBMC

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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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