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ZEISS spinning disk inverted microscope Axio Observer with laser ablation unit

Equipment type: Light microscopy

Live cell time-lapse imaging setup for:

  • Multi-location 3D-imaging with Spinning disk unit (CSU-22, Yokogawa)
  • Definite focus device for stable image recording
  • Motorized xy-table for multi-location and tile-image recording
  • 2 cooled CCD cameras (Photometrics Prime sCMOS 2k x 2k)
  • Ablation and photoactivation unit (Rapp OptoElectronic) with 355, 405 and 473 nm lasers
  • Software ZenBlue (Zeiss)


Funding via:

DFG 91b and BIOSS; Prof. Dr. W. Driever and Dr. R. Nitschke

DFG Project No. 172391574

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If a publication refers to several projects, the numbers must be separated by semicolons.


Phone: +49 761 203-97121
Life Imaging Center

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Usage Fee

24 € / hour
Special discounts might be applicable.
We may charge you for additional components.
For details check our  usage fee overview or
the usage conditions document.