Imaging Center

Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope: Zeiss - LSM 880(2017)

The LSM 880 is an inverted confocal laser scanning microscope. For live cell imaging the microscope is equipped with a temperature-controlled incubator and a CO2 module.

Microscope details
General applicationsHigh resolution multi-colour imaging of fixed cells
Fast high resolution multi-colour imaging of living cells
Extra features

Time lapse
Multiwell FRAP

Located in S2 room

Microscope bodyInverted
Axio Observer
IlluminationLaser (405, 488, 514, 543, 594, 633 nm)
LED light source Colibri
Filter cubes
DetectionQuasar detector (spectral detector, GaAsP PMT) for high sensitivity
Transmitted light PMT

Plan-Apochromat 5x/0.16

Plan-Apochromat 20x/0.8

C Apo 40x/1.2 W

Long Distance (LD) LCI Plan-Apochromat 40x/1.2 W

Pln Apo 63x1.4 oil

Focus system
IncubatorYes, temperature-control, CO2-module
SoftwareImaris for data analysis available
Acquisition year2017 (funded by DFG: INST 248/254-1)
LocationDepartment of Microbiology
Building 23, Room 161
ContactSusanne Zehner, 0631 205 2503







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