Spinning disk microscopy is an established imaging technique of choice for imaging both dynamic and light-sensitive processes in living cells.
The microscope employs software autofocus correction and is fully-enclosed in a heated environmental chamber with the ability to set, maintain and monitor:
- O2 levels
- CO2 levels
as imaging conditions dictate. The system is run through Zeiss’ AxioVision software package.
Here you can find the specifications for this microscope.
Multipoint x,y with tiling (2D), volume x,y,z (3D), fluorescence, FRET, DIC, time-lapse x,y,z,t (4D)
- 100x (oil, 1.4)
- 40x (oil, 1.3)
- 20x (air, 0.8)
- 10x (air, 0.3)
- 405 nm
This equipment is located in the Campus for Ageing and Vitality.
It is in the Ageing Research Labs room F. 14b.
Campus for Ageing and Vitality
Newcastle upon Tyne
Here, you can get directions to the building.
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Find out how to book this microscope.
The minimum booking time for this system is 30 minutes. Time increments of 15 minutes are permitted.
Before booking this equipment, please ensure the following:
- any users are fully trained, and approved by a member of BioImaging facility staff
- microscopes are left in a good state of tidiness (lenses/stage should be cleaned of any oil)
- filters and lenses must not be removed or switched between systems without authorisation from Bioimaging facility staff
If you work at Newcastle University, you can book this microscope online by using iLab.
If you're a commercial company or an academic at another institution, just contact us to discuss your requirements.