Confocal Microscope LSM 710


Place: ISIS 2.04
Operator: Dedy Septiadi
Email: septiadi@unistra.fr

The PTC laser concept of LSM 710 is revolutionary in confocal microscopy: the system uses pigtailed lasers directly on the scanning head. With up to eight ports, you couple near-UV, VIS and IR lasers in many combinations.

The 34-channel QUASAR detector by Carl Zeiss allows the optimal acquisition strategy for various emission spectra, without being bound to filters and dichroic mirrors – you simply configure your experiment in the software.

The spectral signal you obtain is an excellent basis for high-resolution spectral imaging and the parallel detection of up to ten colors. If needed, you can direct any parts of the spectrum to the required detector.

When it comes to excitation, the new TwinGate main beam splitter has two dichroic filter wheels and high transmission of up to 100 combinations of laser lines – allowing for the optimum fluorescence excitation of your samples.

The spectral recycling loop of LSM 710 amplifies signals by feeding the unseparated part of the emission light through the grid a second time before adding it to the complete signal. When used with the QUASAR detector, you will reduce dark noise by two-thirds and significantly improve the sensitivity of your microscope.

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