Equipment

Wide-field Upright Fluorescense Microscope

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Description

Nikon NI-E - An advanced upright optical microscope is operated by the INL for the investigation of microbiological samples and lab-on-a-chip devices. The microscope has two camera ports for one colour camera (DS-Fi2, Nikon, Japan) for bright field imaging and a monochrome camera for low-intensity fluorescence measurements (Orca R2, Hamamatsu, Japan) respectively. A large selection of objectives is available, including among others water-dipping objectives and high magnification long-working distance objectives. The camera supports both transmitted and reflected light image formation. Contrast mechanisms for image formation include phase contrast (100x) and polarization resolved imaging.

Available for external use

Associated technology

Fluorescense imaging, cellular image formation

Contact.

Pieter De Beule Contact with Pieter De Beule