Confocal Microscopes

Nikon Eclipse Ti-E Inverted Microscope

  • A1R laser scanning confocal system
  • LU-N4/N4S 4-laser unit (405 nm, 488 nm, 561 nm, 640 nm)
  • Ultrafast resonant scanner (Up to 512 x 32 pixels at 420 fps)
  • High-resolution galvano scanner (Up to 4096 x 4096 pixels)
  • A1-DUG-2 GaAsP confocal multi-detector unit
  • A1-DUS spectral detector unit (Up to 32-channel spectral image at 24 fps)
  • Perfect focus system for live-cell imaging
  • SOLA SE light engine
  • NIS Elements C software

Nikon Eclipse FN1 Upright Microscope

  • A1R MP laser scanning confocal system
  • Coherent Chameleon II Vision multiphoton laser unit
  • Episcopic GaAsP NDD multiphoton detector unit
  • LU-N4/N4 4-laser unit (405 nm, 488 nm, 561 nm, 640 nm)
  • Ultrafast resonant scanner (Up to 512 x 32 pixels at 420 fps)
  • High-resolution galvano scanner (Up to 4096 x 4096 pixels)
  • A1-DUG-2 GaAsP confocal multi-detector unit
  • High-speed piezo objective-positioning system
  • DS-Fi1c high definition cooled color digital camera
  • SOLA SE II light engine
  • CFI75 Apochromat 25XC W objective with 1.10 NA, 2.00 WD, and anti-reflective coating
  • NIS Elements C software

Nikon Eclipse Ti-E Inverted Microscope (at UPR-Institute of Neurobiology)

  • A1R laser scanning confocal system
  • LU-N4/N4S 4-laser unit (405 nm, 488 nm, 561 nm, 640 nm)
  • Ultrafast resonant scanner (Up to 512 x 32 pixels at 420 fps)
  • High-resolution galvano scanner (Up to 4096 x 4096 pixels)
  • A1-DUG-2 GaAsP multi-detector unit
  • A1-DUS spectral detector unit (Up to 32-channel spectral image at 24 fps)
  • Perfect focus system for live-cell imaging
  • SOLA SE light engine
  • NIS Elements C software

ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY RIGS

Patch Clamp Rig

  • Axopatch 200B amplifier
  • Axon Digidata 1550B digitizer
  • M.P.I. Master-9 pulse stimulator
  • pCLAMP 10 software

 

Two-Electrode Voltage Clamp Rig (for frog oocytes)

  • GeneClamp 500 amplifier
  • Axon Digidata 1440A digitizer
  • VC-8 valve controller
  • pCLAMP 10 software

BILAYER STATION

Planar Lipid Bilayer Workstation

  • BC-535 bilayer clamp amplifier
  • FC-1 Faraday cage with manual vibration isolation table
  • LPF-8 Low-pass Bessel filter
  • BPS-2 Bilayer Perfusion system
  • SUNStir-3 Dual function controller for lamp stirplate
  • pCLAMP 10 software

ELECTROMYOGRAPHY (EMG) STATION

Electromyography Workstation (for small animals)

  • PowerLab 4/30 system
  • ML408 Dual Bio amplifier and stimulator
  • LabChart 6 software