Spinning Disk Confocal Microscope

Spinning disk confocal microscopy is a fast, wide-field technique that enables users to capture images at 30 frames per second or more.  Located in Fishers 5625, room 4S06B, the facility has a Yokogawa CSU-X1 attached to a motorized Nikon Eclipse Ti2.


  • Computer-controlled Nikon Ti2 inverted microscope
  • 100X 1.35 NA Silicone Oil
  • Nikon Elements software operating system
  • 512 x 512 electron-multiplying CCD
  • Three laser excitation lines (488, 561, and 640 nm)
  • Environmental control: heat, CO2, and humidity
  • Auto-focus laser
  • Automated X, Y, Z stage
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