BIF - Nikon C2 laser scanning confocal


This confocal has excitation lasers at 402, 488, 561, and 640 nm, and detects emission in blue, green, red, and far-red ranges. Confocal scans can also be combined with differential interference contrast (DIC) imaging. This instrument provides lateral resolution of approximately 250 nm. It has a motorized, linearly encoded stage and many automated features, including customized excitation/emission pairing, and Perfect Focus. It also includes a 561 nm laser for Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy (FLIM). 

  • Live-cell imaging
  • Z-stacking
  • Large image acquisition
  • Multipoint automated time-lapse
  • Fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy
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Confocal $35/hour $44/hour Inquire for extended session fees.
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Nikon C2 laser scanning confocal