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Ultra Microscope


The UltraMicroscope is a 2nd generation lightsheet microscope originally designed by LaVision Biotec. This lightsheet will be able to image larger samples than the Zeiss Z.1. The Olympus MVX-10 Zoom body was chosen to optimize imaging of larger samples with variable zooms from 0.63X to 6.3X. The stage has a 10mm x 10mm x 10mm travel.

Excitation Lasers: 488nm, 561nm, 639nm, 785m

Camera: 2560 x 2160 CMOS

Zoom Optics: An additional 2X objective

Dual triple-beam lightsheet with Rayleigh length, focus and thickness

Manufacturer: Miltenyi Biotec
Equipment Model: UltraMicroscope II Lightsheet Microscope
Location: 121E, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
Contact Person: Kingsley Boateng, (217) 300-1642,
Fees & Consumables: See fees page

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