Optical Microscopy

Optical microscope image of a HeLa cell containing several gold-ruthenium nanomotors. Arrows indicate the trajectories of the nanomotors, and the solid white line shows propulsion. Near the center of the image, a spindle of several nanomotors is spinning.

Name Location Objective Set Digital Camera Capabilities

Zeiss AxioImager N-001 5x, 10x, 20x 50x, 100x YES Reflected bright field/dark field illumination, Transmitted illumination, Polarized light, C-DIC, large area mapping, software suite combine and analyize images, fluorescence illumination in two wavelengths, automated stage

Zeiss SmartZoom N-001 Digital YES Very large sample capacity, digital zoom, precision 3D focus, 3D reconstruction, angled viewing and imaging, area analysis

Zeiss Stemi305

N-030A, N-030C,
N-008,
N-030K

  YES Basic stereo microscope with digital capture

Olympus MX50 N-007 5x, 10x, 20x 50x, 100x YES Reflected bright field/dark field illumination, Polarized light, DIC

Olympus BX51 N-031N 5x,10x, 20x, 50x, 100x YES Reflected bright field/dark field illumination, Transmitted illumination, Polarized light, DIC

Unitron MEC2, Inverted N-031N 5x, 10x, 20x, 40x NO Reflected bright field illumination, Polarized light