Leica SP8 STED / Be-311

Leica SP8 AOBS with gated 3D tauSTED, white light laser, lightning and FALCON

Lasers

Objectives

MagnificationNumerical
Aperture
Working
Distance (mm)
ImmersionType
10x0.402.20AirHC PL APO CS2
20x0.750.62AirHC PL APO CS2
40x1.300.24OilHC PL APO CS2
63x1.400.14OilHC PL APO CS2
100x1.40OilHC PL APO STED
86x1.20WaterHC PL APO STED

Detectors

2x spectral PMT (Photo Multiplier Tube)
2x gated spectral GaAsP HyD (Hybrid detector for gated imaging)
1x transmission PMT for brightfield, DIC and polarization

Extra info

Leica LAS-X software with navigator package
Metal-Halide lamp for EPI fluorescence
Galvo Z stage with inserts for slides & 35mm containers
Adaptive Focus Control
DMi8 inverted microscope stand with automated XY stage

Applications

Super resolution imaging with (3D) STED, combined with lifetime; Tau-STED
Confocal imaging combined with lifetime imaging; FALCON
Confocal imaging combined with deconvolution; Lightning
Spectral freedom with White Light Laser 470-670nm range
Navigator module for fast overviews