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Leica Microsystems’ Life Science Research Division supports the imaging needs of the scientific community with advanced innovation and technical expertise for the visualization, measurement and analysis of microstructures.

Our strong focus on understanding scientific applications puts Leica Microsystems’ customers at the leading edge of science.

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Microscopes and Imaging systems for Life Science Research 50

ARTOS 3D

Ultramicrotome for array tomography

THUNDER Imager Model Organism

The THUNDER Imager Model Organism allows fast and easy 3D exploration of whole organisms for developmental or molecular biology research.

THUNDER Imager 3D Live Cell & 3D Cell Culture & 3D Assay

THUNDER Imagers provide you with a solution for advanced 3D cell culture assays, whether you want to study stem cells, spheroids, or organoids.

Leica EM Cryo CLEM set based on Leica DM6 FS

EM Cryo CLEM

Correlative Light and Electron Microscopy System

THUNDER Imager Tissue

The THUNDER Imager Tissue allows real-time fluorescence imaging of 3D tissue sections typically used in neuroscience and histology research.

TL3000 Ergo & TL5000 Ergo

Transmitted Light Bases

PAULA Cell Imager

PAULA

Smart Cell Imager

High Speed High Resolution Monochrome Fluorescence sCMOS Camera Leica DFC9000

Leica DFC9000

4.2 MP cooled monochrome fluorescence scmos camera for advanced applications like high-speed live cell imaging, FRAP, and ratio measurement

Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope SP8 LIGHTNING

SP8 LIGHTNING

Super-resolution live cell imaging in multicolor

Histological section from cat eye. Simultaneous spectral (grey) and FLIM (color) confocal imaging reveals contrast by lifetime. Acquisition and visualization using SP8 FALCON and LAS X software.

SP8 FALCON

The contrast is clear. Lifetime imaging in an instant

S9 Series

Greenough Stereo Microscopes S series

Leica M125 C, M165 C, M205 C, M205 A

Encoded stereo microscopes

Maximum information from each specimen with LIGHTNING

LIGHTNING

The maximum of information from each specimen

Advanced live cell imaging solution DMi8 S

DMi8 S Platform

For routine to live cell research

Software platform for life science applications

LAS X Life Science

Software platform for life science applications

Automatic Plunge Freezer EM GP2

EM GP2

Automatic Plunge Freezer

STED nanoscopy in all 3 dimensions

Leica TCS SP8 STED

STED Nanoscopes

High Pressure Freezer Leica EM ICE

Leica EM ICE

High Pressure Freezer

Leica M205 FCA & Leica M205 FA

(Semi)-automated fluorescence stereo microscopes

Leica TCS SP8 DLS

Leica TCS SP8 DLS

Combining Light Sheet and Confocal

Leica DM4 B & DM6 B

Increase work efficiency with Leica DM4 B & DM6 B upright digital research microscopes.

Ergonomic microscope system Leica DM2500 LED for demanding tasks in life science applications

Leica DM2500 & DM2500 LED

Ergonomic optical microscope systems for routine and research applications

The Leica DM1000 LED combines the advantages of a fully ergonomic system microscope with innovative LED illumination, and unlimited possibilities in mobile use.

Leica DM1000 LED

Uniquely ergonomic system microscope with LED illumination

Leica PLAN APO 2.0x CORR Objective

Corr. Objective for Stereo Microscopes

Sputter Coater Leica EM ACE600

Leica EM ACE600

High vacuum sputter, carbon thread and e-beam coater

EM Sample Preparation Freeze Fracture System Leica EM ACE900

Leica EM ACE900

High-End EM Sample Preparation Freeze Fracture System

Fluorescence Microscope Camera Leica DFC3000 G

Leica DFC3000 G

1.3 MP monochrome camera for basic fluorescence applications such as documentation of fixed, immunostained samples

Leica LED3000 BLI

Leica LED3000 BLI

Simple LED transmitted illumination

Leica LMT260 XY Scanning Stage

Leica LMT260 XY Scanning Stage

Accurate and Reproducible Results

Leica HyD for photon counting

Leica HyD

The hybrid detector for super-sensitive imaging and photon counting

Infinity Scanner

Multispectral Photomanipulation Module

Infinity TIRF

Multicolor advanced TIRF module

Inverted Microscope for Cell and Tissue Culture

Leica DMi1

Entry level inverted microscope

Leica motCORR Microscope Objective

Leica motCORR Objectives

Fast adjustment to varying RI for best optical performance in 3D

Ultramicrotome Leica EM UC7

Leica EM UC7

Ultramicrotome for Perfect Sectioning at Room Temperature and Cryo

Inverted Laboratory Microscope with LED Illumination

Leica DM IL LED

Inverted Laboratory Microscope with LED Illumination

Uniquely Ergonomic System Microscope Leica DM1000

Leica DM1000

Uniquely Ergonomic System Microscope

Leica M80 with Transmitted Light Base Leica TL5000 Ergo

M50, M60 & M80

Routine stereo microscopes

The Leica EM TP Automated Routine Tissue Processor

Leica EM TP

Automated routine tissue processor

Laser Microdissection Microscope Leica LMD6 & Leica LMD7

Leica LMD6 & LMD7

Laser Microdissection enables users to isolate specific single cells or entire areas of tissue.

Leica DM6 FS fixed stage fluorescence microscope

Leica DM6 FS

Fixed Stage Microscope for Electrophysiology and in vivo Imaging

Leica TL4000 BFDF

Transmitted Light Base For Brightfield and Darkfield Applications Absorbs Shock and Vibrations for High Quality Imaging

Fluorescent Stereo Microscope Leica M165 FC

Leica M165 FC

Fluorescent stereomicroscope

Laser Microdissection Software

Leica LMD Software

Laser Microdissection

Triple beam technology separates beam bath specifically for fluorescence illumination.

Leica MZ10 F

Modular stereomicroscope

Simultaneous use of 1X stereo objective and 10X or 20X compound objective for high resolution imaging.

Leica FluoCombi III

Fluorescence stereomicroscope accessory

LED Multi Contrast Illumination LED3000 MCI

Leica LED3000 MCI

LED Multi Contrast Illumination for Routine Stereo Microscopes

LED Spotlight Illuminator with Gooseneck

Leica LED3000 SLI

LED Spotlight Illuminator with Gooseneck

The Leica LAS X Widefield System performs workflow-guided advanced image analysis and includes a full range of image enhancement tools.

LAS X Widefield Systems

Fluorescence Microscope System for Advanced Imaging and Analysis

The uniquely ergonomic system microscope Leica DM3000 boosts cytology and pathology workflows thanks to its intelligent automation.

Leica DM3000 & DM3000 LED

Uniquely Ergonomic System Microscopes With Intelligent Automation

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Tile mouse scan

Tile scan image of mouse brain tissue section with multicolor immunofluorescent labeling acquired with the DMi8 S system.

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New LMD Software 8.2.1 for Laser Microdissection

Leica Microsystems has now released version 8.2.1 of the LMS software for Laser Microdissection microscopes. Laser Microdissection is used to dissect...

MDCK cells, Phase Contrast, red outlines are marking the cell borders. Courtesy of Prof. Ralf Jacob, University of Marburg, Germany

Confluency Check with PAULA Cell Imager

Monitor your cell culture around the clock with PAULA and know the perfect time-point for your experiment

Leica Microsystems and University Mainz cooperate for a Microscopy Reference Center

New center with focus on innovation for light microscopy is located at University Medical Center in Mainz, Germany

Free Booklet: EM Sample Preparation Workflow Solutions for Life Science

Find out how Leica supports your workflow and learn about other similar workflows. This publication provides a collection of most frequently used...

SP8 LIGHTNING confocal microscope

Next generation confocal platform for super-resolution live cell imaging in multicolor

Detailed observations of fast biological processes with the SP8 LIGHTNING

Save time for 2D and 3D analysis

LAS X.next, a streamlined software user interface for the DVM6 digital microscope

Cleanliness Expert software - New user interface

Easy to use and fast to adapt. Learn about the new user interface for the Cleanliness Expert software. You will see that this software interface is...

UC San Diego and Leica Microsystems Establish Center of Excellence in Microscopy

The new Center will support a combined mission to educate the next generation of scientists and drive new scientific discoveries

Winners of the Human Protein Atlas Image Classification Announced

Kaggle Competition Prize Money Sponsored by Leica Microsystems