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Confocal Microscopes

Confocal microscopes from Leica Microsystems are partners in top level biomedical research and surface analysis in material science applications, offering unprecedented precision in three-dimensional imaging and exact examination of subcellular structures and dynamic processes.

Modular concept of our confocal microscopes

High-speed imaging supplies the data for a wide range of integrated analytical techniques. Our confocal microscopes are based on a modular concept that enables flexible upgrading and integration of innovative technology all the way to the nano range with STED 3X.

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SP8 LIGHTNING

SP8 LIGHTNING

Super-resolution live cell imaging in multicolor

LIGHTNING

LIGHTNING

The maximum of information from each specimen

SP8 FALCON

SP8 FALCON

The contrast is clear. Lifetime imaging in an instant

SP8 DIVE

SP8 DIVE

Deep In Vivo Explorer multiphoton imaging solution with tunable spectral detector

Leica TCS SP8 DLS

Leica TCS SP8 DLS

Combining Light Sheet and Confocal

Leica TCS SP8 X

Leica TCS SP8 X

Optimal excitation of any dye with white light laser covering the full visible spectrum

Leica TCS SP8 CARS

Leica TCS SP8 CARS

Label-free imaging of native specimens

Leica TCS SPE

Leica TCS SPE

The personal spectral confocal for daily research

Leica HyD

Leica HyD

The hybrid detector for super-sensitive imaging and photon counting

Leica HCS A

Leica HCS A

High content screening automation

Leica motCORR Objectives

Leica motCORR Objectives

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

Leica DCM8

Leica DCM8

Digital microscope for 3D surface measurement in production and research

RemoteCare

RemoteCare

Smart monitoring and service option for your microscope

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Mouse embryo mosaic image

High resolution mouse embryo mosaic image of 722 tiles containing 190 Megapixels. FLIM data fitted with four characteristic fluorescence lifetimes, color coded. Acquisition: 1:23 h. Analysis: 1:00 h

SP8 FALCON

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Confocal Microscopes Latest News

18. April 2019 Image Gallery: THUNDER Imager

To help you answer important scientific questions, THUNDER Imagers eliminate the out-of-focus blur that clouds the view of thick samples when using…

17. April 2019 Visualize mechanical interactions of Cancer Cells

Cells interact with their environment. Not only on the base of chemical signals, but also by sensing and modifying mechanical properties of the…

Zebrafish Whole Brain imaging with Leica SP8 spectral confocal laser scanning microscope

09. April 2019 Zebrafish Brain - Whole Organ Imaging at High Resolution

Structural information is key when one seeks to understand complex biological systems, and one of the most complex biological structures is the…

19. March 2019 How can PAULA help streamline the workflow for my wound healing assay?

The wound healing assay, often used as a synonym for scratch assay or migration assay, is an important tool for the evaluation and measurement of cell…

11. March 2019 What is a Resonant Scanner?

A resonant scanner is a type of galvanometric mirror scanner that allows fast image acquisition with single-point scanning microscopes (true confocal…

11. March 2019 What is a Spectral Detector (SP Detector)?

The SP detector from Leica Microsystems denotes a compound detection unit for point scanning microscopes, in particular confocal microscopes. The SP…

07. March 2019 Resolved Field Number (RFN)

The field number (FN) for optical microscopes indicates the field of view (FOV). It corresponds to the area in the intermediate image that is…

07. March 2019 What is a Hybrid Detector (HyD)?

A HyD is a sensor for detecting light (photons). It is a compound (hybrid) of two technologies: vacuum tubes, like those used in a photomultiplier…

07. March 2019 What is a Field-of-View Scanner?

A field-of-view scanner is an assembly of galvanometric scanning mirrors used in single-point confocal microscopes that offer the correct optical…

06. March 2019 THUNDER Technology Note

So far, widefield microscopy was not suitable to image larger volumes, since the contrast of the recorded fluorescence image is reduced by the…