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Light microscopes from Leica Microsystems meet the highest demands whatever the application – from routine laboratory work to the research of multi-dimensional dynamic processes in living cells.

Leica Microsystems products are developed with the user in mind. That means our light microscopes know what matters most: superlative image quality, ergonomic handling, fast results and cost efficiency. System solutions consisting of application-oriented software and hardware components make our instrument even more efficient. Plus, you can present your results in high resolution directly in the image of the microscope specimen.

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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.

THUNDER Imager Tissue

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

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

DM3 XL

Inspection System for Microelectronics and Semiconductor

Infinity TIRF

Multicolor advanced TIRF module

High Content Screening Automation-Leica HCS A

Leica HCS A

High content screening automation

3D Optical Surface Metrology System

Leica DCM8

Digital microscope for 3D surface measurement in production and research

Inverted Microscope for Cell and Tissue Culture

Leica DMi1

Entry level inverted microscope

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

The ergonomically designed Leica DM2000 is ideal for sophisticated clinical applications, and other challenging tasks.

Leica DM2000 & DM2000 LED

Ergonomic System Microscopes for Complex Clinical Applications

Leica SFL4000 – five different LED modules provide practically unlimited flexibility.

Leica SFL4000

Fluorescence LED Illumination Source

The comfortable Leica FLUO SFL100 enhances the efficiency of FITC fluorescence microscopy.

Leica SFL100

Fluorescence Illumination LED Light Source

The Leica EL6000 is an ideal, affordable enhancement for fluorescence imaging.

Leica EL6000

External light source for fluorescence excitation

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

Forensic Comparison LED Microscope Leica FS4000 LED

Leica FS4000 LED

Forensic Comparison Microscope with LED Illumination

 Leica DM1750 M Materials Microscope

Leica DM1750 M

Materials Analysis Microscope

Leica Water Immersion Micro Dispenser

Automatic supply of water immersion during experiments

Multiple viewing systems are very useful for instruction of residents, and they are valuable tools for medical consultations.

Leica Multiviews

Multiple viewing systems allow multiple users to simultaneously view the same specimen

Leitz Optilux

Leitz Optilux

View the Finest Details - Compound Microscope

Robust Student Microscope

Leica DM300

Monocular, binocular or trinocular educational microscope for life sciences with 4 achromat or plan-achromat objectives

Leics DM500 with pre-focused and pre-centered condenser – prevents the need for adjustments.

Leica DM500

Binocular educational microscope for life science students with 4 infinity-corrected plan-achromat objectives and fluorescence capability

Binocular, fluorescence-capable microscope for postdocs in the life sciences

Leica DM750

Binocular educational microscope for life science postdocs with 4 or 5 infinity-corrected or HI plan-achromat objectives and fluorescence capability

Microscope for Education, Materials, Inspection and Basic Metallography

Leica DM750 M

Binocular materials microscope for education, basic metallography, and forensics education

Materials research and industrial quality control are easy with the Leica DM ILM.

Leica DM ILM

Inverted Microscope for Metallography and Industrial Materials Inspection

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

With the Leica FS CB, the investigator can visualize the tiniest differences in microstructure, texture and colour.

Leica FS CB

Motorized Forensic Comparison Microscope

Forensic Comparison Microscope Leica FS C

Leica FS C

Motorized Forensic Comparison Macroscope

The manually controlled Leica FS M provides top optical and mechanical performance for forensic investigations.

Leica FS M

Manual Forensic Comparison Macroscope

The Leica DMI3000 B is the first research microscope with direct access to the back focal plane to adapt to different contrasting techniques.

Leica DMI3000 B

Manual Inverted Microscope for Basic Life Science Research

Light Microscopes Latest News

Laser Microdissection Publication List

This list presents current publications in the major application fields for laser microdissection and is updated monthly.

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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…

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Computational Clearing - Enhance 3D Specimen Imaging

This webinar is designed to clarify crucial specifications that contribute to THUNDER Imagers' transformative visualization of 3D samples and…

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Explore Innovative Techniques to Separate Fluorophores with Overlapping Spectra

In this article we explore several strategies you can take to improve the separation of fluorophores and increase the number of fluorescent probes you…

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Add an Extra Dimension to Confocal Results with TauSense

Leica Microsystems’ TauSense technology is a set of imaging modes based on fluorescence lifetime. Found at the core of the STELLARIS confocal…

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How to Uncover Hidden Dimensions in Research with Lifetime Imaging

The vast majority of imaging experiments measure fluorescence intensity but there is another key property of fluorescence—its lifetime, which is…

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How to Sanitize a Microscope

Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, there are a lot of questions regarding decontamination methods of microscopes for safe usage. This…

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THUNDER Imagers: High Performance, Versatility and Ease-of-Use for your Everyday Imaging Workflows

This webinar will showcase the versatility and performance of THUNDER Imagers in many different life science applications: from counting nuclei in…

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Learn how to Remove Autofluorescence from your Confocal Images

Autofluorescence can significantly reduce what you can see in a confocal experiment. This article explores causes of autofluorescence as well as…

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Evaluating Axon Regeneration After Brain or Spine Trauma of Mice

Damaged nerve regeneration was investigated using mouse spinal cord sections treated with compounds that counter axon growth inhibitor (AGI) proteins.…

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