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Leica Microsystems develops and manufactures microscopes and scientific instruments for the analysis of microstructures and nanostructures.

We offer scientific research and teaching material on the subjects of microscopy. The content is designed to support beginners, experienced practitioners and scientists alike in their everyday work and experiments. Explore interactive tutorials and application notes, discover the basics of microscopy as well as high-end technologies.

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Optical microscope image of salt contamination on an aluminum/silicon (Al/Si) surface. Credit: Gerweck GmbH, Germany.

Microscopic Defects in Electroplating

This free on-demand webinar shows how to identify quickly root causes of defects during electroplating of components with optical microscopy and LIBS (laser spectroscopy).

Visualizing Protein-Protein Interactions by Non-Fitting and Easy FRET-FLIM Approaches

The Webinar with Dr. Sergi Padilla-Parra is about visualizing protein-protein interaction. He gives insight into non-fitting and easy FRET-FLIM approaches.
Depth coding of endothelial cells in zebrafish eye. Courtesy of Basile Gurchenkov, Imaging Center of the IGBMC, Illkirch-Graffenstaden, France.

Gentle 3D Imaging of Biological Samples

For 3D imaging of biological samples, light sheet microscopy is a powerful and sensitive tool allowing you to measure (sub)cellular dynamics over long periods of time. Meanwhile, confocal microscopy,…
LNG-non-LNGHeLa cells labeled with light blue –Hoechst, Nuclei

Precise 3D Targeting for EM Imaging - Access What Matters

Find out how the seamless cryo-electron tomography workflow Coral Cryo uses confocal super resolution to target your structure of interest more precisely.
U2OS cells labelled with SiR Actin, TMRE, CellEvent™, and DAPI; 13-hour time-lapse imaging; apoptosis-inducer staurosporine

Simplifying Complex Fluorescence Multiwell Plate Assays

Apoptosis, or programmed cell death, occurs during organism embryo development to eliminate unwanted cells and during healing in adults to rid the body of damaged cells and help prevent cancer.…
Formation of 3D spheroids; Time lapse acquisition over 72 hours

Efficient Long-term Time-lapse Microscopy

When doing time-lapse microscopy experiments with spheroids, there are certain challenges which can arise. As the experiments can last for several days, prolonged sample survival must be achieved…
Dr. Tawfik with the Proveo 8 surgical microscope.

Cataract Surgery Symposium Replay

It is estimated that nearly 28 million cataract surgery procedures are performed worldwide every year. Phacoemulsification is the most common method used to remove the cataract and chopping maneuvers…
Operating room, PROVIDO

Free Flap Procedures in Oncological Reconstructive Surgery

Free flap surgery is considered the gold standard for breast, head and neck reconstructions for cancer patients. These procedures, which enable functional and aesthetic rehabilitation, can be quite…

Minor’s Disease Surgical Intervention

Minor’s disease, also called Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence (SSCD) or Minor’s syndrome, is a rare disorder of the inner ear that affects hearing and balance. The disease is characterized by…

How to Choose a Microscope for Reconstructive Surgery

Plastic and reconstructive surgery requires excellent visualization to repair intricate and fine structures. Oncological reconstructive surgery procedures are among the most delicate, including breast…
Plastic reconstructive surgery with M530 OHX

Advances in Oncological Reconstructive Surgery

Decision making and patient care in oncological reconstructive surgery have considerably evolved in recent years. New surgical assistance technologies are helping surgeons push the boundaries of what…

Live-Cell Imaging Techniques

The understanding of complex and/or fast cellular dynamics is an important step for exploring biological processes. Therefore, today’s life science research is increasingly focused on dynamic…

FluoSync - a Fast & Gentle Method for Unmixing Multicolour Images

In this white paper, we focus on a fast and reliable method for obtaining high-quality multiplex images in fluorescence microscopy. FluoSync combines an existing method for hybrid unmixing with…

A New Method for Convenient and Efficient Multicolor Imaging

The technique combining hyperspectral unmixing and phasor analysis was developed to simplify the process of getting images from a sample labeled with multiple fluorophores. This aggregate method…

Applying AI and Machine Learning in Microscopy and Image Analysis

Prof. Emma Lundberg is a professor in cell biology proteomics at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. She is also the director of the Cell Atlas, an integral part of the Swedish-based Human…

The AI-powered pixel classifier

Achieving reproducible results manually requires expertise and is tedious work. But now there is a way to overcome these challenges by speeding up this analysis to extract the real value of the image…

How to Select a Microscope for Cataract Surgery

What to consider in the selection of an ophthalmic microscope for cataract procedures. Bearing these aspects in mind will equip surgeons well for talks with manufacturer representatives. Many…
Spontaneous colon adenoma

Intravital Microscopy of Cancer

Join our guest speaker Prof Dr Jacco van Rheenen, as he presents his work on the identity, behavior and fate of cells that drive the initiation and progression of cancer.
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