Science Lab

Science Lab

Science Lab

The knowledge portal of Leica Microsystems offers 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 – become part of the Science Lab community and share your expertise!

Overcoming Multiplexed Imaging Roadblocks

Whether a single slide or a batch of slides processed on multiple Cell DIVE imagers, every step carried out by the Cell DIVE Acquisition Software eliminates distortions and artifacts and seamlessly…

An Introduction to Computational Clearing

Many software packages include background subtraction algorithms to enhance the contrast of features in the image by reducing background noise. The most common methods used to remove background noise…

Automated topographic analysis with the Leica Map software

Watch this video to learn how you can save time when doing topographic analysis using the Leica Map software. The software allows you to go quickly from automated analysis of multiple sets of acquired…

How to create EDOF (Extended Depth of Focus) images

Watch this video to see how you can rapidly record sharp optical microscope images of samples with a large height variation. This is done with the optional Extended Depth of Focus (EDOF) function of…

Real time images of 3D specimens with sharp contrast free of haze

THUNDER Imagers deliver in real time images of 3D specimens with sharp contrast, free of the haze or out-of-focus blur typical of widefield systems. They can even image clearly places deep inside a…

How to Manage Critical Points in Cataract or Refractive Surgery with IOL Positioning Software

Successful refractive surgery is all about accuracy. The aim is to deliver minimal residual astigmatism so the patient can be glasses- free. Latest IOL Positioning Systems such as IOLcompass Pro…

Integrative Open-Source Software for Image Analysis in Biology

Imaging techniques are indispensable in many fields of life sciences today. With state-of-the-art optics and metrology, they provide hundreds of gigabytes of still images and videos. Correspondingly,…
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