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Microscopes and Imaging systems for Life Science Research
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12 MP stand-alone microscope camera to capture, document, and share images in seconds
With the STELLARIS confocal platform, we have re-imagined confocal microscopy to get you closer to the truth.
The THUNDER Imager Model Organism allows fast and easy 3D exploration of whole organisms for developmental or molecular biology research.
Discover new applications by combining confocal and light-sheet microscopy
The THUNDER Imager EM Cryo CLEM enables precise identification of cellular structures and smooth, secure transfer of coordinates, images, and samples through your correlative workflow.
sCMOS Microscope Camera
Transmitted Light Bases
THUNDER Imagers provide you with a solution for advanced 3D cell culture assays, whether you want to study stem cells, spheroids, or organoids.
The THUNDER Imager Tissue allows real-time fluorescence imaging of 3D tissue sections typically used in neuroscience and histology research.
The contrast is clear. Lifetime imaging in an instant.
Fluorescence light sources
Smart Cell Imager
STELLARIS brings the full power and potential of STED in a fully integrated system.
Greenough Stereo Microscopes S series
Encoded stereo microscopes
STELLARIS 8 DIVE (Deep In Vivo Explorer) is a multiphoton microscope with spectrally tunable detection.
Software platform for life science applications
With the automated EM TP Tissue Processor, ultrastructures of your tissue samples can be precisely prepared every time.
Automatic Plunge Freezer
(Semi)-automated fluorescence stereo microscopes
Ultramicrotome for array tomography
For routine to live cell research
High Pressure Freezer
4.2 MP cooled monochrome fluorescence scmos camera for advanced applications like high-speed live cell imaging, FRAP, and ratio measurement
Cooled 2.8 megapixel digital microscope cameras
Increase work efficiency with Leica DM4 B & DM6 B upright digital research microscopes.
Uniquely Ergonomic System Microscope
Uniquely ergonomic system microscope with LED illumination
Ergonomic optical microscope systems for routine and research applications
Uniquely Ergonomic System Microscopes With Intelligent Automation
High vacuum sputter, carbon thread and e-beam coater
High-End EM Sample Preparation Freeze Fracture System
Simple LED transmitted illumination
Accurate and Reproducible Results
Multicolor advanced TIRF module
1.3 MP monochrome camera for basic fluorescence applications such as documentation of fixed, immunostained samples
Ultramicrotome for Perfect Sectioning at Room Temperature and Cryo
Entry level inverted microscope
Inverted Laboratory Microscope with LED Illumination
1.4 MP cooled monochrome camera for standard live cell imaging of GFP-expressing cells and tissues
Routine stereo microscopes
Laser Microdissection enables users to isolate specific single cells or entire areas of tissue.
Fixed Stage Microscope for Electrophysiology and in vivo Imaging
Transmitted Light Base For Brightfield and Darkfield Applications Absorbs Shock and Vibrations for High Quality Imaging
Fluorescence stereomicroscope accessory
LED Multi Contrast Illumination for Routine Stereo Microscopes
LED Spotlight Illuminator with Gooseneck
Fluorescence Microscope System for Advanced Imaging and Analysis
Live Webinar "Improvement of imaging techniques to understand organelle membrane cell dynamics"
19th November 2020 | Join Simona Paladino, from Naples University, in a live webcast with Nature to learn more about improvement of imaging techniques…
Webinar - Dynamic Molecular Imaging Insights for Structural Biology
Join a Conversation about Structural Biology & Functional Imaging
Wednesday 16th September
London 16:00 | Berlin 17:00 | Dubai 19:00
Capture, document, and share images in seconds
The new 12 MP stand-alone microscope camera, FLEXACAM C1
New Leica platform adds an additional dimension of information to confocal imaging
STELLARIS, designed to empower researchers to drive progress in science, is confocal microscopy re-imagined
End-of-life of Microsoft Windows 7
Upgrade your Confocal Control Workstation. Speak to your Service Engineer or contact our support team to discuss the best option for your confocal…
How can PAULA help streamline the workflow for my wound healing assay?
Application for wound healing assays
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…
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
Multi-Wavelength Epi-Illumination in Fluorescence Microscopy
Fluorescence is a process where a substance after having absorbed light (photons) emitts a radiation the wavelength (colour) of which is longer than…
Correcting Confocal Acquisition to Optimize Imaging of Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer by Sensitized Emission
Imaging of fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET) between suitable fluorophores is increasingly being used to study cellular processes with…
Fluorescence Recovery after Photobleaching with the Leica TCS SP2
Among all photobleaching experiments which have been described, fluorescence recovery after photobleaching (FRAP) is the most popular. It employs…
Multi-photon Excitation Microscopy
Advanced microscopical techique for life science: multiphoton microscopy. Multi-photon excitation (MPE) microscopy plays a growing role among…
FRET Sensitized Emission Wizard Confocal
Förster Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET) is a technique, which allows insight into the interactions between proteins or molecules in proximities…
4D Photoactivation of pa-GFP in Living Cells Using Two-Photon Excitation Laser Scanning Microscopy
We report about two-photon activation of a photoactivatable derivative of the Aequorea Victoria green fluorescent protein (pa-GFP). This special form…
The History of Stereo Microscopy – Part I
The 17th century in Europe was marked by the Thirty Years' War (1618–1648). The population lived in constant fear and poverty. Marauding hordes…
The History of Stereo Microscopy – Part II
For millennia, glass was admired for its beauty and the artful objects that could be created with it. With the rise of the exact sciences, however,…