Instrumentation

Nikon 1AR Ultra-Fast Spectral Scanning Confocal Microscope

Nikon 1AR Ultra-Fast Spectral Scanning Confocal Microscope

Specifications

  • Inverted Ti Nikon microscope, 10X, 20X, 40X water immersion, and 60X and 100X oil immersion objectives
  • Nikon XYZ Motorized stage
  • Perfect Focus with Motorized Nosepiece
  • Environment chamber with temperature control and CO2 enrichment
  • Nikon A1- SHR High Speed Scan Head & Controller (Resonant Scanner)
  • Lasers: 405 nm, 457 nm, 477 nm, 488 nm, 514 nm, 561 nm, 640nm
  • 4 Standard Photomultipliers (PMT) detectors
  • Standard Detector Filters: 450/50 nm, 485/40 nm, 525/50 nm, 545/40 nm  and 600/50 nm
  • Nikon A1 Spectral Detector (32 PMT array; wavelength range: 400-770 nm)
  • Lasers: 405 nm, 457 nm, 477 nm, 488 nm, 514 nm, 561 nm, 640 nm
  • Lumen Fluorescence Illumination Source
  • Standard Image Acquisition
    • Pixel – 4096X4096 maximum
    • Speed  - Standard 1 frame/sec (512X512)
  • High Speed Image Acquisition:
    • X-axis resonant scanner
    • Speed- Standard 30 frames/sec (512X512)
    • Highest speed 230 frames/second (512X64)
  • Nikon NIS Elements Acquisition Software