The David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MITThe David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

National Cancer Institute Cancer Center

Science + Engineering... Conquering Cancer Together

Instrumentation

Arcturus Laser Capture Microdissection System (Model Veritas)

Arcturus Laser Capture Microdissection System (Model Veritas)

Integrated system for automated microdissection of individual cells and multicellular structures from slides containing tissue sections.

Veritas Laser Capture Microdissection System consists of the Veritas instrument, a computer and Veritas software applications.

Specifications

  • Capture laser- laser diode 810 nm
  • UV cutting laser –diode-pumped solid state laser, 349 nm
  • EXFO-X-Cite fluorescent illumination source
  • Halogen lamp for bright field illumination
  • Microscope objectives: 2X, 10X, 20X and 40X
  • Operating Humidity ≤ 60% relative humidity

Filters

Excitation (nm)Emission (nm)
570–630 >655
503–548 >565
455–495 >510