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

Nikon Spinning-disk Confocal Microscope with TIRF Module

Nikon Spinning-disk Confocal Microscope with TIRF module

Specifications

  • Nikon Ti inverted microscope with XYZ motorized stage with environment chamber (temperature control and CO2 delivery)
  • Perfect focus with motorized nose piece
  • Agilent Dual Fiber Laser (405, 488, 561, 640 nm)
  • McBain-Yokogawa spinning disk confocal head with fiber optic input
  • Spectra 7 wavelengths solid state illumination fluorescence source
  • Objectives: Nikon 4X, 10X DIC, 20X, 40X DIC, 60X DIC 1.4 NA, 100X DIC 1.4 NA, Apo TIRF 100X 1.45 NA, Apo TIRF 100X 1.49 NA
  • Nikon TIRF back illuminator with fiber optic input
  • Andor Clara camera for confocal imaging
  • Photometrics CoolSnap HQ camera for TIRF and wide field epifluorescence and live imaging
  • Nikon NIS Elements Acquisition software