New Molecular Solutions in Research and Development for Innovative Drugs
11 Dec 2013

Leica TCS SP8 X Confocal Microscope

The major piece of equipment to be purchased within the InnoMol project has been successfully installed.

It is the Leica TCS SP8 X confocal microscope with the following outstanding features:

  • 5 independent and continuously adjustable spectral detection channels, 2 of them equipped with highly sensitive GaAsP hybrid detectors
  • continuous excitation capability in the 470-670 nm range
  • tandem scanning capability with a 12 kHz resonant scanner that achieves 25 frames per second at 512x512 pixels
  • simultaneous spectral FLIM measurements in two channels
  • autofocusing and suppression of parasitic reflections
  • high-content screening software

Responsible personnel:  Igor Weber, Vedrana Filić, Marko Šoštar, Lucija Horvat.