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Nikon A1Rsi Confocal w/ SIM Super Resolution

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Active
UMN Rate: 
$45.00 Per Hour
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LIVE CELL IMAGING

 

Nikon Ti-E Motorized Microscope: Features include Nikon’s patented PFS Perfect Focus III focus lock technology. LED Illumination systems for both transmitted and reflected light applications. New Lambda coat anti-reflective coated objectives at 10x, 20x, 40x, 60x, and 100x magnifications for DIC. Fluorescence accessories for widefield applications for DAPI, GFP, RFP, and Cy5.

·      A1R Confocal System

·      Laser Selection

405nm, 488nm, 561nm and 640nm

·       A1R Scanner- Nikon's exclusive hybrid scanner allows flexible switching or simultaneous use of two galvo scanners (resonant and non-resonant) this allows ultrafast imaging and photo activation imaging required to unveil cell dynamics and interaction.

·      Detectors- Included are 4 channel GaSP detectors, transmitted, and 32 channel Si (Spectral) detectors.

·      SIM Structured Illumination System-Using high frequency Structured Illumination, the Nikon N-SIM can achieve image resolution of 85nm*, which was previously considered impossible with optical microscopes. Furthermore, with temporal resolution of up to 0.6 sec/frame**, N-SIM enables super resolution time-lapse imaging capture of dynamic molecular interactions in living cells. Learn more about the product here: http://www.nikoninstruments.com/Products/Microscope-Systems/Inverted-Microscopes/N-SIM-Super-Resolution

·      Laser Selection

405nm, 488nm, 561nm and 640nm

·      A1/SIM Camera, Software and Workstation

Elements software and an Andor iXon camera complete the system and provide an easy to use customizable user interface to make the Nikon A1R/SIM system a turnkey live cell imaging system with multiple capabilities.