Confocal Microscope - Nikon A1R HD

The NIKON A1R - HD Confocal microscope is available for researchers and offers extremely capable features for analyzing fluorescently labled samples of various thickness and the efficient creation of 3D reconstructions.

 

The NIKON A1R - HD Confocal microscope is available for researchers and offers extremely capable features for analyzing fluorescently labeled samples of various thicknesses, including automatically optically sectioning relatively thick specimens to create 3D reconstructions or 2D projections. Unlike conventional fluorescence microscopes, it produces images using only fluoresced light emitted at the focal plane (that is, in-focus fluorescence). Out-of-focus fluorescence emitted from above and below the focal plane is discarded. This microscope, therefore, can be used not only with relatively thin specimens, but with specimens that would typically be too thick (≥ 50 μm) to yield sharp images on conventional fluorescence microscopes.

Manufacturer:                    NIKON                                         
Model #:                                 A1R HD
Year of Manuf:                    2017                                                   
Year Acquired:                    2018
Location:                               Parsons Room W118A

Specifications:    

  • LUNV laser launch with 405nm, 445nm, 488nm, 514nm, 561nm, 633nm solid state diode lasers (all 20mW output at the fiber tip)
  • Hybrid resonant and Galvano scan head for simultaneous photoactivation and image acquisition
  • The Perfect Focus System 4 corrects for focus drift, facilitating long-term observations
  • Ti2 Inverted Microscope with 25mm FOV
  • Motorized encoded XY stage, Piezo Z-axis drive
  • Integrated and user-friendly NIS-Elements software for data acquisition and analysis
  • 10x, 20x, 40x-oil and 60x-oil objectives
  • Five detectors: two GaAsP and two multi-alkali PMTs, and spectral detector
  • Color CMOS camera allows color non-confocal images to be collected (e.g. histological slides)
  • Stage inserts available to accommodate multiwell plates and four standard slides at a time

Principal Scientist:  Mark Townley

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Contact Information

W123 Parsons Hall
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: (603) 862-2790

Rates:

UNH Rate:
$49.00/hour  assisted
  $9.00/hour  unassisted

Non UNH academic Rate:
$98.00/hour  assisted
$18.00/hour  unassisted

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