Vertical LSM 700 confocal microscope (Zeiss/optical development)

Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST-Austria)

Klosterneuburg | Website

Large equipment

Short Description

Vertical LSM 700 confocal microscope (Zeiss) designed to enable gravity stimulation of plant growth

Contact Person

Gabriel Krens

Research Services

Microsope is turned at 90° to enable observation of sample in a proper position to gravity
Laser lines: 405, 488, 555, 640 nm
2 PMT's for reflected light detection
PMT for transmitted light detection
Multiple position imaging
Rotation stage to change the angle of a sample in relation to gravity
Custom-programmed 'root tracker' software to adjust stage position to the sample movement

Methods & Expertise for Research Infrastructure

Confocal microscopy, basic training, sample preparation consulting

Allocation to Core Facility

Imaging Facility

Terms of use will be defined in a scientific collaboration agreement.