Zeiss 880 confocal inverted confocal microscope

Zeiss 780 fixed stage upright confocal axio examiner Capabilities:
  • High sensitivity point scanning confocal imaging
  • Spectral array GaAsP detectors
  • AiryScan module with 1.4x resolution gain and high SNR
  • Fixed and live samples
  • FCS and FCCS


Cost: $27 per hour base rate, discounted for bulk use

User manual:

Request training | Reserve instrument

System is on order, expected summer 2016

Detailed specifications will be added here . . .

Information from Zeiss


  • Zeiss Axio observer
  • Metal halide fluorescence source for widefield eyepiece visualization
  • Dapi, Green, Red fluorescence cubes


  • 405 nm Diode laser
  • Argon/2 (458, 477, 488, 514nm)
  • 561 nm Diode laser
  • HeNe 633nm


  • 34 channel confocal detector array for versatilely
  • GaAsP high QE 32 channel spectral array with unmixing capability
  • 2 standard alkali PMTs in positions for blue and far-red detection
  • Photon counting possible with GaAsP array and PMT2 (cooled)
  • AiryScan detector module
  • Transmitted light detector