Zeiss Tissue Culture

Demonstration image of the Zeiss Tissue culture microscope.Upright fluorescent microscope for imaging cells in plastic dishes.

Microscope Specs

  • Zeiss Axiovert 40 CFL Microscope
  • AxioCam ICc1 R 4 (for Brightfield)
  • X-Cite 102Q Light Source
  • ZenLite 2011 software package
  • Epifluorescence in FITC and Cy3

Objectives on the Zeiss Tissue Culture Scope

Type Magnification Numerical
Aperture
Immersion Contrast Working
Distance
Cover Glass
Thickness
Light Gathering
Power
A-Plan 5 0.12 Air Ph0 10.1mm 0.17 0.08
A-Plan 10 0.25 Air Ph1 4.5mm 0.17 0.39
LD A-Plan 20 0.30 Air Ph1 4.2mm 0-2 0.20
LD A-Plan 40 0.50 Air Ph2 2.0mm 0.7-1.3 0.39

Objectives
Spectral Viewer
Fluorophore Chart

Protocols

 Taking Pictures-Zen 2011