Equipment & Resources

The Bio-Imaging Facility is facilitating the use and maintenance of an wide variety of advanced imaging and bio-optical devices. Before anyone can make use of any system, users need to completed a training by the Bio-Imaging Facility team before bookings can be made.


Non-charged equipment

  • upright Light Microscope
    1. Zeiss Axio Imager (I06.U1.403): book in PPMS
  • 3 Stereo Microscopes for general use
    1. Leica stereo microscope (I04.U1.019): book in PPMS
    2. Olympus Stereo BFB (I04.U1.018): book in PPMS
    3. Olympus Stereo LBE (I06.U1.403): book in PPMS

microscope equipment overview

SystemlocationtypespecificsilluminationdetectionIncubator / stage heaterCO2 mixer
Olympus VS120 slide scanner I06.U1.406Widefield, invertedslide scanner, fixed sample X-Cite lampi) Olympus XM10 color; ii) Pike F505C grayscale --
Nikon Eclipse TiI04.UG.018Widefield, invertedfixed and lifeBrightfield / Lumencore Spectral Xi) color; ii) monochromeincubation chamber+
Nikon Ti-2I06.U1.406Widefield, invertedfixed and lifeBrightfield / Lumencore Spectral Xmonochromincubation chamber+
Neuolucida I04.UG.018Widefield, invertedNeuron tracing - -
Leica SP5invI04.UG.019Confocal, invertedlife (+ fixed)405, 458, 488, 514, 561, 633, CoolLED (inspection)2 x HyD; 3 x PMT; 1 x T-PMT PECON stage insert-
Leica SP5upI04.UG.019Confocal, uprighlife (+ fixed)405, 458, 488, 514, 561, 633, CoolLED (inspection)2 x HyD; 3 x PMT; 1 x T-PMT incubation chamber-
Leica SP8inv FALCONI04.UG.015Confocal, invertedFLIM, Spectral imaging405, 470-670 continuous - 8 lines (LED inspection)1 x HyD+; 1 x HyD; 2 x PMT; 1 x T-PMT PECON stage insert-
Zeiss LSM800-01I06.U1.405Confocal, invertedlife (+ fixed)405, 488, 561, 640, CoolLED (inspection)2 x GaAsP; 1 x ESID incubation chamber+
Zeiss LSM800-02I06.U1.403Confocal, invertedlife (+ fixed)405, 488, 561, 640, CoolLED (inspection)2 x GaAsP; 1x Airyscan; 1 x ESID incubation chamber-
Zeiss LSM800-03I06.U1.406Confocal, invertedfixed + life at RT405, 488, 561, 640, CoolLED (inspection)2 x MA-PMT; 1 x ESID --
Zeiss LSM800-04I04.UG.018Confocal, invertedlife (+ fixed)405, 488, 561, 640, CoolLED (inspection)2 x GaAsP; 1 x ESID incubation chamber+
Zeiss LSM800-05I04.O3.014Confocal, verticallife, (root-)tracker, (+ fixed)405, 488, 561, 640, CoolLED (inspection)2 x MA-PMT; 1 x ESID --
Zeiss LSM800-06I04.O3.014Confocal, verticallife, (root-)tracker, (+ fixed)405, 488, 561, 640, Kolibri LED (inspection) 2 x MA-PMT; 1x Airyscan; 1 x ESID --
Zeiss LSM880_invI06.U1.406Confocal, invertedlife (+ fixed)405, 458, 488, 514, 561, 633, CoolLED (inspection)2 x GaAsP; 1x Airyscan; 1x T-PMTincubation chamber+
Zeiss LSM880_upI06.U1.403Confocal, uprightlife (+ fixed)405, 458, 488, 514, 561, 633, CoolLED (inspection)2 x GaAsP; 1x Airyscan; 1x T-PMTincubation chamber+
LaVision Trimscope_invI04.UG.019Multi Photon, invterlife (+ fixed)TiSa (780-900), OPO (1050-1300), X-Cite lamp (inspection)2 x GaAsP; 2x PMT; 1x T-PMTOkulab stage insert+
LaVision Trimscope_upI04.UG.018Multi Photon, uprightlife (+ fixed) TiSa (780-900), OPO (1050-1300), X-Cite lamp (inspection)2 x GaAsP; 2x PMT; 1x T-PMTincubation chamber-
Andor SD - Laser cutterI04.UG.019Spinning Disk; Laser cutter (355nm); FRAPlife + laser ablation, laser assisted micro-dissection488, 561, 640
back-thinned EMCCD (iXon 897)PECON stage heatery
Andor DragonflyI04.UG.015Spinning Disk confocal; TIRF; SRRF; Widefieldlife + fixed + cleared tissue405, 488, 561, 640, CoolLED (inspection)1 x back-thinned EMCCD (iXon 888); 1 x sCMOS (Zyla)incubation chambery
TillPhotonics iMIC I06.U1.403Spinning Disk; TIRF; FRAPlife (+ fixed)405, 445, 488, 561, 6402 x back-thinned EMCCD (iXon 897)incubation chambery
Olympus IX83 TIRFI04.O2.031TIRF, life405, 488, 561, 6401 x EMCCD (ImagEM X2)incubation chambery
Visitron iLASI04.UG.018Widefield, TIRF; FRAP; life, fixed405, 488, 561, 640, Lumencore Spectral X, Halogen2 x EMCCD (Evolve 512)incubation chambery
OpenSPIMI06.U1.405Light Sheetlife, fixed, cleared1 x CCD (OrcaR2)incubation chamber for liquidsshared
JPK BioAFMI06.U1.405Atomic Force Micrsoscopylife, fixed, materials1 x back-thinned EMCCD (iXon 897)stage heating-

Additional Accessories and Equipment

The Bioimaging facility has additional equipment that can be used. To coordinate the use of these, we ask you to book the equipment. There are no charges for these:


Charged equipment per building (I.S.T. Austria Campus_Map):

i01 – CENTRAL BUILDING

i04 – BERTALANFFY FOUNDATION BUILDING (BFB)

i06 – LAB BUILDING EAST (LBE)

i23 – MULTI_PURPOSE HALL

  • room CO3-multi-purpose hall: under construction