Visitron iLAS2 TIRF

Location: room I04.U1.018 (BFB)

Automated 360° ring-TIRF/Epifluorescence microscope, equipped iLas 2 (GATACA) :

  • 360° TIRF imaging
  • FRAP (with all laser lines)
  • Photo-activation / -conversion  (with all laser lines)
  • Micro-patterning
  • Widefield imaging
  • DIC imaging, if combined with epi-fluorescence

Microscope & sample conditions:

  • Climatised chamber
  • Temperature control
  • CO2 supply

Light sources:

  • Laser lines: 405 nm, 488 nm (100 mW), 561 nm (100 mW), 640 nm (150 mW) – Laser Quad Band Filter for TIRF application: 405/488/561/640 nm
  • Lumencor spectra-X SolidState/LED – light source: wavelength range 380-680 nm
  • Halogen lamp
 

Objectives

  • 10x / 0.3 air (WD 2.1 mm)
  • 20x / 0.4 air (WD 8 mm)
  • 20x / 0.8 air (WD 0.55 mm)
  • 63x / 1.46 oil (WD 0.1 mm) – TIRF objective 
  • 100x /1.46 oil (WD 0.1 mm) – TIRF objective

Cameras:

2 x Photometrics Evolve 512 EMCCD (512 x 512 pixels, 16 x 16 μm2)

Dual-Cam Filter Options:

  • Cairn camera splitter for DualCam-Filter cubes (2 emission filter cube options) :
  1. cube: LP565
  2. cube: LP635
  • Band-pass filters:
  1. 525/50
  2. 595/50
  3. 630/75
  4. 670/50
  5. 690/50

Software

Visiview 4.4

Manual
Description and manual

Contacts:

  1. Yann Cesbron
  2. Mohammad Goudarzi
  3. Nasser Darwish

Laser Safety: Document in PPMS SSU portal

Booking: PPMS SSU portal