Light-Sheet/SPIM – Toulouse, France

System description & applications

The SPIM (Selective Plane Illumination Microscope) is a microscope based on a light sheet excitation. It allows fast optical sectioning, in 3D and in depth for the living, it also offers multi-view acquisition possibilities.

Researchers use this system to observe a wide variety of living biological samples in 3D with quasi-isotropic spatial resolution and high temporal resolution.



Microscope device list

  • Platine X: PI C-863
  • Platine Y: PI C-863
  • Platine Z: PI C-863
  • Platine theta: PI C-863
  • Filter wheel: Lambda 10-B
  • Laser 488: Oxxius LBX-4C
  • Laser 532: Oxxius LBX-4C
  • Camera: CoolSnap HQ2

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