General guidelines

  • Booking of the microcope before usage is obligatory.
  • Do not book a microscope for more than 4 weeks in advance.
  • Do not book complete days if it is not necassary.
  • You are responsible for the microscope during the booked session.
  • Leave the microscope in an appropriate fashion (hopefully as you have found it). Clean the microscope (objectives, stage, etc.) if necessary.
  • Inform us as soon as possible if any hardware was damaged or irreversibly contaminated (objectives, filters, lasers, etc.)
  • Make a microscope logbook entry, and list any observed deviation from normal operation
  • Delete your booking if you will not use your slot. In case of the last booking on the day, switch off the entire system.