Zeiss Cell Observer SD

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Microscope

Fully motorized inverted research microscope Zeiss Cell Observer.Z1 equipped with
  • high precision motorized z-drive (min. step length 10 nm)
  • external microscope control unit with TFT display and separate z-drive knob for noncontact focusing
  • motorized revolving nosepiece with Zeiss Definite Focus system (realized via 835 nm LED)
  • motorized xyz-stage PZ-2000 XYZ from Applied Scientific Instrumentation:
    • travel range: 120 x 110 mm
    • resolution: 88 nm
    • repeatability: < 0.7 µm
    • with high-precision piezo z-axis top plate
      • travel range: 150 µm
      • resolution: 2.2 nm
      • repeatability: +/- 5 nm
  • 20 W Vis-LED (400 - 700 nm) as transmission light
  • Uniblitz shutter for transmission light with controller VCM-D1
  • Long distance condenser (working distance 26mm, NA 0.55) with motorized 6 position turret equipped with
    • DIC prism DICII/0.55 plus polarizer
    • DIC prism DICIII/0.55 plus polarizer
  • motorized filter cassette
  • motorized Optovar revolver with:
    • Optovar 1.6x
    • Optovar 2.5x