Microscopy

Leica 1510S Cryostat

Image of Leica 1510S Cryostats

The cryostat is a rotary microtome contained in a mechanically refrigerated chamber that is used to cut sections of frozen tissues. The Leica CM1510 S is a powerful cryostat for routine as well as research applications in biology, medicine and industry. The instrument has been designed for rapid freezing and sectioning of tissue samples.

http://www.leicabiosystems.com/specimen-preparation/sectioning/cryosectioning/details/product/leica-cm1510-s/


Olympus BX51 with DP70 camera

Image of Olympus BX51 with DP70 camera

The OLYMPUS BX51 research microscope is a union of Olympus infinity corrected optical systems (UIS2 – universal infinity system) and advanced fluorescence or differential interference contrast DIC (Nomarski) technology. The Olympus DP70 is a 12.5 million-pixel cooled digital color camera system with 36-bits of RGB color depth.

Microscope Olympus BX51:
http://www.olympusmicro.com/brochures/pdfs/bx51wi.pdf

Camera DP70:
http://www.olympusmicro.com/brochures/pdfs/dp70.pdf