A model M165FC fluorescence stereomicroscope (Leica Microsystems), is the platform for the low magnification end of imaging capabilities, from a 3 centimeter-wide field of view to spatial resolution near one micrometer with 0.63X and 2.0X objective lenses. This tool includes a CCD color camera (model DFC 310 FX) and operates through Leica Application Suite imaging software.
- Flexible transmitted and reflected illumination
- Zoom magnification
- Image coding
- TripleBeam™ optics
- Filters for UV, violet, GFP and red fluorescence
- Integrated CCD color camera and operating software
Acquisition of this equipment was supported by the National Science Foundation