Zeiss LSM-03 (800 inverted)

Location: I06.U1.405

Inverted Confocal microscope, ZEN 3.5 with experiment designer and ZEN Connect.


  • Axio Observer.Z1, Inverted Confocal microscope, ZEN 3.8 with experiment designer.
  • 2x (MA-PMT) channels for simultaneously imaging
  • motorized stage: Multiple position imaging, tilescan
  • Automation: Timelapse, Experiment designer,
  • Zen Connect: multi-modal combination of different Zeiss machines

Light sources:

  • Laser lines 405, 488, 561, 640 nm
  • CoolLED p300 SB light

Detectors: 2 channels simultaneously (more sequentially)

  • 2x MA-PMT: Multi Alkali Photomultiplier Tube detectors with free choice of the spectral range. (Uses a tunable short-pass and band-pass filter in front of the PMTs)
  • 1x ESID+LED light source: Electronically switchable illumination and detection module

Motorized stage for multiple position imaging

  • Motorized stage for multiple position imaging
  • Multi-slide holder, dish holder, single slide holder

(M27 thread)

  1. Plan-Apochromat 5x (Calibration objective-not mounted)
  2. Plan-Apochromat 10x/0.45
  3. Plan APOCHROMAT 20x/0.8 (420650-9901), WD=0.55 mm (D=0.17 mm), WD=2.1 mm
  4. Plan-Apochromat 40x/1.2 Water
  5. Plan-APOCHROMAT 63x/1.4 Oil

Software: Zen 3.8

  1. ZEN Module Experiment Designer Hardware
  2. ZEN Module Tiles & Positions


  • Intel® Core™ i5-6500 CPU @ 3.2GHz
  • 64GB RAM
  • 3.38TB data drive

System manual and additional material is available on SeaFile (login required).