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Skidmore Microscopy Imaging Center - SMIC

Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy Laboratory 

SMIC maintains two confocal laser scanning microscopes: an Olympus Fluoview 1200 confocal supported by recent funding from the National Science Foundation's Major Research Instrumentation Program, and an Olympus Fluoview 300 confocal supported by a grant from the Alden Trust Foundation.


Olympus Fluoview 300 confocal laser scanning microscope: equipped with Ar- and HeNe-lasers for blue, green and red fluorescence, a 2-channel imaging system, an Olympus BX61 upright microscope with DIC optics and software for image collection and analysis. 

Olympus Fluoview 1200 confocal laser scanning microscope: this state-of-the-art confocal microscope is the latest addition to SMIC.  For more information, see the Olympus brochure.

Confocal Image Gallery