Nanoscale and Microscale Research Centre

Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy

Zeiss LSM 900 with AiryScan 2


The Zeiss LSM 900 with AiryScan 2 has features which include:

  • Multiplex mode with AiryScan for better quality and faster imaging.
  • Resolution up to 140nm.
  • Up to 4096 x 4096 pixels image size and up to 64fps.
  • Up to 8x better signal to noise ratio.
  • Zen software with 'Smart Setup'.
  • Range of air and immersion objectives up to 100X.
  • Live cell imaging.
  • Z-stacks, tile mapping and time series.
  • Zen Connect installed for correlative microscopy with SEM/TEM.

The image below demonstrates the difference between the resolution achieved with standard confocal imaging and the resolution achieved with AiryScan. 



To discuss your requirements please contact Dr Jacqueline Hicks


Nanoscale and Microscale Research Centre

Cripps South building
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 748 6340
email: nmrcenquiries@nottingham.ac.uk