Leica is showing off its new high zoom 3D-confocal microscope, designed for observation of biological specimens, at the ongoing Analytica 2008 conference in Munich.
From the product page:
The Leica TCS LSI is the first super zoom 3D-confocal, offering high resolution plus a large field of view for in vivo imaging. The new Large Scale Imaging (LSI) platform provides generous workspace and adapts perfectly to the experiment needs of native specimen analysis.
True confocal technology provides crystal clear images of highest spectral resolution, revealing the finest details of the model organism.
An automated optical zoom system allows for seamless magnification change on demand, easy switching from overview to details and free 3D navigation through the specimen.
Zoom factor up to 16x Field of view up to 16 mm Generous workspace Free sample access by wing doors Easy sample manipulation Largest motorized z-control Large xy-travel range for optimal positioning Precise z-control by galvo stage Motorized and manual xy-stages Accessories for environmental control of temperature, CO2, humidity
Press release: High-Resolution Microscopy Systems from Macro to Nano
Product page: Leica TCS LSI