Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope Leica TCS SP8 equipped with DMI8 microscope, FCS Picoquant module and with PMT detector for transmission imaging and 5 internal detectors.
Confocal Microscope 2
Research areas and applications
The instrument allows users to perform 3D chemical mapping of complex systems and interfaces; Electronics & Semiconductor, Automotive & Transportation; Metals & Machine Engineering; Medical Device QA/QC; Technical Cleanliness, Metallography, Material Analysis, Sample Preparation for Materials Science; live Cell Imaging, 3D Cell Culture. In particular, the FCS and FCCS options are relevant samples of biological interest, where dynamics and diffusion processes are investigated.
- Dewetting acrylic polymer films with water/propylene carbonate/surfactant mixtures – implications for cultural heritage conservation, M. Baglioni et al. https://doi.org/10.1039/D1CP03201A
- Interaction of nanoparticles with lipid films: the role of symmetry and shape anisotropy, L. Caselli et al. https://doi.org/10.1039/C7CP02608K
- Organized Hybrid Molecular Films from Natural Phospholipids and Synthetic Block Copolymers: A Physicochemical Investigation, A. Balestri et al. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.0c01544
- Microgel dynamics within the 3D porous structure of transparent PEG hydrogels, Bassu et al. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colsurfb.2022.112938