Biomedical Imaging Unit

Useful links

ILS Imaging and Microscopy Centre, Highfield Campus
Manufacturer's web sites
Spectrum Viewers
Tutorials
pfd booklets
Fluorescence Filter Set Information
Inspiration
General Microscopy Sites
Miscellaneous
Useful Software

 

 

Imaging and Microscopy Centre, ILS, Highfield Campus

The IMC is located in the new Institute for Life Sciences on Highfield Campus. It provides multiphoton laser scanning and UV confocal microscopy, brightfield, phase contrast, differential interference contrast and fluorescence microscopy as well as stereomicroscopy and image analysis.
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Manufacturer's web sites

it is worth checking both UK and global / international web sites as content can differ
   

Leica- light microscopy

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Leica - confocal microscopy

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Nikon USA

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Nikon UK

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Olympus USA

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Olympus UK

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Zeiss International

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Zeiss UK

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FEI Quanta SEM

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FEI Technai TEM

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Spectrum Viewers

   
Invitrogen (needs Java Run time) link

University of Arizona (needs Flash)

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Zeiss (select: support  / objectives and filtersets / interactive fluorescence dye and filter database)

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Becton Dickinson (designed for cytometry - needs Java Run time)

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Tutorials

   

Nikon (superbly comprehensive)

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Nikon interactive tutorials

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Olympus

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Olympus interactive tutorials

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Zeiss Online Campus

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Zeiss- Java tutorials

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Zeiss.com

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Florida State University

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Microscopy UK (follow Microscopy Primer link on LHS)

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PDF booklets

 

   

FEI An Introduction to Electron Microscopy

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Zeiss Microscopy from the beginning

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Olympus Basics of Light Microscopy and Imaging

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 Olympus Microscope Basics and Beyond

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Davidson and Abramowitz Optical Microscopy

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Filter Set Information

   

Leica

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Nikon 1

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Nikon 2 (interactive)

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Olympus 1

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Olympus 2

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Olympus 3 (interactive)

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Olympus 4

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Zeiss (select support  then technical information then objectives and filtersets)

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 Inspiration

   

Nikon Small World Competition

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Olympus Bioscapes Image Competition

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Wellcome Trust Image Awards

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Molecular Expressions

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Microscopy UK - videos

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FEI image competition on Flickr

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Treasure Island (an arts project in collaboration with BIU)

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General Microscopy Sites

   

Royal Microscopical Society

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Microscopy-UK

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Miscellaneous

   

Molecular Probes Handbook online

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Olympus DotSlide Gallery

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FEI microscopy video games

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Useful Software

Registered BIU users with access to the BIU image server (see Resources section more info) will find installers for several useful software packages (BIU licenced, share and freeware) located in the Research Temporary folder under Advanced LM Course - software.

   

ImageJ (vital) 

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McMaster ImageJ microscopy bundle

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McMaster ImageJ microscopy bundle online documentation

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Fiji ImageJ image processing bundle

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The Gimp image processing software

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Leica SP2 and SP5 file viewers (Leica FTP site: select latest build in LCSlite and LAS_AF_Lite folders respectively)

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Olympus OlyVIA virtual slide viewer

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CombineZM / ZP extended depth of focus

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List of alternative extended depth of focus software packages

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links checked 06/09/2010

 



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