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Zeiss ELYRA PS.1 - Technical Specifications


Quick Start Instructions - Hardware & Software

Quick Shutdown Instructions

Putting a Specimen on and Locating it Using the Ocular

Recommended specimen vessels for the Elyra

Incubation & CO2

SIM Imaging & Image Processing

PALM & 3D PALM Imaging & Image Processing


Super-Resolution Facility (SurF) access application form

Introduction to SIM

Interactive SIM tutorial

Introduction to PALM

Practical aspects of PALM

Interactive PALM tutorial

Sample preparation

SIM and PALM/STORM image analysis tools

Additional information on the Zeiss ELYRA PS.1


The Zeiss ELYRA PS.1 is capable of both Structured Illumination Microscopy (SIM) and Photo-Activation Localisation Microscopy (PALM). In addition it can be configured for dSTORM, standard TIRF and wide-field microscopy applications. The microscope stage is enclosed in a blacked-out chamber for laser safety reasons and to maintain thermal stability. Super-resolution imaging is recommended and optimal at ambient temperature, but stage-top incubation equipment for live cell imaging applications is available. Multi-colour super-resolution imaging is also possible. The microscope is equipped with four laser lines 405, 488, 561 and 642 nm. The microscope is located in room G-09.

The Zeiss ELYRA PS.1 booking rules can be found here...

For further information or arranging a training session please contact: lmcb-lm-help@ucl.ac.uk