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The FV3000 is a point-scanning confocal with superior optical sectioning capabilites compared to widefield or spinning disk microscopes making it an excellent choice for imaging thicker tissue, particularly fixed samples. It may provide better maximum resolution compared to some spinning disk microscopes although this is limited by the slightly low numerical aperture of the 60x objective.
Please acknowledge the below funding in your publications, in addition to following the usual CAMDU acknowledgment policy.

BBSRC BB/T018070/1


Objectives 60x oil, 40x oil, 30x silicone, 20x air, 10x air
Lasers 405 nm, 488 nm, 561nm, 640 nm. Coherent OBIS 20-50mW
FRAP 405 nm, 488 nm, 561nm, 640 nm
Detectors 4x PMTs
Stage Motorised xyz (recently upgraded from manual xy)
Incubation Up to 37C and CO2 (contact CAMDU if you want to use CO2)
Filters Variable bandwidth filters
Autofocus none