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Gene expression, in vitro fertilization, microdissection... Axio Observer or Axio Observer MAT provides the basis for all research or routine workstations. No matter how specialized they are. The result is always a superbly integrated system. Right up to cell observer, the high-end solution for live cell imaging from Zeiss. And even right up to laser scanning microscopy.


The microscope
  • New flexibility in the inverted research category
  • Developed for the observation, manipulation and analysis of living cells
The optics
  • High-performance objectives for the different tasks involved in Live Cell Imaging
  • Optimized Differential Interference Contrast for homogeneous illumination across the entire field of view
  • Innovative and open to new areas of applications: the combination of positive and negative phase contrast in one objective
The fluorescence
  • Absolute brilliance right into the periphery provided by the newly designed fluorescence beam path
  • Apochromatic correction for optimum imaging of all wavelengths
  • Up to 70% higher excitation intensity due to high-performance filter sets
  • Up to 50% shorter exposure times due to HE filter sets
  • 6x reflector turret, faster at changing position (< 200 ms) with a new quick change concept for the filter sets
  • Versatile illumination spectrum from the selfadjusting HBO to the high-speed light source
The cell research station
  • Unique flexibility for any level of application, from routine to high-end
  • Superb integration at all system levels
  • A new level of performance in cell incubation


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