Tutorials & Helpful Links

Microscope Tutorials

Basic confocal theory, start-up, and shutdown

How to find the best image settings for your experiment

How to setup and implement optical configurations for quicker imaging

How to setup a Z-series experiment

How to use the resonant scanner

How to use LED or brightfield illumination on the Nikon A1R+

How to save images and in NIS-Elements

Basic SIM theory, start-up, and shutdown

Basic widefield theory, start-up, and shutdown

How to acquire images with the widefield microscope

More to come!

Helpful links

Websites for learning microscopy:

MicroscopyU by Nikon

Learn & Share by Leica

Videos for learning microscopy:

iBiology Microscopy

Other helpful links:

Choosing the right fluorophore from excitation/emission plots of most fluorophores