Tutorials & Helpful Links

Microscope Tutorials

Basic confocal theory, start-up, and shutdown

Basic SIM theory, start-up, and shutdown

Basic widefield theory, start-up, and shutdown

How to acquire images with the widefield microscope

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

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