Light Microscopy - Services

Welcome to the Light Microscopy Facility!

The LMF offers a collection of state-of-the-art light microscopy equipment. We provide training and full technical support for all the instruments along with expert advice in designing imaging experiments and basic image data processing.

The facility currently comprises more than twenty different systems ranging from simple fluorescent video to high-resolution confocal microscopes. Sophisticated image processing can be accomplished on high-end graphics machines using specialized software packages.

The LMF is member and actively contributes to the Biopolis Dresden Imaging Platform (BioDIP).
BioDIP provides open access to state-of-the-art light and electron microscopy equipment as well as bioimage analysis support. The multitude of equipment thereby offered at the campus represents a comprehensive range of current imaging technologies.

How to become a user?

Please get in touch with us using imagingbiotec.tu-dresdende and describe your project. Considering this information we will help you finding the optimal microscope technique/system for your project.

Before you start using our facility you are required to fill in some documents (user rules, safety instructions etc.).
Please carefully read the documents and fill in the required information. Please let your group leader sign at the respective fields. Bringing along the completed documents to your first introduction will enable us to provide you booking rights.

User rules  for CMCB employees (CRTD / BIOTEC / B CUBE).
please print pages 7-10 and let your group leader sign on pages 7 and 9

User rules for external users (not employed by CMCB).
please print pages 8, 13 and 21-24 and let your group leader sign on pages 13, 21 and 23

How to book a microscope?

All equipment can be booked online via the booking system.