The University of Southampton
Biomedical Imaging Unit

Equipment and Facilities

The BIU is equipped with a wide range of state of the art microscopes and associated equipment to support research and diagnostic imaging with a wide variety of different imaging modalities.

Confocal and Lightsheet Microscopy

Confocal and Lightsheet Microscopy

Leica SP5 and Leica SP8 laser scanning confocal microscopes on Leica inverted microscope frames and LAVision Ultramicroscope light sheet microscope - click here to find out more.

Live Cell Imaging

Live Cell Imaging

Olympus IX81 inverted phase contrast and fluorescence system - click here to find out more.

Digital Microscopy

Digital Microscopy

Olympus dotSlide manual brightfield slide scanners and Olympus VS110 high throughput slide scanner with fluorescence and phase contrast imaging - click here to find out more.

General Photomicroscopy

General Photomicroscopy

A range of Olympus and Nikon compound and dissecting photomicroscopes with brightfield, darkfield, phase contrast, polarising, fluorescence and DIC imaging modalities.

Image Processing and Analysis

Image Processing and Analysis

Very high end graphics workstations with touchscreen monitors and a wide range of 2D and 3D image processing and analysis software linked to a multiterabyte network filestore - click here to find out more.

MicroCT

MicroCT

We have recently installed a prototype microCT system for imaging low contrast samples. Primarily dedicated to a specific research project, this instrument may be available to other users by special arrangement.

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