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Laser confocal

General sample requirements

For fluorescence imaging specimens need by fixed and stained using fluorphores that will not only attach (label) to the relevant feature of interest but are excited by and emit at wavelengths appropriate to the configuration of lasers and detector filters available.

  • Samples for reflected laser light applications need be of a size suitable to be viewed on a conventional microscope