We are very excited to have the lattice light sheet microscope, designed by the lab of Eric Betzig at Janelia Research campus. Light sheet microscopy is a rapidly emerging microscopy technique that provides increased imaging speed and minimal photobleaching and photo-toxicity by using a second objective lens to restrict illumination to the focal plane of the detection objective. The lattice light-sheet microscope uses a linear array of coherent Bessel-Gauss beams to create an extremely thin light sheet that is tightly confined in the axial (Z) direction. The result is unprecedented spatiotemporal resolution when imaging live samples in three-dimensions over time, while minimizing photo-toxicity and photobleaching.
If you would like to use the lattice, please submit a request for training and we will schedule a meeting to discuss your project!