Edinburgh Super Resolution Imaging Consortium (ESRIC)

ESRIC runs a number of super-resolution systems and has expertise in samples preparation and image analysis techniques. Techniques include confocal, STED, 3D STED, TCSPC-FLIM, FCS, PALM, STORM, TIRF and AFM, withtimelapse capabilities and dedicated image analysis workstations available. Explore some of the systems and resources they offer users below, and be sure to check out their website for full details and the most up-to-date information.

MicroscopeUpright or invertedTimelapseMultipositionHO LicensedClass II PathogenOther features  
Leica SP8 3X STEDInvertedConfocal, STED, 3D STED
Leica SP5 TCS SMDInvertedConfocal, TCSPC-FLIM, FCS
Olympus Cell Excellence IX81InvertedWidefield, TIRF, PALM, STORM
JPK Nanowizard 3 BioAFMUprightContact mode, AC mode (intermittent contact mode)
  • Huygens
  • Imaris
  • Prism
  • FIJI with ThunderSTORM
  • Assisted imaging sessions
  • Remote imaging by facility staff
  • Access to tissue-culture facilities
  • Access to incubators