Abberior Instruments Superresolution STED microscope with a pulsed STED laser @ 775 nm

  • Confocal scanning system
  • QUAD beam scanner technology
  • Detector gating with up to 4 gates
  • Accessible optomechanical design, open electronics and software platform, ready to implement your own imaging ideas
  • Zero compromise on performance - get the best resolution performance possible in STED microscopy

We offer unrivaled flexibility in customizing the microscope to your applications

We install your turn-key Abberior STED 775 QUAD scanning nanoscope in your lab including software/handling training.


Sample: nuclear pore complex protein (gp210)
Resolution STED < 25 nm  

Abberior specifications:

  • Pulsed STED laser (775 nm) featuring one super-resolution STED channel
  • Resolution up to 20 nm; Typical resolution < 30 nm
  • Individual upgrade options, e.g. multicolor, 3D-STED, additional STED laser,... and future innovations
  • Manual Olympus IX81 microscope body (or other stand on request)
  • Piezo stage for z scanning
  • Pulsed excitation laser (640 nm)
  • 1-color LED widefield illumination
  • choose between a monochrome widefield camera or an ocular
  • Abberior QUAD scanner: novel scanner design with 4 galvo mirrors provides 4 degrees of freedom for independent position and angle settings; line frequency up to 2 kHz
  • Abberior Patch Panel for interfacing additional custom devices (e.g. lasers etc.)
  • Suitable for superresolution imaging with organic dyes such as Abberior STAR 635P or ATTO 647N
  • Up to 8 time gating channels with <80 ps time resolution
  • Up to 4 pulse-timing channels with <80 ps time resolution
  • Imspector image acquisition and data analysis software (includes smoothing, deconvolution, etc.)

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