The Department of Biology at the TU Darmstadt owns different microscopes for advanced light and electron microscopy. Both departmental and group owned microscopes are listed here. The microscopes are open to others depending on availability. Furthermore, knowledge on methods, applications and image analysis is available (see below).

Instrument List
A list of microscopes available at the FB10 with their components, contact persons and booking options.

Principles & Applications (Cardoso Lab)
Background information on light microscopy, methods and applications.
Links to external sources and expertise within the FB.

Booking System
The centrally available instruments within the FB10 are managed by the PPMS booking system. Here you can access the booking system to request an account or to book an instrument. Note: In order to use the PPMS system you need to register first (from the next site) and contact Tobias Meckel or Alexander Rapp.

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German Bioimaging Project

We are associated with the German Bioimaging Project an extensive collaborative infrastructure providing access to state of the light microscopy instruments and techniques.


If you want to add something to this site, have corrections or updates or if you want to add your microscope to the list, please contact Alexander Rapp: