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Stereology Workstation

Stereology Workstation 2020

Using the Zeiss AxioImager A1 light microscope and the software provided, one may trace and analyze branching structures throughout single or serial sections. The SW will also plot and analyze the distribution of cells throughout single or serial sections. Measurements may be made while tracing, and the system includes all modern stereological probes for unbiased measurements (optical fractionator, optical and physical dissector, Cavalieri, cycloids, lines, nucleators, rotator).


  • Optronics MicroFire Progressive Scan CCD
  • CCD Array: large-format 3/4" Color CCD
  • Active Pixels: 1600 x 1200
  • Pixel Size: 7.4 µm square
  • Fluorescence, transmitted brightfield, reflected brightfield & transmitted polarized light capabilities
  • Motorized stage and focus

For additional information about this piece of equipment, see the Calendars, Contacts, and Fees pages.

Primary Contacts
Secondary Contacts
Manufacturer Carl Zeiss, Inc.
Equipment Model AxioImager A1
Location B606 E
Phone Numbers (217) 333-4387, (217) 244-6928, (217) 265-5071, (217) 244-4473 (Room B606E)