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Zeiss V16 with motorized stage and apotome

Ultramicroscope II

Mesoscope light sheetmicroscope

LSM 780 NLO (C3.211)

Microscope Inverted Zeiss LSM 780 Lasers 1-photon diode 405                                                            (DAPI) Argon 458, 488, 514                                         (CFP, GFP, YFP) HeNe 543                                                … Continue reading


Quick start manual Objectives (See Objective Guide) Plan Apochromat 5x/0.16 EC Plan Neofluar 10x/0.3 Plan Apochromat 10x/0.45 Plan Apochromat 20x/0.8 Plan Apochromat 40x/0.95 Alpha Plan Fluar 100x/1.4 OIL

Collaboration with LiMiF

LiMiF welcomes collaboration with scientists from ULB as well as scientists from other universities. If you wish to inquire about a collaborative project, please contact the Limif staff.    


A list of publications can be found below, in which the Light Microscopy Facility was involved. Facility users are incited to send a copy of their published work, in which an appropriate acknowledgement is present, to the facility staff in … Continue reading


New and returning users should contact Limif staff in order to get training and gain access to the systems of the facility:  New users will be given access to the systems after following adequate training by JM Vanderwinden or M … Continue reading

Booking system

If a user has not logged in within 30 minutes of the start of his/her session, the booking can be cancelled by the platform manager to the benefit of another user. The equipment list currently available on the booking system … Continue reading

Data storage

Users are responsible for the storage of their images and subsequent image analysis. The facility will not guarantee storage and backups of user data. Acquisition systems and workstations are not storage facilities, and images will be periodically deleted from these … Continue reading

House rules

Use of the equipments is restricted to properly trained users (See Training section for more information)   Booking and Login/password are strictly personal.   Notify any cancellation as soon as possible. First remove your booking and then contact the following … Continue reading