Recently, Abberior Instruments developed an Expo STED demonstrator for teaching and illustration purposes. This microscope closely models our Expert Line in appearance and simulates various STED experiments by software. In contrast to our real microscopes, its optics cover is made of transparent glass in order to allow an unrestricted view of the optical arrangement of the microscope, including the beam path, which is lined out with hazard-free laser sources. A touch pad allows controlling the parameters for superresolution imaging, i.e. individual laser powers, type of sample etc.

One of our Expo STED demonstrators was on display at the nobel laureate exhibition in Göttingen from December 11th, 2016 till May 28, 2017. The exhibition highlighted Stefan Hell’s story of winning the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2014.

For more information on the exhibiton see https://www.uni-goettingen.de/en/547408.html