DIC (Differential Interference Contrast)

Image of a dark grey and black butterfly proboscis on a light grey background

[Butterfly Proboscis (Sample Prep by Dr. Matt Lehnert; Image by Dr. Terri Bruce) Image taken using a Nikon Ti Eclipse inverted microscope (10X Plan Apo objective; NA=0.45; transmitted DIC) and a Photometrics CoolSnap HQ2 High Sensitivity Quantitative Monochrome Camera.]

All microscopes are capable of DIC Imaging.

Multiphoton Microscope

Nikon AZ100 Multizoom

Nikon Eclipse LV/UDM

Nikon Eclipse Ti

Zeiss LSM 510 Confocal