Zeiss Axioskop2 Plus is optimised for imaging via transmitted light and fluorescence. It has brightfield, darkfield, differential interference-contrast (DIC) and phase-contrast imaging capabilities.


  • Three colour epifluorescent imaging (UV, green and red excitation)
  • Brightfield, phase contrast, DIC.

Instrument specifications

  • Filter cubes: UV, blue, green and red excitation
  • Objectives: 2.5x — 100x; air and oil immersion
  • Image capture via a Zeiss Axiocam digital camera.