Category Archives: miCube

miCube: 3D super-resolution microscopy

Here the specs: 50k frames, 850k localisations, 6 min for data analysis. Many thanks to Sander Baas, Koen Martens and Arjen Bader, with cells provided by Gert-Jan Bakker and Ben Joosten (both Radboudumc, Nijmegen).

Posted in miCube

News: (Update) miCube: Rethinking modular fluorescence microscopy

Hurrah, we finalised the design of our miCube (V0.1)! Details can be found [here] and include part numbers, CAD-drawings and STL files for CNC machining/milling or 3D printing published under a Creative Common license. Big shout out to Sander Baas … Continue reading

Posted in miCube, news, open access

miCube V0.1: first tests

We finally managed to perform some test experiments and it is looking very promising! We tracked small fluorescent quantum dots (< 5 nm diameter) diffusing in water (20% glycerol) and we were happy to learn that even for such a … Continue reading

Posted in miCube

News: miCube V0.1 prototyping

We just got the very first version from the workshop to test the general design layout. Looks promising. The cube went back to drill and tap a few more holes and to receive a black anodisation.

Posted in miCube, news, open access

Introducing miCube V0.1: Rethinking modular fluorescence microscopy

Update: Follow the link or Twitter (#miCube) for the lastest information. Fluorescence microscopy is an extremely powerful and versatile technique contributing to many areas of the life sciences. Especially variants featuring the ability to monitor single-molecule fluorescence, however, require sophisticated … Continue reading

Posted in miCube, news, open access