How to Buy Microscopy Equipment


If you are looking to invest in a microscope, this essential guide provides you with all the information you need to make the right purchasing decisions. Learn about key factors and application considerations for your imaging needs. Plus, read reviews from your peers to help you buy with confidence.

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Choose the best microscopy equipment for your laboratory

How to buy microscopy equipment

In this 8th edition eBook, we present a guide to all the key considerations to help you find the best microscopy equipment to meet your lab’s imaging needs. As well as being used across most life science disciplines, microscopy is now a firmly established analysis tool in materials science where technological advances have made it easier for researchers to study, image and characterize materials than ever before.  

Microscopy technologies and applications are diverse and progressive. This guide provides an overview of the current techniques involved in materials microscopy, key features and important questions to ask yourself before making a purchase. 

Download this free SelectScience how-to-buy eBook to find out more about:

  • The materials revolution in an interdisciplinary world
  • Sample diversity exemplified
  • Light microscopy
  • Electron microscopy
  • Correlative light and electron microscopy

Editor's Picks

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NanoSight LM10 (Malvern Panalytical)

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4 out of 5

“Simple but very smart instrument. Can't go on without it. We have been using NanoSight LM10 for years to quantify extracellular vesicles. It has been ...”
Mei Yieng Chin, Vancouver Prostate Centre

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Incucyte® Live-Cell Analysis Systems (Sartorius Group)

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5 out of 5

“A great and reliable tool for high quality results! The IncuCyte allows high-throughput live cell analysis inside the incubator, essential for reliabl...”
Diana Mihaela Dinca, Imagine Institute

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Leica DMi8 S Inverted Microscope Solution (Leica Microsystems EMEA)

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5 out of 5

“The results were reliable and reproducible. I would definitely recommend it.”
Melvin Rouse, UC San Diego

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ZEISS LSM 800 with Airyscan (ZEISS Research Microscopy Solutions)

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5 out of 5

“Extremely sensitive. Very well resolved images. Fast and reliable. User friendly software. ”
António Temudo, IMM - Instituto de Medicina Molecular

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