Advanced Imaging core technology unit - Queen's University Belfast

Advanced imaging Unit provides professional services related to the optic and electron microscopy and image processing to internal and external researchers. Advanced imaging instruments can visualize fixed , live tissue, semiconductors, polymers, nanoparticles or nanocomposites. Image analysis using software’s equipped with artificial intelligence algorithms and high-performance computers are available in the unit to accurately quantify recorded images.

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Imaging Platforms 

Keywords - Light Microscopy: Superresolution microscopy, Live cell imaging, Gated-STED, TCSPC-FLIM, Confocal microscopy, Widefield microscopy, TIRF, Multi-photon microscopy
Keywords - Electron Microscopy: Transmission EM, Electron tomography


Keywords - Biological: Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Plant Biology, Microbiology, Histology/Pathology, Neurobiology, Immunobiology, Bio-materials, Food 
Keywords - Physical Sciences: Bioengineering & Biomaterials, Corrosion/Oxidation, Semiconductors & Opotoelectronics, Geology/Mineralogy, Optical & Photonic Materials and Devices, Metallurgy/Alloy development, Electron optics, Functional oxides, Nanomaterials, Composites, Polymers & organic electronics 


Sample Preparation 

Keywords - Biological: Resin embedding, Serial sectioning, Ultrathin 

Data Analysis 

Keywords - Software: ImageJ, Imaris, FLIMfit, Fiji, Matlab 


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Point of Contact

Advanced Imaging core technology unit - Queen's University Belfast
97 Lisburn Road
Belfast , BT9 7BL , N. Ireland, UK

Ileana Micu and Ryan Delaney 

Tel: +44 (0)28 9097 6120

Email: [email protected]

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