SHINE: Seattle’s Hub for Industry-driven Nanotechnology Education at North Seattle College

  • What is Nanotechnology?

    Nanotechnology is everywhere, but what is it?

  • SEM Evening Class

    Join us for a fun, 3-part class using our Scanning Electronic Microscope!

  • Micro Nano Tech Conference

    The 2015 MNT Conference Proceedings are published!

  • BILT Nano

    Business & Industry Leadership Team for Nanotechnicians Training

  • ASTM Standardization

    A Foundation for Nanotechnology Education!

  • Nanotechnology Video for Program Stakeholders

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A laser scanning confocal microscope is primarily used to image biological samples.

A laser irradiates the sample, and the resulting fluorescent photons are collected to from an image.

Confocal microscopes can take image "slices" which can be stitched together to make a 3D picture.


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