ZEISS VivaTome



VivaTome is the solution of choice when expanding your microscope system to observe dynamic processes in living samples. The technology behind VivaTome is as innovative as it is efficient: for the first time the speed of the spinning disk was combined with the light efficiency of structured illumination.


  • Artifact-free optical sections of dynamic processes 
  • High temporal resolution 
  • Optimal signal-to-background-ratio 
  • Simultaneous sectioned and widefield images 
  • Simple white light source as illumination 
  • Flexible choice of excitation wavelengths 
  • Compatible with many Carl Zeiss microscope stands 
  • Easy to use 
  • Driven by AxioVision 
  • Integration in multimodal systems 




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