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FSK3514 Super Resolution Microscopy 3.0 credits

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus FSK3514 (Autumn 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Acquired hands-on experience regarding the superesolution techniques.

Present and critically discuss own scientific work and how to apply super resolution fluorescence microscopy in individual research projects.

Intended learning outcomes

Aquire extended knowhow on how all superresolution techniques work (SIM, STED, dSTORM, PALM) and how to apply them in biological research (pros & cons).

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Registered PhD-student together with submission of research plan (ALM access form)

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Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • INL1 - Assignment, 3.0 credits, grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Grading scale: P/F

Other requirements for final grade

Written take-home assignment of writing a research plan (3-4 pages) where superresolution microscopy is applied to solve a relevant question based on the acquired knowledge during the course sessions

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web FSK3514

Offered by

SCI/Applied Physics

Main field of study

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Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Hans Blom 070-6882997

Supplementary information


Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at SCI/Applied Physics