Cleaning coverslips


  1. Heat a 20% (v/v) solution of 7x detergent ( on a hot plate until solution is clear, typically solution is 90 °C. WARNING: Do not leave unattended!
  2. Place coverslips (25×25, #1) in a ceramic holder
  3. Immerse coverslips (25×25, #1) in a ceramic holder into solution for 5 minutes
  4. Rinse extensively with ddH2O.
  5. Dry cover slips with N2 gas. Place in container and cover with foil.
  6. Plasma-etch coverslips in UV-ozone chamber (located on 4th floor) for 5 minutes.

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