• Glass Bottom Dish<sup> 35 mm</sup>
  • Glass Bottom Dish<sup> 35 mm</sup>

Glass Bottom Dish 35 mm

A 35 mm cell imaging dish with a glass bottom, suitable for cell culture and fluorescence microscopy

  • High quality imaging with a glass coverslip bottom (# 1.5)
  • Excellent optical properties for high resolution microscopy
  • Very low autofluorescence
  • Available in boxes with 20x10 pieces or 80x10 pieces

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Cat. No. Description Pcs./Box
81218-200 Glass Bottom Dish 35 mm: Ø 35 mm, high wall (2 ml volume), # 1.5 (170 μm -10 µm / + 20 μm) D 263 M Schott glass, sterilized 200
81218-800 Glass Bottom Dish 35 mm: Ø 35 mm, high wall (2 ml volume), # 1.5 (170 μm -10 µm / + 20 μm) D 263 M Schott glass, sterilized 800


  • Cultivation and high resolution microscopy of cell cultures
  • Sensitive fluorescence analysis (e.g., FRET, FRAP, FLIM, and TIRF)
  • Live cell imaging
  • Immunofluorescence microscopy with fixed samples

Technical Features:

  • Petri dish with a 35 mm diameter standard format
  • Cover glass bottom made from D 263 M Schott glass with a thickness of 170 µm (- 10 µm / + 20 µm)
  • Tissue culture imaging dish
  • Packed in sleeves with 10 pieces
  • E-Beam sterilized

Please note:
The uncoated glass coverslip may require coating to promote cell attachment.



Diameter dish 35 mm
Volume 2 ml
Growth area 3.14 cm2
Coating area using
400 μl
3.7 cm2
observation area
20 mm
Height with/without lid  11.7 mm / 9.9 mm
Bottom Glass Coverslip No. 1.5,
170 µm (-10 µm/ + 20 µm)

Detailed Comparison ibidi Dishes 35 mm

  µ-Dish 35 mm, high
(Polymer Coverslip, ibiTreat / Uncoated)
81156, 81151
µ-Dish 35 mm, high
Glass Bottom

Glass Bottom Dish 35 mm

Bottom Thickness 180 µm (+10/-5 µm) 170 µm (+/-5 µm) 170 µm (+20/-10 µm)
Bottom Material #1.5 Polymer coverslip
#1.5H glass coverslip
(D 263 M Schott high precision glass)
#1.5 glass coverslip
(D 263 M Schott high precision glass)
Lid Lid lock for minimal evaporation and safe handling Lid lock for minimal evaporation and safe handling Standard
Surfaces ibiTreat (tissue culture treated),
Uncoated (hydrophobic)
Uncoated glass Uncoated glass
Gas permeable Yes No No
Packaging Sterile, single-packed Sterile, single-packed Sterile, packed at 10 pcs.
Quantity 60 pcs./box 60 pcs./box 200/800 pcs./box
Free Sample Yes Yes Yes

Microscopy Applications:

High resolution microscopy1
Confocal + + +
Brightfield, Phase Contrast, DIC + + +
Widefield Fluorescence + + +
TIRF - + -
Super-Resolution microscopy2
STED, STORM, etc.  - + -

Optical Properties:

Refractive Index
(nD 589 nm)
1.52 1.52 1.52
Abbe number 55 56 56
Autofluorescence Low Low Low
Transmission Very high (even ultraviolet) High (ultraviolet restrictions) High (ultraviolet restrictions)
Birefringence (DIC) Low (DIC compatible)3 Low (DIC compatible)3 Low (DIC compatible)3


1High resolution microscopy = high magnification (40x - 100x) and high resolution microscopy including widefield or confocal techniques (e.g., brightfield, DIC, fluorescence). The resolution is limited to ~200 nm by the diffraction limit. Does not include Super-Resolution.
Resolution is described as a function to discriminate 2 dots from each other; it is dependent on wavelength and numerical aperture. It is physically limited by Abbe’s law which can only be overcome by Super-Resolution microscopy.

2Super-Resolution microscopy = additional resolution by overcoming the diffraction limit with 63x - 100x oil immersion objectives. Super-Resolution provides a resolution below 200 nm, down to 5-20nm by computational (PALM, SIM, STORM, RESOLVED) and one optical Super-Resolution technology (STED). TIRF is not a Super-Resolution technology.

³DIC Compatibility = The lids are not DIC compatible. Special glass DIC Lids for the µ-Dishes are available separately.

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