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Facilities

Interference Contrast Microscopy

Interference contrast microscopy uses polarised light to increase the contrast on transparent samples with topographical and optical density variations.

Instrumentation

Leitz Laborlux 12 ME with standard Brightfield and Interferance contrast capabilities. Fitted with a Leica DFC420 Camera, PC controlled.

Software

Leica LAS Reticule; displays customised reticules on live and captured images.

Operation

Magnification: 50X to 500X
Recticule resolution:2 microns

Microscopy system

Sample projects