Optical microscopy

Testing and validation > Microscopy

Description

A fundamental form of sample analysis, optical microscopy uses a series of lenses to focus light that is reflected from or passed through a sample. Various forms of light and magnification can be used to visualise the sample.

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Leica M205A Microscope (UoW)

Optical microscope

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    Image acquisition and analysis

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    General use microscope for inline analysis

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Nikon Instruments LV-100ND (USYD)

Nikon LV-100ND with NIS Software and UV Source

NSW

NSW

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    A manual microscope used for wafer inspection

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    Can accommodate up to 6 inch round wafers

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Nikon Instruments Ti-U (UniSA)

Optical microscope

SA

SA

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    Inverted microscope with reflected and transmitted light source

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    A fully-integrated microscope system for applications including live cell imaging.

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Nikon Instruments A1Rsi (MCN)

Measurement Microscope with camera

VIC

VIC

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    Features a laser light source, galvanal scanner, high-speed resonant scanner and 32 channel PMT spectral detectors to rapidly produce confocal images of cells or thin metal films.

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    Used to provide high-resolution, high-speed and spectral imaging of biological samples and is used in general biomedical research, pharmaceutical research, and materials research.

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Olympus LEXT OLS5000 (UWA)

Optical 3D microscope

WA

WA

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    Provides sub-micron 3D observation/measurement with the ability to compare very rough surface shapes.

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    0.12μm lateral resolution.

    Long working distance objectives.

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