College of Science and Engineering

Optical microscopy

The AMC has an optical microscopy suite which contains a variety of instruments which are available for the optical examination of materials. These range from low power stereo zoom microscopes to high power reflected and transmitted light instruments.

Optical Microscopy Techniques Available:

  • Brightfield Microscopy
  • Darkfield Microscopy
  • Phase Contrast Microscopy
  • Polarised Light Microscopy

For further information on access to any of the instruments please contact:

Professor Sarah Gabbott - Director of the Advanced Microscopy Centre 
Department of Engineering University of Leicester 
Leicester, LE1 7RH 
Tel: +44(0)116 252 3636

For industry enquiries please contact:

Mr Vinay Patel - Advanced Microscopy Centre Manager 
Department of Engineering 
Tel: +44(0)116 229 7330

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