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Polarized light microscope

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Contact details

Picken, Stephen
Applied Sciences (TNW), ChemE / Advanced Soft Matter
Julianalaan 136, 2628BL Delft
Tel : +31 (0)15 27 86946
E-mail : s.j.picken@tudelft.nl
Website : Not available

General Information

Instrument:

Polarized light microscope

Description

A microscope that utilizes polarized light to form a highly magnified image of an object.

Location:

Faculty of Applied Sciences, Julianalaan 136, 2628 BL Delft

Key words:

polarized, petragraphic, characterisation, microstructure, polarisation, microscopy

Main application:

Polarized light microscopy is a useful method to generate contrast in birefringent specimens and to determine qualitative and quantitative aspects of crystallographic axes present in various materials.

Instrument specification

Brand:
Nikon

Type:
Eclipse E600 Pol

Supported by a Mettler Toledo FP900 hot stage.