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Microscopy is the technical field of using microscopes to view objects and areas of objects that cannot be seen with the naked eye (objects that are not within the resolution range of the normal eye).

Images can be captured with light, electrons and can even provide information on the chemical make-up of the subject.

For more information about our microsopy services, fill out the form below, call 01484 505601 or e-mail

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Optical and Laser Microscopy

Technology: Zeiss SmartZoom 5 and Zeiss SmartProof

Use: Inspection and surface feature measurement. Fault and flaw identification, including micro wear and tear patterns.

Sector: Engineering, forensic diagnostics

Laser Confocal and Biological Inspection Microscopy

Technology: Zeiss LSM880 Laser Confocal microscope and Axio Observer inverted microscope

Use: Biological studies of living systems, bacteria, biofilms and forensic investigations

Sector: Pharmaceutical studies, medicine, bio-systems, forensics

Scanning Electron Microscopy

Technology: Zeiss EVO with Oxford Instruments X-Max EDS

Use: Surface investigation of conductive or coated specimens, including atomic composition using EDS.

Sector: Engineering, biological specimens, fault and flaw identification, heritage, forensic and medical applications.

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