Laboratory for Microscopy

Investigations

  • Sedimentological, petrographic and microfacies analyses on all kinds of covered and uncovered thin sections and polished sections with transmitted and incident light

Equipment

  • Microscope Olympus BX-53 (Material), set up for transmitted and incident light observations, polarization, fluorescence, darkfield, DIC, phase contrast, Digicam Olympus DP-74, Märzhäuser scanning stage and image analysis-software Olympus Stream
  •  Microscope Olympus BX-53 (Bio), set up for transmitted light observations, fluorescence, polarization, Digicam Olympus DP-72, Märzhäuser scanning stage and image analysis software Olympus cellSens
  • Macrozoom microscope Nikon AZ-100M with scanning stage, transmitted light with polarization and fluorescence, Digicam Nikon DS-Fi1c and image analysis software NIS Elements
  • Macroscope Leica Wild "M 420" with transmitted light base for polarization and darkfield observation, Leica Digicam DFC 480
  • Petrographic microscope ZEISS “Axiophot” pol with Digicam “Axiocam 412 color”
  • 2 petrographic microscopes ZEISS "Jenapol", set up for transmitted and incident light observations and polarization
  • Petrographic microscope ZEISS “Axioplan” with transmitted light
  • Petrographic microscope ZEISS “Axioskop” with transmitted light and polarization
  • 2 petrographic microscopes ZEISS "Axiolab" with transmitted light
  • Stereoscopic microscope Nikon "SMZ-U" with transmitted light base for polarization and dark field illumination
  • 2 stereoscopic microscopes Leica Wild "MZ-6"
  • Stereoscopic microscope Leica Wild "M3Z" with transmitted light base and polarization
  • Cathodoluminescence device CITL 8200 MK3 (cold cathode) on microscope ZEISS "Amplival"
  • Flatbed-Scanner Canon "Epson Perfection V750 Pro" with slide-scan option for thin section scans under transmitted light and polarization
  • Foto bench: motorized desktop photo-bench for drill cores and single objects, with smartscan software (smartcube® GmbH) for Microsoft Windows. Height-adjustable camera stand and two daylight flashlights with polarizing filters, full-format camera Canon EOS 5D with Canon Macro EF 100mm f/2.8

Contact

Scientist
Dr. Jens Mingram
Climate Dynamics and Landscape Evolution
Telegrafenberg
Building C , Room 323
14473 Potsdam
+49 331 288-1334
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