Acoustics and optics for nanosciences and quantum physics – Optical microscopes

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A platform is dedicated to optical prospecting and spectral characterization of samples of structured or disordered media in the fields of mineralogy, biomimicry and biomedical research. This place is equipped with three main microscopes, two of which allow the taking of images and film, with the possibility of programming mosaic shots of large samples and 3D reconstruction of non-planar samples. They also work with transmission or reflection lighting, light/dark background and fluorescence.

Keyence VHX-5000 Digital Optical Microscope

Microscope optique

This device is equipped with an orientable observation system, a controller and console, two objectives:

– ultra-compact high-performance zoom lens with variable optical magnification (20x-200x)

– dual illumination zoom lens with variable optical magnification (250x-2500x)



Optical Microscope BX61 Olympus

Microscope optique BX61 Olympus

The BX61 is specially designed to work with the Olympus laser-based autofocus unit. With accurate focusing and active tracking, users can speed up routine inspections. Additional parameters such as illumination level, lens selection and aperture adjustment can be set using push buttons on the microscope frame, a keyboard or via the PC. A variety of motorized modules, including attachments and projectors, are available to provide complete flexibility in the configuration of this system. A spectrophotometer can be associated with this microscope for spectral characterization.

Optical microscope BX51 Olympus + spectrophotometer

Microscope optique BX51 Olympus + spectrophotomètre

Microscope with a vertical type frame capable of producing fluorescence illumination by episcopic or diascopic optical pathways. It includes a halogen source, a 300t/mm grating spectrometer connected to an analysis box.



Contacts : Serge Berthier, Willy Daney de Marcillac