Optical Microscopes

optical microscope

Equipment Description:
Optical Microscopes

Manufacturers:
Olympus and Nikon

Model:
Various

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Information and Usage:

The fabrication facility offers 5 microscopes for inspection of parts during various steps in the fabrication process. They all have yellow filters for lithography inspection. Several have bright field-dark field capability. One of the Olympus scopes and both Nikon scopes have Nomarski mode for viewing defects and surface features. Objectives range from 2.5x to 150x. All of the microscopes have ProgRes digital cameras for live view and image capture on a Mac-platform. The camera software contains on-picture measurement, white balancing, resolution, and other image manipulation options. Live view is best done in the VGA mode. Pictures are all stored digitally.

 

Equipment Specifications:

  • Bright field and dark field modes
  • Yellow filters for lithography inspection
  • Nomarski mode for surface features and defects
  • Magnification objectives from 2.5x to 150x
  • ProgRes digital cameras for live viewing and image capture

 

Contact Information:

For additional information regarding the microscopes or if you would like to inquire about using the UCSB Nanofabrication Facility, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  using the telephone number or e-mail address below. 


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Technical and educational staff services are possible through the generosity of the National Science Foundation through support via the NNIN.