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WELCOME TO THE MICROSCOPY CENTER
 
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The Microscopy Center is a research facility available to faculty, graduate students, and outside industry. Centrally located in Billeaud Hall, the multidisciplinary laboratory consists of a twelve room suite containing a full complement of equipment.
 
The Center offers a variety of instruments useful for imaging, structural analysis, and elemental determinations. Our staff can assist with or perform the following analysis.
 
 
  • Light microscopy including fluorescence, Nomarski, and confocal.
  • Atomic force microscopy (AFM)
  • Transmission (TEM) and scanning (SEM) electron microscopy with energy dispersive and x-ray fluorescence, backscatter, and environmental modes.
  • 3 Dimensional modeling
High-resolution digital files are available from most instruments and preparative equipment is on site. A wide variety of samples can be imaged. Our facility has been used by many area businesses in the fields of oil exploration, plastic fiber manufacturing, microencapsulation technology, and metal testing.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Document last revised Thursday, November 10, 2005 10:18 AM

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Electron Microscopy Center, P.O. Box 42451, Lafayette LA 70504
Billeaud Hall, Room 137 · 337/482-5769 · thomas@louisiana.edu