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by houstontx
Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:01 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: What even is this: Plan Apo 40x/1.0 W infinity f=180 unbranded m25 75mm long
Replies: 11
Views: 1118

Re: What even is this: Plan Apo 40x/1.0 infinity f=180 unbranded m25 75mm long

The tube fittings on the bottom ring are probably water inlet/outlet for temperature control. Maybe from an automated wafer inspection scope?
by houstontx
Tue Jan 19, 2021 8:50 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Rotary Microtome
Replies: 2
Views: 759

Re: Rotary Microtome

Don't recognize that model, but the physitemp stage is really cool. I use a similar tabletop leitz freezing microtome hooked up to CO2 and its a pain to use. Good to know theres a retrofit option out there... I also have a ton of 12cm knives from various manufacturers, mostly C type. If you ever nee...
by houstontx
Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:46 pm
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: Olympus BH2 BHS
Replies: 6
Views: 1680

Re: Olympus BH2 BHS

PM Sent thank you
by houstontx
Mon Jan 11, 2021 7:42 pm
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: Olympus BH2 BHS
Replies: 6
Views: 1680

Re: Olympus BH2 BHS

HI yes I have multiple available but hoping to ship to US only.
by houstontx
Sun Jan 10, 2021 11:03 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Sea Urchin Spines SEM
Replies: 9
Views: 1486

Re: Sea Urchin Spines SEM

Pau,

Good idea, it would be tricky yes but layering or using just the color channel over the sem image could work, no idea how to do it. Not good at photoshop or similar, but I'm realizing its something I need to learn.
by houstontx
Thu Jan 07, 2021 4:32 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Sea Urchin Spines SEM
Replies: 9
Views: 1486

Re: Sea Urchin Spines SEM

Hi Rik these were dehydrated in ethanol, dried further with supercritical CO2 (critical point drying) and sputter coated with a Gold/Palladium alloy.

They were the typical purple and white urchin color before sample prep. Still trying to figure out how to add the color back in...
by houstontx
Thu Jan 07, 2021 3:16 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Sea Urchin Spines SEM
Replies: 9
Views: 1486

Re: Sea Urchin Spines SEM

Thanks! I realize now I should clarify: top photo shows the spines as found, the 2nd pic is a spine cross section ( seen out of focus in top left of first pic)
by houstontx
Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:39 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Sea Urchin Spines SEM
Replies: 9
Views: 1486

Sea Urchin Spines SEM

Sea Urchin Spines found in tidal pool sediment. Very small probably about 0.25-0.5mm across and 3-4mm long
by houstontx
Tue Dec 22, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Afocal Leica SM-LUX Project
Replies: 19
Views: 2410

Re: Afocal Leica SM-LUX Project

I have one of these photo tube assemblies for sale with the correct 10x eyepiece (red dot) if you are interested I can send some pics.
by houstontx
Sat Dec 19, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Rotifer: Squatinella mutica
Replies: 5
Views: 952

Re: Rotifer: Squatinella mutica

i honestly think someone must have seen rotifers and used them as the inspiration for many of the evil flying squid robots in the Matrix movies. Great shots.
by houstontx
Fri Dec 18, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Christmas Tree Crystals
Replies: 16
Views: 2589

Re: Christmas Tree Crystals

Love them all but the first one is great! Tis the season!
by houstontx
Thu Dec 17, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: What you wanted see in Scanning Electron Microscope?
Replies: 110
Views: 36301

Re: What you wanted see in Scanning Electron Microscope?

Interesting, thanks for the link. New images look great!
by houstontx
Thu Dec 17, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Diatom and Integrated Circuit
Replies: 0
Views: 1450

Diatom and Integrated Circuit

Both samples cleaned with sulfuric acid. Diatom imaged on olympus bh2 at 200x DIC, Circuit imaged on Zeiss Photomicroscope 200x INKO. Both about 10 image stacks, sharpened in gimp.
Leica DMIRBE Med Chip 10 StackRESIZE.jpg
by houstontx
Wed Dec 16, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: What you wanted see in Scanning Electron Microscope?
Replies: 110
Views: 36301

Re: What you wanted see in Scanning Electron Microscope?

How do you color? Photoshop by hand or a script/program?

Thanks
by houstontx
Sun Nov 15, 2020 12:38 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Marine Diatom ID 4000x
Replies: 1
Views: 1125

Marine Diatom ID 4000x

Hi can anyone ID this diatom found in filtered seawater? Sample collected off Malibu CA. Unfortunatley the filter used did not allow for good digital images. Therefore this was taken directly from the SEM screen with phone camera. Thanks!