Light and stereomicroscopy Overview Surface Analytics

System: Inverse light microscope Leica DMI5000 M / Stereomicroscope Leica M205A

Macro and microscopic documentation of all types of specimens.

Useful tips:

Suitable samples: Solids, powders, grindings
Sample specifications:
  • max. 20 x 20 cm (stereomicroscopy)
  • plane objects with minimal roughness or topography (light microscope)
  •  visible specimen diameter max. 32 mm (light microscope)

Light microscopy:

  • Incident light, transmitted light, bright and dark field, polarization, differential interference contrast (DIC), digital image management system, image analysis system (determination of area fractions)
  • Magnification: 50x - 1000x
  • Multifocus device


  • Magnification: 8x - 100x
  • Transmitted light imaging with polarization device
  • Multifocus device


Light microscopy

  •     Materials: metals, ceramics, minerals, polymers; inorganic and organic objects
  •     metal structures, grain sizes


  •     Materials: metals, ceramics, minerals, polymers etc.
  •     Damage analyses
  •     Particle analyses


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