Equipment: Zeiss Axioscope 2 MAT Optical Microscope


Axioskop 2 MAT is ideal for: structure analysis, grain size analysis, particle analysis, crack analysis and step height measurement. Camera: AxioCam MR5, AxioVision camera software

Contrasting techniques:

  • Reflected light: Brightfield, darkfield, DIC in linear and circular polarized light, polarization contrast,
  • Transmitted light: Brightfield, darkfield, DIC in linear polarized light, phase contrast, polarization contrast
  • Available objectives: 5X, 10X, 20X, 50X, 100X


FNT 4.106


$30.00 per hour for UT Austin users

$54.00 per hour for external university users

$65.00 per hour for corporate users

Facility User Education

To become a user of this instrument please sign up for the next available NT201 facility user education class. Please contact Dr. Raluca Gearba for specific instrument training. External/Corporate users must contact CNM to setup an account before attending facility user education classes.

NT201 Cleanroom Safety Fee: $27.00


Dr. Raluca Gearba

(512) 471-2589