APPLIED OPTICAL MICROSCOPY #C98-11
SEPTEMBER 21-25, 1998
What It's About: This course, the first in a series, provides the foundation for advanced optical microscopy applications and training. Subjects addressed will include: sample selection and preparation; microscope specifications, selection and set-up; design and layout of microscopy spaces; function and use; imaging and protomicrography; specialized techniques and limits of material identification; documentation and analysis; and introduction to specialized applications, e.g. archaeobotany, ceramics, coating materials, natural fibers, metals and wood.
Who Should Attend: This course is tailored to those interested in basic microscopic techniques, sample preparation, documentation and identification of materials from museums or archaeological contexts.
Instructors: Dr. Harry A. Alden, Microscopist, along with other SCMRE staff and representatives from sample preparation and microscope companies.
Course Fee: $500.00 per person
Enrollment: 10 participants
Time: Daily, 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Deadline: August 1, 1998
Location: Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education, Museum Support Center
For Information: Francine T. Lewis 301-238-3700 x102
To apply: Please fill out course registration form.