Department of Microstructure and Mechanics of Biomaterials


The expertise of the Microscopy Lab covers various techniques of structure observation, sample preparation and image analysis.


Structure observation:

  • Confocal Scanning Laser Microscope.
  • Atomic Force Microscope.
  • Confocal Raman Microspectroscopy.
  • Traditional Optical Microscopy.

Sample preparation:

  • Sample fixation in resin or paraffin.
  • Cutting with microtome.
  • Cutting of soft samples with vibratome.
  • Staining for fluorescence microscopy.
  • Sample liofilization.
  • Critical point drying.

Image analysis:

  • Image enhancement.
  • Morphological analyses.
  • Image parameterization.

contact: Artur Zdunek