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Abbott Laboratories - Scanning Probe Microscopy

Askland Scientific - Quality instruments for diagnostic and laboratory services, California based.

Amateur Microscopy - forum for exchanging microscopy information and photomicrographs

Ames Research Center, NASA - Biocomputation Center

ANL - Microscopy and Microanalysis WWW Server

Antwerp, University of - Centre for Electron Microscopy for Materials Research

Argonne National Laboratory - Microscopy and Microanalysis WWW, Argonne National Laboratory

ARS Machina - visual history/timeline of microscope developments

Auburn University - Stephen C Kempf 

Australian National University - Electron Microscopy Unit, Australian National University 

A-Z Microscopes - brief timeline of the microscope

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Basel University - From bones to atoms: Imaging nature across dimension

BeBusinessed - Resource Guide Microscopes on a Budget

Billings Collection - The Billings Microscope Collection at the National Museum of Health and Medicine in DC

Boerhaave National Museum of the History of Science and Medicine (Leiden) - microscope collection

Bowling Green State University - Algal Microscopy and Image Digitization Home Page

British Columbia, University of - 3-D Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopy 

Bump Reveal's - Microscope Resources for Kids Guide

Brunel Microscopes - Brunel Microscopes

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California State University:
Electron optics and microanalysis
Prosobranchia gastropod image

Cambridge, University of - Bernie Breton - Cambridge University Engineering Department

Canadian Association of Palynologists - Home page

Capovani Brothers - wide variety of used microscopes for sale

Cardiff University - Diatom and desmid identification site

Centre for Electron Microscopy (CIME) - Home Page

Centre for Scientific Computing - CSC Visualization Group, Visualizations and Animations done at CSC

CMPMedica's Diagnostic Imaging Site - Molecular Imaging

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Delft University of Technology - Particle Optics Research Group

Dino-lite Digital Microscope - USB Digital Microscope and Mobile Scope software

DVC Company - DVC Company

Steve Durr's Web site - An introduction to photomicrography with many good photos of protozoa, algae and bacteria

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East Anglia, University of - Gmmc, Geotechnical Microanalysis and Micromorphology Centre 

Ecole Polytechnique Fdrale de Lausanne - Welcome to the homepage of the Group for Nanomechanics: Spectroscopy and Imaging

Edge 3-D - Imaging High end high power 3-D Microscopy

Electron Microscopy Yellow Pages - links to electron microcopy sites

Electrophoresis Simultation - from Rochester Institute of Technology

Elettra Synchrotron Radiation Facility - Elettra Synchrotron Radiation Facility 

Energy Beam Sciences Inc - Energy Beam Sciences Inc 

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Fisher Scientific - Catalogue of supplies

Florida State University - Microscapes - Images from the microscope 

Florida, University of - Electron Microscopy Core Laboratory

Frank Fox - personal micro-and macro photography site

Foldscope - optical microscope designed by Standford Univ assembled from a punched sheet of cardstock, capable of 2000x

Frascati Centre for Nuclear Research - Istituto di Struttura della Materia del CNR

Freiburg University - Images of the Drosophila Nervous System

Fritz-Haber-Institut - Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

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Gatan Inc - Gatan, Welcome 

GEK Inc - GEK Inc

The Gemmary's:
Main Website
Antique Scientific Instrument Forum

George - large collection of vintage microscopes, other instruments and photomicrographs from the MSSC membership

Golub Collection - USC Berkeley's collection of antique microscopes from the 18th and 19th centuries

Goteborg University - Presentation of current projects at MedNet

Great Lakes - catalog of the inventory of diatoms of the Laurentian Great Lakes of North America

Groningen, University of - University of Groningen Department of Chemistry - Electron Microscopy Group

Guelph, University of - Welcome to the Botany Department, University of Guelph 

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Harvard University - Harvard Medical School - Campus Services Machine Shop

Hawaii, University of:
Biological Electron Microscope Facility
University of Hawaii, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology

Hitachi Instruments Inc - Hitachi Instruments 

Huygens Titan - Cataloguing software. Index, search, view, and annotate and organize all (microscopic) images on any file storage location. Not an image database per se, but rather indexes files from existing databases, or that are saved in an unorganized manner. 

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IBM Almaden Research Center - IBM, The Visualization Lab, Scanning Tunneling Microscopy

IBM Kiosk for Education (IKE) - Higher Ed Images

Illinois, University of:
Center for Microanalysis of Materials
Electron Microscope Facility
The Fractal 'Microscope'

Indiana University - Paleolimnology & Diatom Home Page

Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow - Electron Microscopy Unit 

Institute of Food Research - Scanning Probe Microscopy Home Page

Institute and Museum of the History of Science, Florence, Italy - online microscope exhibition

Interface Analysis Centre - Interface Analysis Centre

Iowa State University - Iowa State University, Materials Science and Engineering, Scanning Electron Microscopy 

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Jeol USA Inc - Welcome to JEOL USA, Inc

J & H Microscope Service, Inc - Home Page

Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions - Microscope Facility 

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine - Welcome to Jan Hoh's Laboratory 

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Klaus Kemp - Diatoms

Keele University - Electron Microscopy Unit

Kochi University - Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Kochi University 

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Laboratoire de Minralogie-Cristallographie - Minralogie-Cristallographie Paris - Welcome to the LMCP's WWW server. 

Lancaster, University of - The Scanning Probe Microscopies Laboratory

Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory:
Imaging and Distributed Computing Group

National Center for Electron Microscopy

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - X-ray tomographic microscopy 

Leica AG - Leica

Light Microscopy Forum - light microscopy photos and links

Liverpool University - High performance field emission scanning transmission electron microscope (STEM): VG601UX at Liverpool

Loes Modderman's photomicrogrpahy site.

London, University of - Birkbeck College, Department of Crystallography Home Page

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitt Mnchen - Scanning Probe Microscopy of DNA Molecules

Lund University - Lund University, Electron Microscopy Unit at the Medical faculty 

Lundy Collection - The Lundy Antique Microscope Collection at Technical Instruments

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Madrid, Universidad Autonoma de - Microscope 3D Data Base

Manchester University:
Confocal Microscope Facility
Dr. Nick Heyes

Massachusetts, University of - Research Facilities 

Max-Planck-Institut fr Biochemie - Electron Microscopy, Max-Planck-Institut fr Biochemie 

MD Scientific - MD Scientific

MeCan Imaging Inc- suppliers of microscopes and accessories. Website also includes advice on how to setup your camera and microscopes to use with their adapters

Media Cybernetics LP - Welcome to Media Cybernetics' Home Page

Jeroen Meeusen - collection of Nachet microscopes

Melbourne, University of - Welcome to the Diffraction Physics Research Laboratory 

Materials Analytical Services - Materials Analytical Services 

Metal Ravne d.o.o. - Welcome to the Home Page of the SEM-EDS Laboratory at Metal Ravne d.o.o. in the Slovenia

Olaf Medenbach -site covering optical crystallography, petrographic microscopy, spindle stage – universal stage, instrument design and antique mineralogical instruments

Michigan, University of:
Electron Microscopy Society
Microbeam Analysis Laboratory
Materials and Microcharacterization WWW Pages

MicroDataware - Welcome to MicroDataware

MicroLinks! - interesting links into the Micro-World

Microscope Historical Society Journal - Home page

Microscopical Society of Canada - Home page

Microscopy Info:
Guide to Microscopes and Microscopy, an annotated listing of websites
Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy and 2 Photon

Microscopy Online - Microscopy Online

Microscopy Society of America - home page

Microscopy-UK - home page
MICSCAPE online magazine - Bringing our World a Little Closer
Pond Life Identification Kit

MicroWorld Resources and News - MicroWorld Resources and News 

Minnesota, University of - BOB, 3-D Graphics Software

Mississippi State University - Electron Microscope Center

Missouri, University of - UM-StL Scanned Tip and Electron Image Lab

Modern Microscopy - a free web journal for the professional microscopist, managed by the staff of The McCrone Group, Westmont, Illinois.

Molecular Dynamics - Confocal Microscopy

Molecular Expressions Microscopy Primer
Introduction to Microscopy
How to Setup A Microscope

Molecular Imaging Corporation - Welcome to Molecular Imaging!

Montreal, University of - Protist images, University of Montreal

Moody Medical Library - collection of historical microscopes

Museum of Paleontology, University of California:
Microfossil type collection
Other microbial collections

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Nanoprobes Inc - Welcome to the Nanoprobes WWW Site

NanoTools - NanoTools: The Homebrew STM Page

Naples, University of - Museum of the Physics Department, Historical microscopes

National Coordination Office for High Performance Computing and Communications - Remote microscopy

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health - Differential Surface Composition Analysis by Multiple-Voltage Electron Beam X-Ray Spectroscopy

National Institute of Standards and Technology - Microbeam compositional mapping (NIST)

Nebraska, University of - Center for Materials Research and Analysis

P. S. Neeley- detailed site on AO Spencer microscopes

New York University Medical Center - Home Page

Nissei Sangyo Canada, Inc - Home Page

Nottingham, University of - Laboratory of Biophysics and Surface Analysis 

North Carolina - Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine - Microscopy Services Laboratory

Northwestern University - HREM and Surface Structure Facility 

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Office of Energy Research, United States Department of Energy - Facilities 

Oklahoma, University of - Samuel Roberts Noble Electron Microscopy Laboratory

On Closer Inspection - Tom Webster's web site helping us to enjoy the fascinating world of photomicrography. Also includes a gallery of Jim Solliday's work.

Oncor Inc - Oncor Imaging Products

Open University - Virtual Microscope

Optical Society of America - OSA OpticsNet 

Oris Collection of Microscopes - Oris 

Oregon, University of:
ALEX: SPM Image Analysis Matlab Toolbox
Electron Microprobe Facility, Geological Sciences
The Zebrafish Book - A guide for the laboratory use of zebrafish Danio (Brachydanio) rerio

Oulu University - Institute of Electron Optics 

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Park Scientific Instruments - Park Scientific Instruments

Penn State University - STM in the Weiss Group 

PGT- Princeton Gamma-Tech - Welcome to PGT - Princeton Gamma-Tech

Philips Electron Optics - Philips Electron Optics

Photomacrography.net - a resource for photomacrography imagery and information (sister site to Amateur Photography)

PiXISION Inc - Differential Hysteresis Processing Technology, PiXISION Inc.

Postal Microscopic Society - home page

Purdue University:
Nanoscale physics 
Purdue University Cytometry Laboratories Overview

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Queensland, University of - Nanoworld

Queen's University - Animal virus images 

Quekett Microscopical Club - The Quekett Microscopical Club

Quill Digital and Photo-Graphics - CELLS alive! 

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RetroDiode - designer and manufacturer of the LED retrofit kits for vintage microscopes

Rice University - Croneis Electron Microprobe & X-Ray Laboratories

Rothamsted Experimental Station - Plant virus images

Royal Institute of Technology - Welcome to Physics IV - Physical Measurement and Data Processing 

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SCANDEM, The Scandinavian Society for Electron Microscopy - Home page

Scientific Instrument Commission - scientific instrument trade catalogs

Scientific, Medical and Mechanical Antiques - Home Page

Scientific Volume Imaging BV - developers of the develop the Huygens software which is used for deconvolution, visualization and analysis of microscopic images. They also have a great support section providing background information on 3D microscopy and deconvolution.

Scott Scientific - Scott Scientific

Michael Shaw's - Custom Rheinberg Filters and how to make them

SKS Science - labware, containers and more

Smithsonian Institution
National Museum of Natural History's Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) lab - great collection of images
Scientific Trade Catalogs for Microscopes
National Zoological Park's MICROSCOPE CAM, operational from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Eastern Time

Barry Sobel's - Antique Microscopce site www.microscope-antiques.com

Soquelec Ltd - Soquelec On-Line

Southern Illinois University - Center for Electron Microscopy

Southwest Museum of Engineering, Communications and Computation - Micro-Links

SPI Supplies/Structure Probe Inc - Welcome to Structure Probe, Inc. - SPI Supplies/Structure Probe

Stanford University:
Scanning force microscopy, voltage measurements
Volpack, Volume Rendering Software Library

State University of New York:
Multidimensional microscopies and maize structures
Volvis - Volume Visualization System
X-ray microscopy

Sydney, University of - Welcome to the EM Unit 

Swammerdam, Jan - Mathew Cobb's site on Jan Swammerdam.

Swift Instruments Inc - Swift Instruments Inc, Home Page for Educators

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology - Laboratory for Electron Microscopy

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Tasmania, University of - Central Science Lab 

Texas University Medical Branch - Blocker History of Medicine Microscope Collection

That Gunk On Your Car - A Unique Guide to Insects in The United States

Timo Mappes, Karlsruhe, Germany - excellent photo collection of microscopes and related instruments

Tohoku University:
IMR Sakurai laboratory (STM Group)
Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Sakurai Laboratory

Tokyo, University of - Welcome to Nanometer-scale Manufacturing Science Laboratory

TopoMetrix - Welcome to the TopoMetrix Home Page 

TrippNT Inc - TrippNT, Inc.

Tuebingen, University of - Electron Holography (Prof. Lichte) Working Beyond the Point Resolution Limit 

Tufts University - Jamie Larsen, Verde Valley School, Science Education Projects in Development at the Wright Center - Tufts University 

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Van Vleck's American Artifacts
Antique microscopes
19th Century Microscope Makers

Virtual Laboratories - Welcome to Virtual Laboratories!

Virtual Museum of the History of Mineralogy - home page  

Virtual Museum of Microscopy - home page

Vital Images Inc - Vital Images, Inc. 

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Wales, University of - Department of Haematology : UWCM

WARD'S Natural Science Establishment, Inc. - home page

Washington, University:
Biomedical Engineering Resources

Wild Heerbrugg M20 Microscope site - home page

Wisconsin, University:
Communicating Information about Virus Structure and Biology Via the World Wide Web
Integrated Microscopy Resource

Allan Wissner - antique microscope collector

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Xerox PARC - Nanotechnology

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Yale University:
Center for Cell Imaging
Neuroengineering and Neuroscience Center

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