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Swagelok Center for Surface Analysis of Materials demonstrations

The Swagelok Center for Surface Analysis of Materials will hold 30-minute demonstrations of its newest instrument, a Keyence VHX 5000.

example images from Keyence VHX 5000The Keyence VHX 5000 is an all-in-one optical microscope that incorporates observation, image capture and measurement capabilities into one instrument.

All members of the university community are invited to bring samples to the free demonstrations Wednesday, Feb. 1, from 1 to 4 p.m. in White Building, Room 307.

Send a description of your sample to Nanthawan Avishai at to be added to the schedule. To give as many respondents as possible an opportunity to try the microscope, it may be necessary to limit the number of samples per guest.

Learn more about the instrument at