Dr. Walter C. McCrone (1916-2002)

Microscopy students at McCrone Research Institute in Chicago.

Photomicrographs of a selection of single fibers targeted for UV-Vis MSP analysis, illustrating the color fading effects observed through microscopical observation. (Chart courtesy of Patrick Buzzini)

Central-stop dispersion staining of a mixture of glass particles mounted in nD=1.520 Cargille high-dispersion liquid. (McCrone Research Institute)

A microcrystal test for pseudoephedrine with dilituric acid reagent

Sample boards with fabric swatches in position for sunlight exposure in Arizona.

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Inter/Micro 2022

McCrone Research Institute is pleased to announce that the 72nd annual Inter/Micro conference will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 20 – Friday, Sept. 23, 2022 in Chicago.

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McCrone Publications

Microscope Publications (division of McCrone Research Institute, Inc.) publishes The Microscope journal, The Microscope Series monographs, and many other titles.

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McCrone Research

McCrone’s applied research in microscopy and microanalysis addresses problems in the forensic, industrial, air quality, asbestos, environmental, and art conservation sciences.

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