Dr. Walter C. McCrone (1916-2002)

McCrone classrooms and laboratories

Photomicrograph shows feathery crystals formed by a microcrystal test for cocaine. (McCrone Research Institute)

Nicole McAllister of RJ Lee Group presents her research on talc characterization at Inter/Micro 2015 in Chicago.

Polylactic acid (PLA) fibers viewed in crossed polars after being exposed to composted conditions for 104 weeks.

Microcrystal test for BZP (1-Benzylpiperazine)


McCrone courses range from basic to specialized microscopy, focusing on a variety of fields and applications.

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Inter/Micro is an international microscopy conference. Inter/Micro 2016 will be held in Chicago on June 6-10.

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Microscope Publications publishes The Microscope journal, The Microscope Series monographs and many other titles.

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McCrone’s applied research is currently addressing problems in forensic, industrial, environmental and conservation sciences.

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