The Buehler Microstructure Calendar is a recognized forum for excellence in this unique area of technical expertise. Publication in the calendar is open to anyone who has achieved a level of excellence in materials preparation. If you would like to submit an entry for the 2021 edition, please do so according to the following guidelines.

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Submit your entry by July 31st, 2021. A $200 honorarium will be awarded for each of the twelve images selected for the 2022 calendar.

    Subject of Photomicrographic:
  • Microstructural details or hardness indents of any metallic, non-metallic, geological or bio-related materials
  • Image must be obtained through the use of a light optical microscope or hardness tester (no SEM or TEM)
  • Image must not be digitally pseudo colored or enhanced
    Image Requirements:
  • The Image must be uniformaly illumintated and have sharp, crisp, in-focus details
  • The image cannot have a scale-bar
  • Digital files MUST be TIF, JPG or BMP and 120dpi (printed size will be 13in x 9in)
  • 8in x 10in [200 x 250mm] up to 11in x 14in [275 x 350mm] color photo prints will also be accepted.
    Send Files Electronically:
  • Attach to form below (25MB max) or contact us at +1 847 295 6500 or email for instructions

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