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Basic Concepts and Formulas in Microscopy

Basic Concepts and Formulas in Microscopy

The site provides introductory information related to optical microscopy. Among the topics addressed are resolution, numerical aperture, depth of field, field of view, illumination and the useful magnification range. A section on fluorescence microscopy is also included. Interactive video is used to demonstrate concepts in some cases. Researchers and educators interested in a brief overview of optical microscope principles may find the site useful.

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