Optical microscopy is...
In order to image and measure objects in the micron range it is necessary the use of a microscope. Microscope technology has advanced tremendously with the
|Equipment||Olympus BX51, Nikon Eclipse LV150, Nikon MM-40, Nikon AZ100 Multi zoom,|
|Materials||wafers, devices, cells, materials,|
The basics parts of a Microscope are illustrated in the figure below:
These days microscopes are equipped with more and more advanced CCD digital cameras, which has revolutionized the image caption, interpretation and manipulation. Also, improved designed objective lenses, new light sources, and motorized stages have taken digital microscopy to levels of image quality not found even 10 years ago. Still, microscope optics physics is the same, so the same basic elements have to be considered when choosing the right microscopy for the task at hand
- Light Source
- Eye pieces
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- Depth of Field
- Image mode
- Numerical Aperture
- Light source
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