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Monthly Archives: March 2007

13 Mar

A Fluorescence Microscope is a light microscope used to study properties of organic or nonorganic substances using the phenomena of fluorescence and phosphorescence instead of reflection and absorption. These microscopes became an important part in the field of biology and … Continue reading

12 Mar

Polarized Light Microscope is a microscope that utilizes polarized light to form a highly magnified image of an object. Polarizing microscopes play an important role in crystallography, petrography, microchemistry, and biology. Although all light microscopes compare poorly with electron microscopes … Continue reading

12 Mar

Specimens that are nearly transparent and colorless may be almost invisible when viewed in the stereo microscope using traditional transmitted brightfield illumination techniques. This occurs because light diffracted by minute specimen detail is a quarter-wavelength out of phase with direct … Continue reading

08 Mar

Darkfield microscopes employ a special contrast enhancing technique known as dark field illumination to produce beautiful images of normally difficult-to-observe biological specimens. Under phase contrast conditions, the light coming through the specimen is shifted into two beams, one slightly out … Continue reading

08 Mar

The phase contrast microscopes are widely used for a variety of applications such as molecular and cellular biology research, clinical and medical diagnosis of health conditions, living tissue culture viewing, microbiological research, dog breeding, horse breeding, animal breeding, infertility treatments, … Continue reading

06 Mar

Brightfield microscopes are what most people visualize when they think of a microscope, where the image is formed due to the absorbing properties of the imaged objects. Brightfield illumination has been one of the most widely used observation modes in … Continue reading

02 Mar

Transmitted Light microscopes are the most common type of a compound microscope. These microscopes are the exact type used in biology classrooms and doctors’ offices, and other places. The object is normally placed on a clear glass slide, and light … Continue reading