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Molecular Expressions: Optical Microscopy Primer

Produced by the Florida State University, this website offers a host of tutorials about microscopy and its related principles. In the Physics of Light and Color link, students can learn about electromagnetic radiation, fluorescence, light filters, lasers, and much more. The website offers an introduction to the use of a microscope, animations of light pathways, and a history of the instrument's development. Researchers can discover countless techniques to aid in contrast enhancement, the properties of digital images and processing, fundamentals of photomicrography, specimen preparation for confocal microscopy, and much more. With the handy Java tutorials and images, individuals are sure to find help understanding the intricacies of optical microscopy.
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Date of Scout Publication 2005-04-29
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