Optical Microscopy Review Article

Download our latest review article on optical microscopy and photomicrography. Co-authored by Michael W. Davidson and Mortimer Abramowitz, this article discusses the basics of image formation, depth of field, objectives, eyepieces, condensers, contrast enhancement, and photomicrography with full-color illustrations.

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Specialized microscopy techniques reviewed in this article include phase contrast, darkfield illumination, differential interference contrast, Rheinberg illumination, reflected light microscopy, polarized light, and Hoffman modulation contrast. Written in December 1999, this review covers the latest features available with infinity-corrected optics. The article is 41 pages in length and contains 28 illustrations and nine tables.