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285-Online: Fluorescence and Darkfield Microscopy – Section 3 of “Fundamentals of Microscopy”

$24.00

Contact Hours (Points): 2

Everything you've ever wanted to know about various types of microscopes and more! The compound light microscope and brightfield microscopy is covered in detail. Other forms of light microscopy, such as phase contrast, polarized light, fluorescence, and darkfield are also described. A brief overview of electron microscopy is also included. This course guides the participant through the fundamental theories of the light microscope. It includes comprehensive descriptions of this tool, which can provide a wealth of information, or be a source of frustration, disillusionment, and inaccuracy.

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Fluorescence and Darkfield Microscopy – Section 3 of “Fundamentals of Microscopy”

Self-Study 285 – Basic Level

Contact Hours (Points): 2

Written by Paul Bradbury ART, FIMLS

Published 2001. Reviewed 2008. Reformatted 2015.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
SECTION 1: FLUORESCENCE MICROSCOPY
Light Sources; Exciter Filter; Mirror; Condenser; Slides, Mounting Media and Coverglasses; Objectives; Barrier Filters; Eyepieces; Binocular versus Monocular Heads; Incident Light Fluorescence Microscopy; Advantages of Fluorescence Microscopy; Disadvantages of Fluorescence Microscopy; Adjustment of the Fluorescence Microscope
SECTION 2: DARKFIELD MICROSCOPY
GLOSSARY OF OPTICAL AND MICROSCOPE TERMINOLOGY

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