Transmitted Light Microscopy

Transmitted Light  Microscopy

- Optical magnification of transparent, thin objects
- Maximum resolution: 200 nm
- Usual magnifications: 40-1000x

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  • Options:
    - Brightfield : light is transmitted through the object. Contrast is caused by the absorbance of light in dense areas.
    - Darkfield : observation of scattered light . Structures of transparent objects with low contrast can be displayed

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