Light Microscopy: Comparison of Optics
Trachelomonas in darkfield, x400 (left). Two trachelomonas, brightfield, x2000 (right).
© Micrographia\John Walsh.
Scientists use a variety of methods to view different subjects through a light microscope. Dr. David Caprette explains different optics (bright field, dark field, phase contrast, etc.) and the some of the best uses for each.
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