Microscope, instrument that produces enlarged images of small objects, allowing the observer an exceedingly close view of minute structures at a scale convenient for examination and analysis.

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Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) – Definition, Principle, Application

The AFM, also known as the atomic force microscope (AFM) is a sort scanner probe. Its principal functions include...

Nov 26 · 3 min read >

USB Microscope Principle, Definition, Parts, Examples, Uses

This is a form of digital Microscope which is connected to a computer using an USB port. It operates...

Nov 26 · 4 min read >

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Digital Microscope Principle, Parts, Application, Advantages

Digital microscopes are modern microscope which does not have an eyepiece. This is a huge contrast from an optical...

Nov 26 · 7 min read >

Microscope Slides Preparation

Objects are magnified under compound microscopes are mounted onto microscope slides. Made from plastic or glass Slides measure approximately...

Nov 22 · 5 min read >

History of the Microscope

Microscopes have been around for the ages. Roman philosophers had mentioned "burning glass" within their works. However, the first...

Nov 18 · 6 min read >

Parts of a Microscope and their function

The term microscope first came from the Ancient Greek word μικρός, mikrós, means “small” and σκοπεῖν, skopeîn, means “to...

Apr 18 · 6 min read >

How to Use a Compound Microscope

A compound microscope is a laboratory instrument with high magnification power, which is consists of more than one lenses.

Jan 2 · 1 min read >

Oil Immersion technique, objectives, Resolving Power, Used for, Types.

What is Oil Immersion? Oil immersion is a technique, used to increase the resolving power or microscopic resolution of...

Jul 19 · 3 min read >

Inverted microscope Images and definition, principle, Uses, Parts.

Inverted microscope Definition Inverted microscopes are almost similar to a simple microscope, but all the components are placed in...

Jul 17 · 2 min read >

Dissecting Microscope (Stereo Microscope) Definition, Uses, Parts, Principle.

Dissecting Microscope Definition Dissecting microscope also known as stereo or stereoscopic microscope.  It is an optical microscope that is...

Jul 17 · 3 min read >

Confocal Microscope Principle, Uses, Parts, Advantages, and Disadvantages.

A traditional simple microscope creates a murky and fuzzy image of 3-dimensional objects, because light from all areas of...

Jul 16 · 3 min read >

Fluorescence Microscope: Definition, Uses, Principle, Parts.

Definition of Fluorescence Microscope A fluorescence microscope is a type of optical microscope that uses fluorescence and phosphorescence instead...

Jul 15 · 3 min read >

Phase Contrast Microscopy: definition, parts, uses, working principle.

Definition of Phase Contrast Microscopy A phase contrast microscopy converts slight differences in refractive index and cell density into...

Jul 14 · 3 min read >

Bright Field Microscope: Definition, Parts, Working Principle, Application.

Bright Field Microscope Definition In bright field microscope, the specimen appears as dark against the bright background. Bright-field microscope...

Jul 13 · 3 min read >

Darkfield Microscope: Definition, Principle, Application.

Darkfield Microscope Definition Darkfield microscope allows a viewer to observe the specimen bright whereas the surrounding appears as dark....

Jul 11 · 2 min read >

Scanning Electron Microscope: Definition, Parts, Application, Principle, Advantages.

Scanning Electron Microscope Definition A Scanning Electron Microscope uses focused beams of electrons to create an image of a...

Jul 10 · 3 min read >

Transmission Electron Microscope: Definition, Parts, Working Principle, Applications, Advantages, Disadvantages

Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) definition In a Transmission electron microscope, the electron beam is transmitted through a very thin...

Jul 9 · 5 min read >

Electron Microscope: Definition, Types, Parts, Application, Advantages, Disadvantages

Definition of Electron Microscope An electron microscope is a microscope, which uses electron beams as a primary source of...

Jul 8 · 4 min read >

Types of Microscopes with their applications

Types of Microscopes A microscope is an optical instrument used in the laboratory for examining the small objects which...

Jul 7 · 3 min read >
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