compound microscope


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compound microscope

[′käm‚pau̇nd ′mī·krə‚skōp]
(optics)
A microscope which utilizes two lenses or lens systems; one lens forms an enlarged image of the object, and the second magnifies the image formed by the first.
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The smear was then washed with tap water for a maximum of 5 sec and was examined under a compound microscope for the presence of Wolbachia.
In the end it was the compound microscope which had the future.
Simple cross sections are viewed at 100-200x with a compound microscope, often with both coaxial lighting and side lighting or alternating them to find the best image.
Then you find compound microscopes which incorporate multiple lenses.
First, extension agents collect digital samples of weeds or cultivated plants, insects or diseased plants using a digital camera, a stereoscope and/or a compound microscope mounted with a digital camera.
Along with the "Shuttle & Find" package, IMA has also installed an EVO MA 15 scanning electron microscope, an AXIOIMAGER M2m compound microscope, a DISCOVERY V20 stereomicroscope, and an OPMI Pico surgical microscope, all from Carl Zeiss.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Compound microscope
Children can interactively build a compound microscope or use the high- powered electron microscope to view nearly 200 slides, such as brain tissue, comet dust, earthworm intestines and other disgusting stuff, too.
In 1590, Dutch optician Zacharias Janssen opened new worlds when he created the first compound microscope.
Lawrence invented the cyclotron; Robert Hooke developed the compound microscope.
Tenders are invited for purchase of equipment for department of botany : Student Binocular Compound Microscope, UV-Vis Spectrophotometer, Xenon flash Lamp, Electrophoresis System, PCR Thermal Cycler, Thin Layer