July 25, 2016, via PHYS.ORG
Welcome to the New MicroscopyU
MicroscopyU is Nikon's educational website providing comprehensive information and resources on optical microscopy, digital imaging and photomicrography.
You may have noticed MicroscopyU has an entirely new look and feel!
Most Viewed Review Articles
Discussion of birefringence, Brewster's angle, and various forms of polarized light.
Basic equipment and techniques necessary for observing specimens in fluorescence.
A discussion of pH, atmosphere, temperature, media, osmolarity, buffers, and antibiotics.
The nomenclature and abbreviations inscribed on the objective protective barrel.
Most Viewed Tutorials
Field of View Diameter
Exploring the effect of varying the field of view size on the viewable specimen area.
Focus and Alignment of Mercury and Xenon Arc Lamps
Explore alignment and focusing of the arc lamp in a mercury or xenon burner, which simulates how the lamp is adjusted in a real microscope.
Useful Magnification Range
Determine if objective-eyepiece combinations are in the useful magnification range.
Depth of Field Calculator
Calculate the depth of field for popular objectives with this interactive tutorial.
Nikon Small World Competition
Nikon’s Small World Photomicrography Competition is open to anyone with an interest in microscopy and photography. The video competition, entitled Small World In Motion encompasses any movie or digital time-lapse photography taken through the microscope.
Super-resolution microscopy is one of the most significant developments in biological imaging since the invention of the microscope.
Recent News and Updates
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