February 05, 2018, via Nikon Instruments
What's New on MicroscopyU
We’re happy to announce that we’ve updated our article on Single-Molecule Super-Resolution Imaging. This article now contains an in-depth discussion of sample preparation, including near-comprehensive tables listing known fluorescent probes and buffer systems for single molecule localization microscopies.
Most Viewed Review Articles
The resolving power of a microscope is the most important feature of the optical system.
The ratio of the speed of light in a vacuum to that in the imaging medium of a microscope.
Basic equipment and techniques necessary for observing specimens in fluorescence.
Using crossed polarized illumination to examine birefringent materials.
Most Viewed Tutorials
Spatial Resolution in Digital Imaging
Spatial resolution refers to the number of pixels utilized in construction of the image.
Field of View Diameter
Exploring the effect of varying the field of view size on the viewable specimen area.
Stochastic Optical Reconstruction Microscopy (STORM) Imaging
Review the basic steps involved in acquiring a STORM super-resolution image.
Numerical Aperture and Image Resolution
Explore how objective numerical aperture size influences Airy disk properties.
2018 Nikon Small World Wall Calendar
The Nikon Small World 2018 Calendar is printed in full color on 8.5 x 11 semi-gloss paper and spiral bound for mounting on the wall. Included in the calendar are all of the winning images from the 2017 Photomicrography Competition.
New Confocal and Superresolution Microscopy eBook from Nikon and Science
'Sharper images: Exploring confocal and superresolution microscopy' is a collection of research articles highlighting the application of superresolution and confocal imaging technologies. Included is a technical paper reviewing the latest developments in Nikon confocal technology and an application note comparing the benefits and drawbacks of superresolution versus confocal systems.
Harnessing High-Throughput Imaging Webinar
High-throughput imaging of cells and tissues can be used to capture large amounts of phenotypic data with high spatial and temporal resolution. Sponsored by Nikon, this Cell Press webinar will showcase cutting edge high-throughput imaging pipelines, discussing their applications in biological research and therapeutic discovery.
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