October 19, 2016, via Nikon Small World
Welcome to the New MicroscopyU
MicroscopyU is Nikon's educational website providing comprehensive information and resources on optical microscopy, digital imaging and photomicrography.
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Most Viewed Review Articles
The resolving power of a microscope is the most important feature of the optical system.
Fundamentals of the axial or longitudinal properties of microscope objectives.
Basic equipment and techniques necessary for observing specimens in fluorescence.
The ability of a microscope objective to gather light and resolve fine specimen detail.
Most Viewed Tutorials
Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopy
A virtual microscope tutorial featuring a wide variety of specimens.
Microscope Alignment for Köhler Illumination
Learn how to adjust a microscope to examine specimens in Köhler illumination.
Field of View Diameter
Exploring the effect of varying the field of view size on the viewable specimen area.
Numerical Aperture and Image Resolution
Explore how objective numerical aperture size influences Airy disk properties.
SEE MORE THAN BEFORE
On November 9, All Will Be Revealed
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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.
Recent News and Updates
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