January 12, 2017, via Nikon
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
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.
Nikon 100th Anniversary
Nikon is celebrating its 100th anniversary throughout 2017. Please check out our special 100th anniversary website and commemorative movie detailing Nikon's past and vision for the future.
2017 Nikon Small World Wall Calendar
The Nikon Small World 2017 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 2016 Photomicrography Competition.
Nikon Small World Competition
Nikon’s Small World Photomicrography Competition is open to anyone with an interest in microscopy and photography. In celebration of Nikon’s 100th anniversary, the grand prizewinners of the 2017 Competition will receive $3000 and an all-inclusive trip to Japan!
SEE MORE THAN BEFORE
Introducing Nikon's latest imaging innovation- the Eclipse Ti2 Inverted Microscope System
- To learn more, visit www.nikon-ti2.com
Recent News and Updates
January 10, 2017, via Nikon Instruments
January 09, 2017, via Nature Scientific Reports
January 06, 2017, via Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center