February 21, 2017, via Nature Methods
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.
Basic equipment and techniques necessary for observing specimens in fluorescence.
Fundamentals of the axial or longitudinal properties of microscope objectives.
A mechanism to translate variations in phase into corresponding changes in amplitude.
Most Viewed Tutorials
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.
Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopy
A virtual microscope tutorial featuring a wide variety of specimens.
Spatial Resolution in Digital Imaging
Spatial resolution refers to the number of pixels utilized in construction of the image.
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.
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!
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.
SEE MORE THAN BEFORE
Introducing Nikon's latest imaging innovation- the Eclipse Ti2 Inverted Microscope System
- To learn more, visit www.nikon-ti2.com
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