October 11, 2018
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.
A mechanism to translate variations in phase into corresponding changes in amplitude.
Basic equipment and techniques necessary for observing specimens in fluorescence.
Most Viewed Tutorials
Spatial Resolution in Digital Imaging
Spatial resolution refers to the number of pixels utilized in construction of the image.
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.
Field of View Diameter
Exploring the effect of varying the field of view size on the viewable specimen area.
Nikon Small World Competition
Nikon’s Small World Photo and Video Competitions are open to anyone with an interest in microscopy.
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.
Recent News and Updates
September 25, 2018, via The New York Times
September 24, 2018, via Nikon Instruments
September 21, 2018, via Science