light microscope

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Noun1.light microscope - microscope consisting of an optical instrument that magnifies the image of an object
binocular microscope - a light microscope adapted to the use of both eyes
compound microscope - light microscope that has two converging lens systems: the objective and the eyepiece
eyepiece, ocular - combination of lenses at the viewing end of optical instruments
magnifying glass, simple microscope, hand glass - light microscope consisting of a single convex lens that is used to produce an enlarged image; "the magnifying glass was invented by Roger Bacon in 1250"
microscope - magnifier of the image of small objects; "the invention of the microscope led to the discovery of the cell"
dark-field microscope, ultramicroscope - light microscope that uses scattered light to show particles too small to see with ordinary microscopes
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Polarized light microscopes are now optimized to offer extreme resolution of pharmaceutical products.
Although the growth of the market is focused on advanced research microscopes and complex digital imaging systems, there is a large and saturated market for light microscopes with high longevity to serve traditional applications and educational use.
In addition to developing the crowd-sourced gaming platform that allows players to assist in identifying malaria in cells imaged under a light microscope, Ozcan's research group created an automated algorithm for diagnosing the same images using computer vision, as well as a novel hybrid platform for combining human and machine resources toward efficient, accurate and remote diagnosis of malaria.
A light microscope is of little use because of the small size of most crystals and the fact that diey are transparent to visible light.
To begin to address this dearth of assessment tools for technical skills in biology, I describe in this article a rubric intended to help measure a student's ability to use the compound light microscope.
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) News Release "New Light Microscope Can View Protein Arrangement in Cell Structures", Thursday, August 10, 2006
He saw what was later confirmed to be the cause of this disease by looking under the light microscope (Figure 1).
Analyses using a polarizing light microscope aids in identification of cellulose and various minerals such as quartz and feldspar.
Results were obtained by light microscope, AES-profile analysis and X-ray powder diffraction analysis.
Woodward cited a variety of tools that can accomplish this, including the basic light microscope with simple stains--still the best way for the detection of fungi and bacteria in deposits.
The slides were stained with crystal violet, safranin, and gram iodine, and the bacteria were observed under a composite light microscope.
Analyses are performed using polished, etched sections using a reflected light microscope, or with thin sections using a petrographic microscope.