Biological Instruments

Achieving higher magnification using a compound microscope

A compound microscope is an optical instrument with more than one lens and its own light source. Compound microscope is used to obtain high magnification. It is an extension of the magnifying glass which are used to see very small things. The magnifying power of a simple lens is very limited. It is difficult to… Continue reading Achieving higher magnification using a compound microscope

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What is a light microsope?

A microscope is an instrument used to produce enlarged images of small objects. The most common kind of microscope is an optical microscope, which uses lenses to form images from visible light. The optical microscope has been a standard tool in life science as well as material science for more than one and a half… Continue reading What is a light microsope?