Fundamentals in Optics and Microscopy

Optics, microscopy, NIF, neurobiology imaging facilty

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An introduction to microscopy and optics.

Discover how a microscope works. Introduction to microscopes and the physics involves in resolving your particles. 

Topics covered:

  • Microscopes and their parts
  • Objective lenses
  • How light propagates through a lens
  • Fluorescence and bleaching
  • Detectors and cameras