An Introduction to Microscopy


Demonstrates different techniques of using a microscope.

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Producer: Filmed in a clinical environment at the Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth.
Year Produced: 1997
Running time: 19 minutes
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Covers the basic optical properties of the microscope and demonstrates the correct procedure for setting up bright field illumination. Shows the technique of oil immersion and describes the calibration of the eyepiece graticule. Shows living samples viewed under bright field, phase contrast, differential interference contrast and fluorescence microscopy.

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