Posts of the Category: Videos
The videos presented on this page are either embedded or provided as links to external sites. The embedded videos I made myself.
This instructional video gives an introduction into the correct use of the microscope.
I just want to share a nice video that I found. It’s worth watching.
This is a truly interesting innovation. The microscopy slide is scanned at high resolution and zooming and panning is done over the touch screen.
Here we’re having a look at the Leica BM E educational microscope. This model is equipped with a 4x, 10x and 40x objective, with the possibility of adding a further objective.
First of all: a Happy New Year 2011! I’d like to start the new year by sharing a video that I found – a purely artistic application of stereo microscopes. Willard Wigan is an artist who creates microscopic sculptures.
I found the following YouTube video, which illustrates the use of an iPhone applet for the taking of micrographs.
The video shows the crystallization of Vitamin C (dissolved in water) in time lapse, under crossed polarizing filters. Some technical information: The frames in the video were taken with a time interval of 2 sec. The colors were not adjusted at all. No contrast enhancement, no levels were corrected, no white balance. The pictures were [...]
A few days ago I ordered a microtome. Here is a video showing you the different parts: Now it’s time to test the device. The first sample is a carrot. It can be cut into the right shape to fit into the specimen holder of the microtome and it is sufficiently solid to allow for [...]