Posts that relate to the Keyword: electron microscope
Why is refractive index of mounting media important? The refractive index is important for several reasons. First, it influences the resolution of the image. Second, if the refractive index of the specimen is too similar to the refractive index of the mounting medium, then it may be difficult to see the specimen if it is [...]
In this post I’d like to address some of the search queries that people typed to find this web site. Naturally people typed many, many more search queries, most of the queries are made of 1 or 2 words. I selected the longer ones for this post. Q: What is the principal advantage of an [...]
How many different types of microscopes are there? More than you probably thought. I tried to research a list of different types, based on the physical principle used to make an image. Of course, one could also classify the microscopes based on their area of application, their cost, their versatility or any other aspect. These [...]
This post outlines the advantages and disadvantages of electron microscopes in contrast to optical (light) microscopes. Each type of microscope is designed for different areas of applications.