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Contrast Techniques in Light Microscopy

1st Edition

By S. Bradbury and P.J. Evennett

Garland Science

136 pages

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Paperback: 9781859960851
pub: 1996-06-15
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Contrast in an image is essential to distinguish features from one another and from the background. This practical handbook describes the ways in which light interacts with the specimen in the microscope and the manner in which this is used to generate co


"Contrast Techniques in Light Microscopy is an excellent addition to the Royal Microscopical Society Microscopy Handbook series. It will be an asset to the beginner in learning and understanding contrast, and it will serve the experienced microscopist we

Table of Contents

Introduction; Fundamental considerations; Bright-field and dark-ground techniques; Refraction differences between specimen and mountant; the 'Becke Line' ; Polarized-light techniques; Phase contrast and modulation contrast; Interference contrast; Fluoresc

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MEDICAL / Biotechnology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biophysics
SCIENCE / Microscopes & Microscopy
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General