1st Edition

Contrast Techniques in Light Microscopy

    136 Pages
    by Garland Science

    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

    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


    Savile Bradbury (Author) , Peter Evennett (Author)

    "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