Use of the AlphaPhot2 Microscope

Use of the AlphaPhot2 Microscope - The AlphaPhot2...

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The AlphaPhot2 Microscope There are 6 Regions to the microscope I. Ocular Region There are two oculars attached to the binocular head The clamp screw on the head can be loosened for proper viewing position of the oculars The eyepieces are marked 10X and magnify the image an additional 10 fold The diopter ring on the left ocular allows left and right eye focus The interpupillary distance can be set by moving the oculars apart or together II. Objective Lenses Region The nosepiece allows rotation of the objectives into position. Never grab the objectives. Low Magnification objectives are the 4X and 10X The high power objectives are the 40X and 100X. The 100X objective is an oil immersion lens III. Specimen Stage Region Located below the objectives Includes the slide holder which holds and secures the specimen X/y travel knobs allow movement of the specimen back and forth and side to side IV. Focus Control region Consists of two coaxial knobs on the side of the microscope
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2010 for the course BIO 204 taught by Professor O'neal during the Fall '07 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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