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Unformatted text preview: Fine Adjustment: slowly brings specimen into focus Mechanical Stage: allows movement of specimen for viewing Resolving Power: distance two objects may be separated from each other and still be distinguishable as separate entities; limiting factor of the compound microscope Working Distance: distance between the objective lens and slide when the lens in is focus; as magnification increases, working distance decreases Depth of Focus: depth of slide layer that is in focus; as magnification increases, depth of focus decreases (but detail increases) Procedure: Each student will view three bacterial slides using oil immersion and draw the observed cells in their laboratory manual in the spaces provided at the end of Exercise 1. NOTE: Make sure you properly clean and store your microscope after use....
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This note was uploaded on 09/06/2011 for the course MIBO 3510L taught by Professor Dustman during the Spring '08 term at UGA.
- Spring '08