Cmpd Lt Microscope

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What is a compound light microscope? Mechanism for enlarging an image
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How Does a Microscope Work? the eye the image the specimen Each lens magnifies the image, increasing its overall size A lens is a bi-convex disk that bends light The farther the light rays are bent, the larger the image appears The bent rays produces an image
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Evolution of the microscope 2 set lenses Choice of lens magnification
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How Does a Microscope Work? the eye the image the specimen As the light rays are spread farther apart, the clarity or resolution of the image decreases Resolving power: A measure of the ability of a lens or optical system to form separate and distinct images of two objects with small angular separation. Light microscopes are limited in their magnification by their resolving power!
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Resolution vs. Magnification
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How Does a Microscope Work? the eye the image the specimen The image is always seen upside down and backwards from its actual position
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