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Types of Microscopes

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Types of Microscopes Various types of microscopes are available for use in the microbiology laboratory. The  microscopes have varied applications and modifications that contribute to their  usefulness. The light microscope.  The common light microscope used in the laboratory is called a  compound microscope  because it contains two types of lenses that function to  magnify an object. The lens closest to the eye is called the 
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Unformatted text preview: ocular , while the lens closest to the object is called the objective. Most microscopes have on their base an apparatus called a condenser , which condenses light rays to a strong beam. A diaphragm located on the condenser controls the amount of light coming through it. Both coarse and fine adjustments are found on the light microscope (Figure 1 )....
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