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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- Fall '07
- Microbiology, common light microscope