Compound Microscopes vs Stereo Microscopes

Similarities between Stereo and Compound Microscopes Magnification Similarities Both stereo microscopes and compound microscopes are used to examine very small objects or surfaces by making them appear much larger through the eyepiece. Similar Type Both types are in the group known as “optical microscopes” because they use visible light to produce the image you see …

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Types of Microscopes

Microscopes come in a variety of sizes, styles and types in order to suit all of the many uses we have for them. Different technologies, quality levels, viewing results, and physical setups are required depending on what is being viewed, and for what reason. Here is a comprehensive list of all types of microscopes: Stereo …

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Microscope Magnification – Pushing The Limits

How much can you see through a microscope? What you will be able to see under a high-power microscope depends somewhat on how well you use it. For basic viewing, of course, anyone who can see, will see more through a microscope – but there are ways to increase your skill at focusing in on …

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How to Use a Microscope (Properly)

Before You Start Familiarizing Yourself The first step is to go over all parts of the microscope and get a good idea of where everything is and what everything does – especially any dials or other interactive features. This is best done while standing in front of the microscope where you would normally use it, …

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Compound Microscope Parts, Functions & Labeled Diagram

Parts of a Compound Microscope Each part of the compound microscope serves its own unique function, with each being important to the function of the scope as a whole. The individual parts of a compound microscope can vary heavily depending on the configuration & applications that the scope is being used for. Common compound microscope …

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Why Is PPE Important?

PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) is important for all essential employees, because it acts as a barrier between you and viral and bacterial contaminants coming from respiratory secretions, blood, and other body fluids. Using PPE properly can help minimize exposure risk from injury or the spread of infection or illness, including COVID-19.