Compound Microscopes

Compound Microscope Definition A compound microscope is an instrument that is used to view magnified images of small objects. It can achieve higher levels of magnification than stereo or other low power microscopes and reduce chromatic aberration. It achieves this through the use of two or more lenses in the objective and the eyepiece. The objective lens has a short focal length and is close to the target object where it collects light and focuses the image of the object inside the microscope. The second lens, in the eyepiece, has a longer focal length and further enlarges the image. The
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