Microscope Articles

Posted by Fred Koenig on Apr 10th 2020

Best Microscopes for the Classroom

From first grade classrooms to college biology labs, there are many reasons microscopes are used in school. Microscopes open up an entirely new world that is hidden to the naked eye, allowing u …

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Posted by Fred Koenig on Mar 12th 2020

Recommended Portable Microscopes

Recent advancements in technology mean more enhanced and convenient research equipment, and the portable microscope serves as a perfect example. It’s now easier than ever to study specimens …

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Posted by Fred Koenig on Mar 4th 2020

3 Best Microscopes for Kids

When you buy the right microscope for your child, you’re marking the beginning of a lifetime journey. With the first click of the focus knobs and peering into the lens, your child will know fo …

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Posted by Fred Koenig on May 4th 2019

How to Estimate the Field of View of a Microscope

What is the Field of View on a Microscope? Field of view (also abbreviated as FOV) for a microscope is the extent of the observable area in distance units. The optics provide a clear and undist …

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Posted by Fred Koenig on May 3rd 2019

Dissecting Microscope Uses

A dissecting microscope (also known as a stereo microscope ) is called so because it is frequently used in dissecting operations. Its lower magnification ability, and …

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Posted by Fred Koenig on Jan 21st 2019

What is a Digital Microscope?

A digital microscope is a variation of a traditional optical microscope in which a digital/microscope camera is connected, and image output is displayed on a screen and/or monitor. Most models …

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Posted by Fred Koenig on May 12th 2018

What is a Stereo Microscope?

A stereo microscope is an optical microscope that provides a three-dimensional view of a specimen. It is also known by other names such as dissecting microscope and stereo zoom micro …

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Posted by Fred Koenig on Sep 17th 2017

What is a Compound Microscope?

A compound microscope is an instrument that is used to view magnified images of small specimens on a glass slide. It can achieve higher levels of magnification than stereo or othe …

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Posted by Fred Koenig on Sep 6th 2017

The History of The Microscope

Microscopes are an important invention that is still relied heavily upon today across many different industries. The history of the microscope spans hundreds of years, and the famous device ha …

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