Specialized Microscopy Techniques

Section Overview:

Modern microscopists have developed a wide spectrum of useful techniques designed to aid in contrast enhancement and provide better observation and photomicrography of specimens. This section of the Microscopy Primer describes many of these techniques in detail.

Contrast Enhancing Techniques

Fluorescence Microscopy Techniques

Contributing Authors

Mortimer Abramowitz - Olympus America, Inc., Two Corporate Center Drive., Melville, New York, 11747.

Robert Hoffman - Modulation Optics, Inc., 100 Forest Drive, Greenvale, New York 11548.

Kenneth R. Spring - Scientific Consultant, Lusby, Maryland, 20657.

Kirill I. Tchourioukanov and Michael W. Davidson - National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, 1800 East Paul Dirac Dr., The Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 32310.