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Low magnification : tends to
be x1500
Low resolution : around
Low resolution…read more

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High resolution
High magnification
Shorter wavelength…read more

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High resolution
Magnification can reach
Like x-rays, the denser
parts of the specimen appear
darker because they absorb
Two-dimensional image…read more

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Lower resolution than TEM
Magnification of about 100000
Shows the surface of the
specimen (electrons are bounced
off the sample)
Can be 3D…read more

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RESOLUTION - the degree of detail we can see.
MAGNIFICATION ­ how much larger an image appears under a microscope…read more





dave solomon


I think there may be errors in the slide about the laser scanning confocal. They don't image using electrons, they use laser light, and they can be used to view living material.

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