Microscopy

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Define magnification
The ratio between the size of image and size of object
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Define resolution
The ability of a lens to distinguish between two objects close together
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What are the limitations of an electron microscope?
Black and white image, dehydrated and dead specimen, takes training and space. Very expensive
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Difference between an SEM and a TEM?
SEM - scanning, 3D image of the outside die. TEM - passes electrons through the specimen, 2D image
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Give the 4 types of slide preperation.
Dry mount, Wet mount, Squash slide, Smear slide
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What is the purpose of an stage graticule?
To calibrate the eyepiece graticule
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