Microscopes

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Specimens can be stained using coloured chemicals/dyes
Light microscope
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Preparation of material is lengthy and requires considerable expertise and sometimes equiptment
Electron microscope
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It is possible to investigate a greater depth field (eg 3D)
Electron microscope
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Magnifies objects up to 1500x
Light microscope
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Small and portable- can be used almost anywhere
Light microscope
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All images are black and white
Electron microscope
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Expensive to purchase and operate
Electron microscope
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Specimens can be stained using heavy matals
Electron microscope
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Magnifies objects to about 500000x
Electron microscope
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Preparation of material is relatively quick and simple requiring only a little expertise
Light microscope
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Material rarely distorted by preparation
Light microscope
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Unaffected by magnetic fields
Light microscope
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Very large and must be operated in special rooms
Electron microscope
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Natural colour of the material can be observed
Light microscope
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The depth of field is restricted
Light microscope
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Affected by magnetic fields
Electron microscope
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Highest resolution is about 0.5nm
Electron microscope
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Cheap to purchase and operate
Light microscope
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Preparation of material may distort it
Electron microscope
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Highest resolution is about 200nm
Light microscope
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