How Do I Choose the Best Microscope Resolution?

Answer It can sometimes be hard to figure out what the best microscope resolution to use is, especially for new microscopists. There are, however, three easy guidelines that can help even the rawest begin... Read More »

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If a microscope's resolution is limited by the wavelength of the light it uses, why don't we use very short wavelength light instead of electrons or other particles for studying very small objects — SJ, Philadelphia, PA?

Ultraviolet light isused in microscopy to achieve higher resolution than can be obtained with visible microscopes. But beyond ultraviolet light comes X-rays and it's difficult to build imaging opti... Read More »

How Do I Choose the Best Microscope Set?

Although there is nothing in the name to tell you so, the term microscope set tends to be used to indicate a child’s or beginner’s microscope that is sold with a variety of accompanying accesso... Read More »

How Do I Choose the Best Microscope Software?

Microscope software can be an important addition to a regular microscope, but selecting the best software can be a challenge. There are many microscopes on the market, so the first step in choosing... Read More »

How Do I Choose the Best Inverted Microscope?

There are certain considerations when choosing the best inverted microscope: size, camera, focus, and illumination. Inverted microscopes come in either routine or research size, depending on the us... Read More »