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UNIT 2.2 Microscope Objectives
Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
Copyright © 2003 by John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Lab Protocol Title
Current Protocols in Cytometry
How to Cite
Abramowitz, M. and Friedman, M. M. 2001. Microscope Objectives. Current Protocols in Cytometry. 00:2.2.1–2.2.14.
- Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
- Published Print: APR 1997
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The objective is the most crucial image-forming component of a microscope. A knowledge of the many types of objectives available and their characteristics is critical to the selection of appropriate objectives for image cytometry. This unit discusses aberrations in image formation and their correction, construction and types of objectives, and objectives for other microscopy applications, explaining the advantages and limitations of each one.