UNIT 2.7 Microscope Alignment
Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
Copyright © 2003 by John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Lab Protocol Title
Current Protocols in Cytometry
How to Cite
Friedman, M. M. and Abramowitz, M. 2001. Microscope Alignment. Current Protocols in Cytometry. 2:2.7:2.7.1–2.7.8.
- Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
- Published Print: OCT 1997
In order to obtain good images using any microscopic imaging modalities, it is necessary to understand the microscope thoroughly and set up properly. This unit should be required reading for all students and staff using a light microscope. It clearly defines the types of illumination used in microscopes and details the correct set up and operation.
Keywords: light microscopes; Köhler illumination; microscope alignment.