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Optical microscope

The optical microscope, often referred to as light microscope, is a type of microscope which uses visible light and a system of lenses to magnify images of small samples. 

It is a basic standard tool for surface inspection and metrology on very different types of samples and fields, from biology to materials science.

Technical specifications

Manufacturer: Nikon Instruments Inc.
Model: Eclipse LV100DA

  • Episcopic and diascopic illumination.
  • Epi-illuminator with 100W halogen lamp (brightfield, darkfield, or polarized observations)
  • Dia-illuminator with  50W halogen lamp (brightfield and polarized observation)
  • Microscope objective lenses: 5x, 10x, 20x, 50x and 100x.
  • Automatic x-y stage controller, 15x10mm.
  • Microscope camera head (5M pixels CCD) for image and video acquisition.
  • NIS-Elements Imaging Software


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