Making a microscope with readily available materials

Year: 2007

Authors: Vannoni M., Buah-Bassuah P.K., Molesini G.

Autors Affiliation: CNR – Istituto nazionale di Ottica Applicata, Largo E. Fermi 6, 50125 Firenze, Italy;
Physics Department, University of Cape Coast, Ghana

Abstract: The making of microscope devices using inexpensive or recovery materials is demonstrated. Examples of images illustrating the performance of such devices are presented. As a project at the undergraduate level, the task is effective in acquiring familiarity with optical imaging concepts and their practical implementation in the laboratory.


Volume: 42 (4)      Pages from: 385  to: 390

KeyWords: Microscopy; Optics education;
DOI: 10.1088/0031-9120/42/4/008

Citations: 1
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