Optical Microscopy

  title={Optical Microscopy},
  author={Michael W. Davidson and Mortimer Abramowitz},
binocular microscopes with image-erecting prisms, and the first stereomicroscope (14). Early in the twentieth century, microscope manufacturers began parfocalizing objectives, allowing the image to remain in focus when the microscopist exchanged objectives on the rotating nosepiece. In 1824, Zeiss introduced a LeChatelier-style metallograph with infinitycorrected optics, but this method of correction would not see widespread application for another 60 years. Shortly before World War II, Zeiss… CONTINUE READING