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Molecular Expressions

Molecular Expressions

The Molecular Expressions Photo Gallery contains hundreds of examples of full color photomicrographs (photographs taken through a microscope). Virtual Scanning Electron Microscopy (approximately a 30 second download on 28.8K modems) (vSEM) is a result of team effort with award-winning electron microscopist Dennis Kunkel to produce this interactive vSEM . Visitors can adjust the focus, contrast, and magnification of microscopic creatures viewed at thousands of times their actual size. Perhaps the best part of this web is the Microscope Primer, starting with start with the nature of electromagnetic radiation and covering various aspects of light including refraction, reflection, diffraction, interference, birefringence, polarization, needed to understand the Anatomy of the Microscope, Specialized Microscopy Techniques, Stereomicroscopy, and Photomicrography - both digital and film!


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