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Light and Video Microscopy. Edition No. 2

  • Book
  • October 2018
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
  • ID: 2685471
The purpose of this book is to provide the most comprehensive, easy-to-use, and informative guide on light microscopy. Light and Video Microscopy will prepare the reader for the accurate interpretation of an image and understanding of the living cell. With the presentation of geometrical optics, it will assist the reader in understanding image formation and light movement within the microscope. It also provides an explanation of the basic modes of light microscopy and the components of modern electronic imaging systems and guides the reader in determining the physicochemical information of living and developing cells, which influence interpretation.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Relation Between the Object and the Image
Chapter 2: Geometrical Optics
Chapter 3: Physical Optics
Chapter 4: Bright Field Microscopy
Chapter 5: Phase Contrast and Dark Field Microscopy, Rheinberg and Oblique Illumination
Chapter 6: Photomicrography
Chapter 7: Fluorescence Microscopy
Chapter 8: Polarization Microscopy
Chapter 9: Interference Microscopy
Chapter 10: Differential Interference Microscopy
Chapter 11: Modulation Contrast Microscopy
Chapter 12: Video and Digital Microscopy
Chapter 13: Image Processing and Analysis
Chapter 14: Various Kinds of Microscopes and Accessories

Authors

Randy O. Wayne Plant cell biologist at Cornell University. Randy O. Wayne is a plant cell biologist at Cornell University notable for his work on plant development. In particular, along with his colleague Peter K. Hepler, Wayne established the powerful role of calcium in regulating plant growth; accordingly, their 1985 article, Calcium and plant development, was cited by at least 405 subsequent articles to earn the "Citation Classic" award from Current Contents magazine and has been cited by hundreds more since 1993. He is an authority on how plant cells sense gravity through pressure, on the water permeability of plant membranes, light microscopy, as well as the effects of calcium on plant development. He has published over 50 articles and is the author of another book, Light and Video Microscopy.