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Flashcards in Lecture 2a brightfield microscopy Deck (5):
1

define resolution

minimum distance r at which two points can be observed as being distinct

2

define empty magnification

magnification with no resolution increase

3

define numerical aperture

measure of the gathering capacity of lens system

4

define resolving power

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5

define depth of field

number of specimen layers simultaneously in focus