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Phase Contrast

Unstained, living cells, via interference of 2 waves.

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Dark Field

Free of artefacts and excludes un-scattered beam. Unstained samples. Used for syphilis and malaria.

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Fluorescence

Labelled sample. Can see individual structures. Uses UV radiation.

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Confocal

Fluorescent probes, use more than 1 light beam across specimen. Use live specimen, and get a 3D image.