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written by Michael Davidson, Daniel Axelrod, and John Long
published by the Olympus America, Inc. and the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
This item is an interactive Java simulation relating to TIRF (total internal reflection fluorescence microscopy).  It allows users to explore how changes in the incident angle affect evanescent wave intensity, as well as the relationship between the electric field vectors of each component of the incident beam.  

This item is part of a larger collection of tutorials and curriculum support on TIRF and fluorescence  microscopy.  See Related items on this page for a link to the full tutorial on total internal reflection fluorescence.

Please note that this resource requires Java.
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Optics
- Geometrical Optics
= Optical Instruments
= Total Internal Reflection
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Curriculum support
= Interactive Simulation
= Tutorial
- Reference Material
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Keywords:
Simulations, TIRF, evanescent field, field polarization, fluorescence microscopy, light polarization, microscopy, optics, tutorials, virtual microscopes
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M. Davidson, D. Axelrod, and J. Long, (Olympus America, Inc., Center Valley, 1998), WWW Document, (http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/tirf/evaintensity/index.html).
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M. Davidson, D. Axelrod, and J. Long, Molecular Expressions: Interactive Java Tutorials - Evanescent Field Polarization and Intensity Profiles (Olympus America, Inc., Center Valley, 1998), <http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/tirf/evaintensity/index.html>.
APA Format
Davidson, M., Axelrod, D., & Long, J. (2006, June 15). Molecular Expressions: Interactive Java Tutorials - Evanescent Field Polarization and Intensity Profiles. Retrieved April 18, 2014, from Olympus America, Inc.: http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/tirf/evaintensity/index.html
Chicago Format
Davidson, M, D. Axelrod, and J. Long. Molecular Expressions: Interactive Java Tutorials - Evanescent Field Polarization and Intensity Profiles. Center Valley: Olympus America, Inc., June 15, 2006. http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/tirf/evaintensity/index.html (accessed 18 April 2014).
MLA Format
Davidson, Michael, Daniel Axelrod, and John Long. Molecular Expressions: Interactive Java Tutorials - Evanescent Field Polarization and Intensity Profiles. Center Valley: Olympus America, Inc., 1998. 15 June 2006. 18 Apr. 2014 <http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/tirf/evaintensity/index.html>.
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@misc{ Author = "Michael Davidson and Daniel Axelrod and John Long", Title = {Molecular Expressions: Interactive Java Tutorials - Evanescent Field Polarization and Intensity Profiles}, Publisher = {Olympus America, Inc.}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {18 April 2014}, Month = {June 15, 2006}, Year = {1998} }
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Is Part Of Molecular Expressions: Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence Microscopy

This is the index for the full set of tutorials by the same authors on TIRF (Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence Microscopy).  It includes fundamental concepts, theory, microscope configurations, and multiple interactive Java simulations.

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