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written by Michael Davidson, Matthew J. Parry-Hill, and Mortimer Abramowitz
published by the Olympus America, Inc. and the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
This item is an interactive tutorial relating to photomicrography, the use of photography to capture images in a microscope.  This  activity allows users to choose from among 35 dyes commonly used in specimen staining.  By toggling between the maximum, medium, and minimum contrast buttons, users can view the recommended filters for achieving optimal contrast in black and white imaging through the microscope.   See Related Materials on this page for a link to the authors' full tutorial on photomicrography.

This item is part of a larger collection of materials on optics and microscopy developed by the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory and Florida State University.  See Related Materials on this page for a link to the full tutorial on photomicrography.

Please note that this resource requires Java.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Optics
- Geometrical Optics
= Optical Instruments
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Interactive Simulation
= Tutorial
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Keywords:
Simulations, contrast, contrast filters, digital imaging, image contrast, magnification, optics, photomicrography, tutorial
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Metadata instance created April 30, 2008 by Caroline Hall
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April 27, 2009 by Lyle Barbato
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M. Davidson, M. Parry-Hill, and M. Abramowitz, (Olympus America, Inc., Center Valley, 2001), WWW Document, (http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/photomicrography/bwfilters/).
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M. Davidson, M. Parry-Hill, and M. Abramowitz, Molecular Expressions: Optical Microscopy Primer - Filters for Black & White Photomicrography (Olympus America, Inc., Center Valley, 2001), <http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/photomicrography/bwfilters/>.
APA Format
Davidson, M., Parry-Hill, M., & Abramowitz, M. (2006, June 15). Molecular Expressions: Optical Microscopy Primer - Filters for Black & White Photomicrography. Retrieved July 31, 2014, from Olympus America, Inc.: http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/photomicrography/bwfilters/
Chicago Format
Davidson, M, M. Parry-Hill, and M. Abramowitz. Molecular Expressions: Optical Microscopy Primer - Filters for Black & White Photomicrography. Center Valley: Olympus America, Inc., June 15, 2006. http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/photomicrography/bwfilters/ (accessed 31 July 2014).
MLA Format
Davidson, Michael, Matthew J. Parry-Hill, and Mortimer Abramowitz. Molecular Expressions: Optical Microscopy Primer - Filters for Black & White Photomicrography. Center Valley: Olympus America, Inc., 2001. 15 June 2006. 31 July 2014 <http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/photomicrography/bwfilters/>.
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Molecular Expressions: Optical Microscopy Primer - Filters for Black & White Photomicrography:

Is Part Of Molecular Expressions: Optical Microscopy Primer - Introduction to Photomicrography

This is the full tutorial on the topic of photomicrography by the same authors.  It covers microscope configuration and set-up tips for the use of both film and digital imaging systems, plus links to more than 20 related interactive Java simulations.

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