Microscopy and Cell Motility Documents

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Microscopy and Cell Motility 

Accompanied by "Background on Cell Motion" (also uploaded to comPADRE).

Designed for a fourth-year biological physics laboratory, Phys 433, at Simon Fraser University.  Contact Nancy Forde (nforde@sfu.ca) or John Bechhoefer (johnb@sfu.ca) for further information.

• Operate a microscope in bright-field mode
• Calibrate a CCD camera and use it to capture images of cell motion
• Measure the diffusion constant of small spheres undergoing Brownian motion
• Observe and quantitatively characterize the motion of a swimming bacterium

Last Modified August 25, 2015

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