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Magnification

Definition

noun, plural: magnifications

(1) The act or process of enlarging the physical appearance or image of something.

(2) The state of something being magnified or represented by an amplified image or model.

(3) The power to magnify or scale up the image or appearance of something.


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Magnification involves magnifying something of its physical appearance, not actually its physical size. It is done by the use of optics, printing techniques and so on, especially, to see further detail of something.


Related forms: magnify (verb)


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Re: suggest me a microscope

Zeiss, Nikon and Leica are good names in microscopy. If you can afford them, start there. If you are after lots of magnification, I'd look for a 100X objective and 10x ocular configuration. There is no point in more magnification, you are reaching the limit of resolution of an optical ...

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by jonmoulton
Thu Jul 24, 2014 2:48 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: suggest me a microscope
Replies: 1
Views: 558

suggest me a microscope

Hello, can anyone suggest me a highest possible magnification stereo microscope which supports camera recording and realtime preview of the camera footage on your PC?

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by cipher0
Wed May 14, 2014 8:32 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: suggest me a microscope
Replies: 1
Views: 558

I am having difficulty identifying this structure.

... in structure on image C and has a stacked appearance on D. But I am not certain since I have not done this kind of identification on such a high magnification before. Hence my long search of sources to find a comparable structure. http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w598/omegad1/Electronmicrograph_zps320cf2ae.png ...

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by omegad
Sun Dec 01, 2013 7:11 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: I am having difficulty identifying this structure.
Replies: 5
Views: 1707

Re: Please help me decide which microscope to buy

... you to get close (plastic-thickness) to the cells without dumping the objective into the culture media. This will probably limit the maximum magnification you can use, because the short focal length of a very high-power objective may end up being within the culture flask plastic instead of ...

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by jonmoulton
Wed Nov 06, 2013 8:00 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Please help me decide which microscope to buy
Replies: 2
Views: 1494

Please help me decide which microscope to buy

... is my purpose: I want to study HUMAN/ANIMAL living cells in culture. So, in this case would I be better off with an inverted microscope (with max magnification of 430X) or a light microscope with a magnification up to 1000X/Oil immersion)? I know quality makes a difference as well such as DIN ...

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by NathanielZhu
Sat Nov 02, 2013 8:54 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Please help me decide which microscope to buy
Replies: 2
Views: 1494
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