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Optical designs for stereomicroscopes
Author(s): Klaus-Peter Zimmer
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Paper Abstract

The distinguishing features of stereomicroscopes are explained and the two main microscopic types, the Greenough microscope and the Common Main Objective microscope, are illustrated. A 12.5:1 zoom telescope and a high-performance common main objective are presented. With these examples special features of the optical design of high-performance stereomicroscopes are explained.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 September 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3482, International Optical Design Conference 1998, (21 September 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.321966
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Klaus-Peter Zimmer, Leica Microscopy Systems Ltd. (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3482:
International Optical Design Conference 1998
Leo R. Gardner; Kevin P. Thompson, Editor(s)

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