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Mesh term Microscopy

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Diagnostic Imaging
Investigative Techniques
Optics and Photonics


The use of instrumentation and techniques for visualizing material and details that cannot be seen by the unaided eye. It is usually done by enlarging images, transmitted by light or electron beams, with optical or magnetic lenses that magnify the entire image field. With scanning microscopy, images are generated by collecting output from the specimen in a point-by-point fashion, on a magnified scale, as it is scanned by a narrow beam of light or electrons, a laser, a conductive probe, or a topographical probe.

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Intravital Microscopy
Microscopy, Acoustic
Microscopy, Confocal
Microscopy, Electron
Microscopy, Fluorescence
Microscopy, Interference
Microscopy, Polarization
Microscopy, Scanning Probe
Microscopy, Ultraviolet
Microscopy, Video
Nonlinear Optical Microscopy
Nuclear Microscopy
Single Molecule Imaging

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