- University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
- Biology 151
- microscope terms
Last Modified: 2011-07-05
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there are 3
1. scanning lens: short, very low power lens that magnifies 4x
2. low power: middle sized objective that magnifies 10x
3. high power: longest objective that magnifies 40x
movement of the iris diaphragm lever increases or decreases the amout of light passing to the specimen and increases or decreases the contrast of the specimen.
usually is closed down when scanning and low power
usually is opened up when using high power
for us should always be in the upper position
only use when not in high power
only use when in high power
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