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Bio Wavelength Microscope

Why is wavelength the main limiting factor on limit of resolution in light microscopy?
Original post by sailormoonmeow
Why is wavelength the main limiting factor on limit of resolution in light microscopy?


How does diffraction limit the performance of a microscope and how does diffraction change with wavelength? That should get you started.
Original post by Mr Wednesday
How does diffraction limit the performance of a microscope and how does diffraction change with wavelength? That should get you started.


Thank you so much :smile::smile:

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