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Transmitted Brightfield Illumination

Woody Stem

The digital images below show progressively higher magnifications of a thin section made from a typical woody stem and stained with a quadruple plant stain.

Woody Stem at 10x Magnification

Woody Stem at 60x Magnification

Woody Stem at 60x Magnification

The transmitted brightfield digital images above were recorded using a QX3 microscope that was modified for auxiliary illumination. This was accomplished by directing a fiber optic light pipe at a quarter-inch hole drilled into the front of the mixing chamber to increase the illumination intensity. The light pipe was aimed at the side of the mixing chamber to avoid directing illuminating the frosted diffusion screen.

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