Interactive Java Tutorials
Stereoscopic Zoom Microscope
Featuring new objectives with substantially higher numerical apertures and an industry-leading zoom ratio of 15x, the Nikon SMZ1500 establishes a new standard in stereomicroscopy. This interactive Java tutorial explores imaging control and zoom magnification of specimens using digital photomicrographs generated by the SMZ1500. Instructions for operation of the tutorial appear under the applet window.
The tutorial initializes with randomly chosen settings for the Zoom Magnification, Lamp Intensity, and Focus sliders. The specimen is also randomly selected by the software. After initialization, use the Lamp Intensity and Focus sliders to adjust the brightness and focus of the specimen. Next, use the Zoom Magnification slider to increase and decrease the specimen magnification. Reloading the applet will result in a new selection of randomly selected values for these sliders.
Mortimer Abramowitz - Olympus America, Inc., Two Corporate Center Drive., Melville, New York, 11747.
Matthew J. Parry-Hill and Michael W. Davidson - National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, 1800 East Paul Dirac Dr., The Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 32310.
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