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In-line Illumination

Are you designing a system and debating whether or not to use in-line illumination? Read more about the proper time to use in-line and comparisons at Edmund Optics.

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Telecentric Illumination

Think you don't need telecentric illumination in machine vision applications? Find out why you need telecentric illumination at Edmund Optics.

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Silhouetting Illumination in Machine Vision

Choosing the right backlight illumination is critical for precise measurement and edge detection in machine vision applications. Learn about your best options!

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Advanced Lens Selection

The modulation transfer function of a lens varies depending on working distance, sensor size, f/#, and wavelength. Learn more at Edmund Optics.

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Relative Illumination, Roll-Off, and Vignetting

In order to understand vignetting, it is important to understand sensor sizes, formats, and roll-off and relative illumination. Find out more at Edmund Optics.

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Using Structured Illumination

Machine vision systems heavily rely on illumination. Learn more about how structured illumination can maximize your system at Edmund Optics.

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Common Illumination Types

Not sure which type of illumination you should use for your system? Learn more about the pros and cons of different illumination types at Edmund Optics.

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Optical Microscopy Application: Darkfield Illumination

Darkfield illumination is the opposite of brightfield illumination. Find out how darkfield differs from brightfield in optical microscopy at Edmund Optics.

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Fluorescence Imaging with Laser Illumination

Fluorescence imaging systems are composed of three major components, an illumination source, a photo-activated fluorophore sample, and detector.

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Optical Microscopy Application: Brightfield Illumination

Looking to use a simple technique for optical microscopy? Check out this article on brightfield illumination to find out more at Edmund Optics.

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Fluorescence Microscopy: In-Line Illumination with Imaging Filters

Want to know about fluorescence microscopy? Read this article by a Biomedical Product Line Engineer at Edmund Optics to learn more.

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Optical Microscopy Application: Fluorescence

Wondering how fluorescence microscopy works? Find out about the technique, systems, and more at Edmund Optics.

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Lens Performance Curves

Are you trying to measure the performance of your lens? Although this can be a difficult task, there are curves that can help. Read more at Edmund Optics.

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Wavelength Effects on Performance

Wavelengths can be both valuable or hazardous when trying to obtain information from an imaging system. Learn more about fixing wavelength issues at Edmund Optics.

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Understanding Microscopes and Objectives

Learn about the different components used to build a microscope, key concepts, and specifications at Edmund Optics.

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What is Imaging?

In imaging, light rays are mapped from an object onto an imaging sensor by an imaging lens, to reproduce the characteristics and likeness of the object for the purposes of inspection, sorting, or analysis.

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Best Practices for Better Imaging

Do you use imaging systems constantly in your professional field? Learn top tips for improving your imaging system and practices at Edmund Optics.

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MTF Curves and Lens Performance

Explore the differences in the performance of imaging lenses by directly comparing the associated modulation transfer function (MTF) curves.

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Confocal Microscopy

Confocal microscopy provides high resolution, elimination of out-of-focus glare due to spatial filtering, and reduction of light-induced damage to the sample.

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Digital Video Microscope Objective Setups

Digital video microscopes use a camera to capture and record images. Read more about the components needed to assemble a video microscope at Edmund Optics.

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Basic Lens Selection

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Basic Lens Selection

To decide what imaging lens is right for a system, it is important to know the parameters of the imaging system used. Learn more at Edmund Optics.

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Multiphoton Microscopy

Multiphoton microscopy is ideal for capturing high-resolution 3D images with reduced photobleaching and phototoxicity compared to confocal microscopy.

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Diffuser Selection Guide

Not sure which diffuser will best meet your needs? Review EO's diffuser selection guide to review the pros and cons of each diffuser type at Edmund Optics.

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Sensors and Lenses

Imaging lenses and sensors must be paired together with special attention.

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Depth of Field and Depth of Focus

Are you getting depth of field and depth of focus confused? Discover the differences and how to distinguish the two from one another at Edmund Optics.

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Light Sheet Microscopy

Light sheet fluorescence microscopy uses a 2D laser sheet to illuminate a thin slice of the sample and excite fluorescence, reducing phototoxicity and damage.

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Optical Microscopy Application: Phase Contrast

Think you know all the advantages for using phase contrast in optical microscopy? Advantages, image appearance, and technical details can be found at Edmund Optics.

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Optical Microscopy Application: Differential Interference Contrast

Differential interference contrast (DIC) is one of the polarization techniques that can be used in optical microscopy. Learn about this technique at Edmund Optics.

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Microscopy and the Analysis of a Trichrome Stain

Imaging biological materials can be extremely difficult. Masson's trichrome stain helps differentiate components of cells from their surrounding tissues.

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