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Translational Microscopy

Examine specimens through a polarized light microscope and roam around the sample to view all areas like a research microscopist does.

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To operate the microscope, use the pull-down menu to choose a specimen, which will automatically be loaded into the microscope. Next, use the Focus slider to bring the specimen into focus. You can also adjust the intensity of microscope lamp illumination with the Intensity slider. The Zoom slider can use used to increase the magnification of the image. To move the specimen around to view other areas, place the mouse cursor into the white circle in the Translation window, hold down the left mouse button, and drag the circle around the window. The specimen will follow the circle.

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