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The revolution in Microscopy - Simple to electron

Amal Kumar Mondal, Sanjukta Mondal Parui


Single cell to multiple cells, simple morphology to ultrastructural studies, Biological sciences to Nano Sciences and to some extent medical sciences, has fully or partly depended on Microscopic studies. Without Leeuwenkoek’s discovery we can’t imagine our latest development in Research. Finally, in 21st Centuary latest discovery i.e. foldscope microscopy with low cost, easily handle for our tiny school to field scientists.


Revolution, Microscopy, Simple, Bright Field Microscopy (BFM), Dark Field Microscopy (DFM), Phase Contrast Microscopy (PCM), Fluorescence Microscopy (FM), Polarized Light Microscope (PLM), SEM, TEM, Confocal Scanning Laser Microscopy (CSLM) and Foldscope

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