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Nomarski differential interference microscope


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An optical system that, like the phase contrast microscope, permits the visualization of transparent structures in a living cell. However, in the Nomarski system the field is quite shallow so that there is freedom from phase disturbances from structures above and below the plane of focus. The observation method is comparable to that with extreme oblique illumination, and the specimen therefore appears in relief.

Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.


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