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Grufey

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## Homework Statement

First, thanks in advace.

Let us consider a microscope where the objective L1 has f1=20mm and magnification 10x. In the image plane is located a diafragm M with diameter 19mm (see fig). The size of the CCD is 4,8mm (vertical) x 5,6mm (horizontal). 20mm before of the CCD camera a len L3 is introduced in order to obtain the best compatibility of the field in the both paths of the microscope. Assumins that the focal length of the eyepiece L2 is 25 mm, determine:

a) Distance Object-Objective

b) Diameter of the observation field

c) Overal magnification in the direct observation (eye) path

## Homework Equations

General geometric optics:

Magnification: m=-y'/y where y and y' are the height of the object and image respectively

Lens formula: 1/s+1/s'=1/f where s and s' are object and image distance respectively and f the focal length

It should not need more formula, I guess...

## The Attempt at a Solution

My attempt of solution begins with the lens formula applied to the Len L1

[itex]\frac{1}{s}+\frac{1}{s'}=\frac{1}{f}[/itex] then, multiplying by s', we get, [itex]m=\frac{s'}{s}=\frac{s'-f}{f}[/itex]

Thus substituting m=10,f=20, we get s'=220 mm, now applying again, the lens formula, we get s=-22mm. The minus sign denotes, that the object is in the object space. Ok until here everything is undertood, isn't it?

My problen is the b) and c) part. I think I need more information about L2. How can I get the magnification and the diameter in the observation field?

On the magnification, I think it means size magnification, or it is angular magnification?

**Thanks in adavance, any help will be useful**