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Infinity-corrected optical system

  1. Jun 20, 2012 #1
    Hi

    I am not sure whether the object plane overclaps focal plane in a infinity-corrected optical microscope.
    Thanks!
     
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  3. Jun 20, 2012 #2

    Andy Resnick

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    They do not, unless the object is deliberately located at a focal plane.
     
  4. Jun 20, 2012 #3
    I mean when the miscroscope is well focused. Is it the object that in the focal plane can be best imaged?
     
  5. Jun 21, 2012 #4

    Andy Resnick

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    If I understand you correctly, yes. When the microscope is properly aligned, the specimen plane is located at the front focal plane of an infinity-corrected objective.
     
  6. Jun 21, 2012 #5
    thank you!
     
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