(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

For an optical microscope, complete a ray diagram for an objective lens and relate the relate the relative distances to the lens equations. If you want to increase the magnification, should the objective lens have a shorted or longer focal length (illustrate this on the same figure in a different color)?

2. Relevant equations

lens equation:

1/u +1/v=1/f

3. The attempt at a solution

For an optical microscope, there are 2 converging objective lens. One will have a virtual image, and one will have a real image. In that case, which objective lens is the one that the question wants?

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**

Dismiss Notice

Join Physics Forums Today!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# Optics - complete this ray diagram

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**