Optical Microscopy of Soft Matter Systems
by T. Lee, B. Senyuk, R. P. Trivedi, I. I. Smalyukh
Publisher: arXiv 2011
Number of pages: 41
The fast-growing field of soft matter research requires increasingly sophisticated tools for experimental studies. The aim of this text is to introduce a variety of optical microscopy techniques available to soft matter researchers, starting from basic principles and finishing with a discussion of the most advanced microscopy systems.
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