134.996 Microscopy on Biomolecules
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to describe optical basics, explain light microscopy and fluorescence microscopy, and discuss various microscopic techniques and the concept of optical resolution. Students can describe single-molecule and super-resolution microscopy and list the latest biological applications.

Subject of course

  • Basics in Optics: the essentials in geometrical optics and wave optics, lenses and lens aberrations
  • Light microscopy: setups, resolution, image formation, contrast
  • Fluorescence microscopy
  • Discussion of state-of-the-art microscopy techniques: confocal microscopy, near-field microscopy, total internal reflection microscopy, ¿
  • Single molecule micoscopy
  • Superresolution microscopy
  • New biological applications

Teaching methods

Presentation and discussion of the subjects with the students.

Mode of examination


Additional information


A script and handouts will be offered



Course dates

Thu15:00 - 16:0007.10.2021FH Hörsaal 5 - TPH Vorbesprechung: Schütz
Thu16:00 - 18:0007.10.2021 - 27.01.2022Sem.R. DB gelb 05 A 134.996 VO Mikroskopie an Biomolekülen
Microscopy on Biomolecules - Single appointments
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Examination modalities

Oral exam on appointment. Estimated duration: 30 minutes

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
02.09.2021 00:00 31.07.2022 00:00



A script and handouts will be offered

Accompanying courses

Continuative courses