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166.685 Technical Microscopy Canceled
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2024S, VL, 2.0h, 2.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VL Lecture and Laboratory Exercise
  • Format: Online

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to operate in the microscopical  everyday life a brightfield-, darkfield-, UV-, phase-contrast-, polarizing-, interference-contrast- or fluorescence microscope as a result of the basic knowledge teached and the possibility of a practical training.

Subject of course

Theory of light microscopy:
Basics of geometrical and wave optics; resolution.
Practical microscopy: Transmitted/reflected light microscopy; lateral measurements and counting methods; darkfield-, UV- and phase contrast microscopy; polarisation-, interference-, fluorescence microscopy; sample preparation; histochemistry.

Image analysis and processing:
The students may work with new image analysis systems in module construction (SIS Analysis; ZEN); Extended Focal Imaging; Multiple Image Alignment; 3D-images;  measurement of object structures; detection of particles; archiving pictures.
Picture optmization by means of modern software (Adobe Photoshop, Irfan View, Jasc Paint Shop Pro 8).


Teaching methods

Brightfield-, darkfield-, UV-, phase-contrast-, polarizing-, interference-contrast- and fluorescence microscopy, modern image analysis systems

Mode of examination


Additional information

Die VOs der LVA finden Online statt. Die entsprechenden "Zoom Links" werden spätestens 2 Tage vor jeder VO allen Teilnehmern bekanntgegeben.

In welcher Form der Übungsblock abgehalten wird, kann erst im Laufe der VOs bekanntgegeben werden.



Examination modalities

In the course of the LVA students are  confronted repeatedly with PowerPoint slides to examine the understanding for the given subject matter.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
03.03.2024 13:00 20.05.2024 12:00 27.05.2024 12:00

Registration modalities

Anmeldung über das TISS; die Anmeldedetails sind dem TISS zu entnehmen.



No lecture notes are available.