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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 1, Iss. 3 — May. 1, 1962
  • pp: 249–251

The Production of Circular Disks of Known Diameter for Calibration Purposes in High-Resolution Microscopy

W. N. Charman  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 1, Issue 3, pp. 249-251 (1962)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.1.000249


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Abstract

The errors involved in dimensional measurements with the microscope are discussed, together with their reduction by calibration with objects of known size. A method is described for the preparation of disk objects from spheres of known diameter, using a series of evaporated thin films.

© 1962 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: November 13, 1961
Published: May 1, 1962

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W. N. Charman, "The Production of Circular Disks of Known Diameter for Calibration Purposes in High-Resolution Microscopy," Appl. Opt. 1, 249-251 (1962)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-1-3-249

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