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Helmut Rühl


Helmut Rühl joined Leica Microsystems in 1964 and was employed as a product manager in several fields of microscopy, like polarizing microscopes, electronic image analysis, and remote controlled microscopes. His last responsibility was application manager for micromanipulation systems. Helmut retired in 2010. Today, he supports Leica Science lab with his expertise in microscopy.

  • Optical Microscopes – Some Basics

    The optical microscope has been a standard tool in life science as well as material science for more than one and a half centuries now. To use this tool economically and effectively, it helps a lot to understand the basics of optics, especially of those essential components which are part of every microscope.
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