Dr. Karin Schwab studied geology in Würzburg and biology in Karlsruhe, Germany. She holds a PhD in Cell Biology and worked as post-doc at the German Cancer Research Institute (DKFZ) in Heidelberg, Germany, with research stays in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Columbia University, New York, USA. She joined Leica Microsystemd in 2002 and currently works as a product manager.
Most microscopes today are operated with a camera. The characteristics of the camera often decide whether the acquired image will reveal what a researcher wants to see. But when diving into camera terminology, the technical terms can be overwhelming. We have compiled the most important terms with a concise explanation to provide orientation.