The Microscopy Knowledge Portal
The knowledge portal of Leica Microsystems offers scientific research and teaching material on the subjects of microscopy. The content is designed to support beginners, experienced practitioners and scientists alike in their everyday work and experiments. Explore interactive tutorials and application notes, discover the basics of microscopy as well as high-end technologies – become part of the Science Lab community and share your expertise!
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- Basics in Microscopy
- Confocal Microscopy
- Digital Microscopy
- EM Sample Preparation
- Fluorescence Microscopy
- Light Sheet Microscopy
- Optical Coherence Tomography
- Stereo Microscopy
- Surface Metrology
- Quality Assurance
- Otolaryngology (ENT)
- Plastic Reconstructive
- Widefield Microscopy
Top Challenges for Visual Inspection
This article discusses the challenges encountered when performing visual inspection and rework using a microscope. Using the right type of microscope…
Why is Manual Visual Inspection of Medical Devices so Challenging?
This article discusses how manual visual inspection, which is prevalent in the medical device industry, can lead to inconsistent results. It also…
An Introduction to Computational Clearing
Many software packages include background subtraction algorithms to enhance the contrast of features in the image by reducing background noise. The…
THUNDER Technology Note
So far, widefield microscopy was not suitable to image larger volumes, since the contrast of the recorded fluorescence image is reduced by the…