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Microscopy

"Microscopy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The use of instrumentation and techniques for visualizing material and details that cannot be seen by the unaided eye. It is usually done by enlarging images, transmitted by light or electron beams, with optical or magnetic lenses that magnify the entire image field. With scanning microscopy, images are generated by collecting output from the specimen in a point-by-point fashion, on a magnified scale, as it is scanned by a narrow beam of light or electrons, a laser, a conductive probe, or a topographical probe.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Microscopy" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Microscopy" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 448 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 37 publications in 2010
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