Measuring with the Optical Microscope
The microscope was conceived as an instrument for seeing small things larger, as the name implies. But I would think that it took only a few hours before the user of the first microscope asked the question, “How small is it”? And with this question, a metamorphosis of the microscope from scope to meter began.
KeywordsImage Point Reading Accuracy Interference Microscopy Knoop Hardness Fringe Width
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