A Simple Microscope for General Routine Diagnosis in Neurohistology

  • F. Herzog
  • G. Lassmann
Conference paper
Part of the Journal of Neural Transmission book series (NEURAL SUPPL, volume 11)


A microscope, capable of working with ordinary transmitted light and incident light fluorescence will be described. Filter systems and optics are chosen so that they fit best to the requirements of general routine diagnosis in neurohistology.


Interference Filter Barrier Filter Transmission Curve Bluish Fluorescence Fluorescence Colour 


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© Springer-Verlag 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Herzog
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. Lassmann
    • 2
  1. 1.C. Reichert Optische Werke AG.WienAustria
  2. 2.Entwicklungslabor der C. Reichert Optische Werke AG., and Neurological InstituteUniversity of ViennaAustria

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