Thermally stabilized table for holographic microscopy of biological specimens

Thermally stabilized table for holographic microscopy of biological specimens

Thermally stabilized table for placing specimens and height adjustment reference table are built in the base of the microscope table. Movable holder of the observation chamber is attached to the base of the microscope table. The holder can be shifted independently in two orthogonal directions perpendiculary to the optical axis of the objectives. The table for placing specimens is heated by the resistance wire. Its heating power is controlled by the PID-controller. Temperature of the table for placing specimens is held on 37 +/- 0.1 degree of centigrade in order to create of the natural environment for observed organisms. In order to adjust the height of the reference chamber, the movable table is used. The centre of the table is placed in the optical axis of the refernce beam. Its axial position can be adjusted. The spherical aberration of the image can be partially eliminated by changing the height of the object plane in the reference beam.

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