Table 1

Optical, acquisition and videoconferencing resolutions for each objective

Objective magnification

Numerical aperture

Theoretical optical resolution (micron)

Pixel size of live video (micron)

Pixel size of transmitted images (micron)

Pixel size of still images (micron)


5x

0.12

2.29

2.04

2.55

1.28

10x

0.25

1.10

1.02

1.28

0.64

20x

0.40

0.69

0.51

0.64

0.32

40x

0.65

0.42

0.26

0.32

0.16

63x

0.75

0.37

0.16

0.20

0.10


Intersimone et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2011 6(Suppl 1):S25   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-6-S1-S25

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