In the UK, Carl Zeiss Ltd. has announced an agreement to acquire
Imaging Associates (IMAS) Ltd. of Bicester. As a distributor of Zeiss’ materials
microscopy products since 1992, IMAS has supported digital imaging platforms in
research, clinical and industrial environments. It will be fully integrated within
Zeiss and will continue to support customers in industrial and other markets. Additionally,
it will contribute its software application development expertise and support digital
imaging platforms across Zeiss’ microscopy portfolio.
- An instrument consisting essentially of a tube 160 mm long, with an objective lens at the distant end and an eyepiece at the near end. The objective forms a real aerial image of the object in the focal plane of the eyepiece where it is observed by the eye. The overall magnifying power is equal to the linear magnification of the objective multiplied by the magnifying power of the eyepiece. The eyepiece can be replaced by a film to photograph the primary image, or a positive or negative relay...
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