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Rayleigh

The radius of the first dark concentric ring of the Airy disk, expressed by the equation r = 0.61λ/NA.



13 pages mention Rayleigh

3D
 
Averaging
 
Collecting Z stacks
 
Components of the confocal microscope
 
Confocal microscopy
The usual rule – the Nyquist criterion – is that to obtain rayleigh resolution we need a minimum of 2. 
Detection parameters
 
Fluorescence microscopy
 
Introduction
There are two different ways of calculating resolution, according to whether the specimen is illuminated externally (Abbe calculation) or is effectively self luminous as in fluorescence microscopy (rayleigh calculation). 
Light microscopy
 
Pinhole - effects of resolution
 
Practical image acquisition
 
Scanning and resolution
 
Sequential and simultaneous