Question
Tue January 17, 2012 By: Devna
 

how does the resolving power of a compound microscope get affected on 1)decreasing the diameter of its objective? 2)increasing the focal length of its objective?

Expert Reply
Tue January 17, 2012
(i) Resolving power of microscope is inversly proportional to the diameter of the objective lens.
(ii) Does not depend on the focal length of the objective.
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