Dissemination of IT for the Promotion of Materials Science (DoITPoMS)


Going further


R.C. Gifkins, Optical microscopy of metals, Pitman, 1970
R Haynes, Optical microscopy of materials, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1984
Eugene Hecht, Optics, Addison Wesley, 2001


Molecular Expressions Microscopy Primer - a site with a lot of information about microscopy including pages on polarised light microscopy

See techniques for optical microscopy for more information about different kinds of microscopy.