The Leitz Orthoplan and Leitz Ortholux II are two of the best microscopes of the 20th century. The main focus of this paper is to compare the Orthoplan with the Ortholux II.
The Leitz Orthoplan and Ortholux II Research Microscopes
This article is in Adobe Acrobat® 'pdf' format. Right mouse click the link above to save to your PC, where it can be opened and read in Acrobat Reader®. This software is freely downloadable from Adobe's web site if required.
Comments to the authors, Normand and Gregor Overney, are welcomed.
First published in the October 2009 edition of Micscape Magazine. Several updates followed.
Please report any Web problems or
offer general comments to the
via the contact on current Micscape Index.
Micscape is the on-line monthly magazine
of the Microscopy UK web
site at http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk.