A14 Inverted

Inverted Microscope, is an “inverted” version of upright biological microscope,both the light source and condenser set up high above the stage and pointing down toward the stage, while the objectives and objective turret are located beneath the stage pointing up, It was invented in 1850 by J. Lawrence Smith, used to observe living cells or organisms at the bottom of a petri dish or tissue culture flask. Biological inverted microscopes may also provide brightfield, phase contrast, or epi fluorescence functions too.