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What type of Microscope has the highest magnification?

What type of Microscope has the highest magnification? The electron microscope can magnify much more than any microscope that uses light, although newer atomic microscopes may do even better. The reason the electron microscope does this is because the wavelength of a beam of electrons is smaller than the wavelength of light you can see. A microscope cannot see things smaller than its own wavelength, so therefore the electron microscope can see smaller things than a light microscope.


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