Weegy: Compound light microscope: Light illuminated. Two dimensional images. This microscope is the most commonly used. You can view individual cells, even living ones. High magnification, but a low resolution. [ Specimens are placed on glass slides and are seen through light absorption.
Transmission electron microscope: Electron illuminated. Has a 2-D view. Thin slices of specimen are obtained. The electron beams pass through it and seen by ... (More)