Alan Wood’s Web site

Structural formula of acephateCompendium of Pesticide Common Names

Nomenclature data for over 1800 active ingredients of pesticides, plus indexes of common names, systematic names, molecular formulae and CAS Registry Numbers, and a classification of pesticides. (Transferred to British Crop Production Council)

Provisionally-approved ISO common names are announced on the News page of the ISO/TC 81 website.

Olympus BH-2 microscope with Canon digital SLR cameraOlympus OM system close-up and macro equipment

Original photographs, descriptions of the equipment, and reproductions of the instruction leaflets and manuals. (Updated 26th May 2023)

Olympus microscopes and photomicrographic equipment

Information on equipment for photomicrography with BH-2, CK2, IMT-2, SZ4045, SZH and older microscopes, and downloads of microscope catalogues and instructions. (Updated 5th July 2024)

Quekett Microscopical Club

The Club’s website was professionally designed, so my role as webmaster mostly involved learning WordPress, uploading content from old versions of the site and writing reports on meetings.

Alan Wood’s microscopical diary

Blog about my exploits in microscopy, photomicrography and macro photography.

Animated GIF of various Unicode charactersAlan Wood’s Unicode resources

Information about Web browsers, fonts, editors, word processors and various utilities that support Unicode, plus pages for most of the Unicode ranges that enable you to test your browsers and fonts. (Updated 12th January 2015)

Eight HTML charactersCharacter entity references in HTML 4.01

An indexed list of the 252 named entities (for letters with diacritics, Greek letters and various special characters) that are supported in HTML 4.01.