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Abbe condenser

Definition of the noun abbe condenser

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  1. a condenser having 2 or 3 lenses with wide aperture for use in microscopes

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Google previewThe Encyclopædic Dictionary of Photography (1896)

Containing Over 2,000 References and 500 Illustrations by Walter E. Woodbury

The common non-achromatic Abbe condenser works fairly well, especially if the angle of the illuminant cone be diminished by removing the smaller top-lens of the combination; but for ' critical ' work an achromatic Abbe must be used. With its ...

Google previewDictionary of Pure and Applied Physics (2000)

by Dipak Basu

An Abbe condenser is well known. It consists of a pair of lenses and has a variable large-aperture. An Abbe condenser is used as a microscope objective. lens, converging (lens, positive) A lens that causes parallel rays of light to converge on ...

Google previewSterling Dictionary of Physics (1999)

by Jasvinder Singh

Abbe condenser : An optical condenser used in microscopes, consisting of two or three lenses having a wide aperture. Named after Errst Abbe (1840-1905). Aberration : A variation in the apparent position of a star or other heavenly body due ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Physical Sciences (1976)

by John Daintith

Abbe condenser. A simple two-lens system used as a condenser in microscopes.

Google previewFiber Optics Illustrated Dictionary (2002)

by J.K. Petersen

See Abbe condenser; Abbe, Ernst; ICO Prize. Abbe refractometer A commercial instrument for measuring refractive indexes and mean dispersion in optical ...

Google previewThe Rosen Comprehensive Dictionary of Physics (2007)

by John Owen Edward Clark, William Hemsley

Abbe condenser lens for microscope (E. Abbe) 1872 Study of gases at high pressures (E. Amagat) 1873 Van der Waals ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Abbe Condenser A device placed beneath the microscope stage to obtain illumination. Abbe Refractometer A device used for the direct measurement of the light-retarding property of a solution. Abbokinase A trade name for urokinase that ...

Google previewThe Telecommunications Illustrated Dictionary, Second Edition (2002)

by J.K. Petersen

Abbe condenser A simple type of two-lens condenser invented by Ernst Abbe. It is used in photomicrography, where sufficient lighting is important. The condenser is located below the stage of a microscope so it can collect, direct, and spread ...

Google previewDictionary of Physics (2016)

by Palgrave Macmillan Ltd

Special condensers include: —the Abbe condenser developed by Ernst PAbbe, which includes only a small degree of correction for spherical aberration and none for chromatic aberration; —the achromatic-aplanatic condenser with partial ...

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