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Definition of the noun abbe condenser
What does abbe condenser mean as a name of something?
- a condenser having 2 or 3 lenses with wide aperture for use in microscopes
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
by John Daintith
Abbe condenser. A simple two-lens system used as a condenser in microscopes.
Dictionary of Physics (2010)
by Sanjay Yadav
Abbe condenser: A simple two-lens condenser that has good light-gathering ability, the numerical aperture being 1.25. Abbe number: 1. Syn. constringence; V -number. 2. Symbol: V. 3. The reciprocal of dispersive power. Aberration: 1. ( optics) ...
by J.K. Petersen
Abbe condenser A simple type of two-lens condenser invented by Ernst Abbe.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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