Definition of Abbe condenser

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

Generic synonyms: Condenser, Optical Condenser

Definition of Abbe condenser

1. Noun. An adjustable substage lens used as a condenser for an compound microscope.(reference-book last = first = authorlink = coauthors = editor =Gove, Philip Babcock others = title = Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language Unabridged origdate = origyear = 1909 origmonth = url = format = accessdate = accessyear = accessmonth = edition = date = year =1976 month = publisher =G. & C. Merriam Co. location = Springfield, MA language = id = doi = isbn =0-87779-101-5 lccn = ol = pages = chapter = chapterurl = quote =) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abbe Condenser

Abbe's condenser
Abbe's law of limiting resolution
Abbe apertometre
Abbe condenser (current term)
Abbe condensers
Abbe flap
Abbe limit
Abbe operation
Abbe refractometer
Abbe refractometers
Abbe substage apparatus
Abbe test plate
Abbe theory of image formation

Literary usage of Abbe condenser

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1. Principles of Microscopy: Being a Handbook to the Microscope by Almroth Wright (1906)
"These English workers have hotly contended that the more expensive achromatic condenser possesses many advantages over the Abbe condenser. ..."

2. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1882)
"This angle will increase the distance d to 0'47 inch, and the diameter of the front aperture of the Abbe condenser must be at least 0'94 or {£ inch. ..."

3. The Microscope: An Introduction to Microscopic Methods and to Histology by Simon Henry Gage (1903)
"Mirror and Light for the Abbe condenser.—It is best to use light with ... Abbe condenser, Axial and Oblique Light.—Use a diaphragm a little larger than the ..."

4. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1916)
"In examining a stained blood or bacterial preparation, the Abbe condenser should be properly focused so as to best illuminate the stained film. ..."

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