Definition of Achromatic lens

1. Noun. A compound lens system that forms an image free from chromatic aberration.

Generic synonyms: Compound Lens



Definition of Achromatic lens

1. Noun. (optics) A lens generally composed of two separate lenses, one convex and one concave and generally of different materials, in such a way that the chromatic aberration produced by one is corrected by the other. ¹

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Medical Definition of Achromatic lens

1. A compound lens made of two or more lens's having different indices of refraction, so correlated as to minimise chromatic aberration. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Achromatic lens

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1. The Nature of Light: With a General Account of Physical Optics by Eugene Lommel (1876)
"Their combination then gives an achromatic lens (fig. ... achromatic lens. For the reason formerly mentioned in speaking of the achromatic prism, ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Uo may now go back to the formation of an image by a prism, and inquire how, by the use of an achromatic lens, wo can project a pure spectrum on a screen. ..."

3. Light for Students by Edwin Edser (1920)
"Give a general explanation of the construction of an achromatic lens, ... Calculate the focal lengths of the components of an achromatic lens to be of 2 ..."

4. A College Text-book of Physics by Arthur Lalanne Kimball (1917)
"Different foci for violet and red rays. in figure 534, to form a convergent achromatic lens; or if the crown- glass lens is divergent and the flint ..."

5. The Complete Photographer by Roger Child Bayley (1906)
"... More Hall and the achromatic lens—The legend of Fabricius—Schulze discovers the sensitiveness of silver nitrate to light—Beccari and horn silver—Charles ..."

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