Definition of Rochon prism

1. Noun. Optical device that produces plane-polarized ultraviolet light.

Exact synonyms: Wollaston Prism
Generic synonyms: Optical Device



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rochon Prism

Roccus
Roccus saxatilis
Rocephin
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Rochdale
Roche
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Rochelle
Rochelle powder
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Rochester
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Rock
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Rock Paper Scissors
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Literary usage of Rochon prism

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"He therefore selected for any particular measurement such a rochon prism as when fixed between the eye and the eye-piece (ie, where a sunshade is usually ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"He therefore selected for any particular measurement such a rochon prism as when fixed between the eye and the eyepiece (ie where a sunshade is usually ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"He therefore selected for any particular measurement such a rochon prism as when fixed between the eye and the eyepiece (ie where a sunshade is usually ..."

4. The New International Encyclopædia by Daniel Colt Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"... (2) double refraction and the elimination of one of the beams, (a) by reflection (Nicol prism), (b) by sending it off to one side (rochon prism, etc. ..."

5. Light: A Textbook for Students who Have Had One Year of Physics by Herbert Meredith Reese (1921)
"The rochon prism, figure 118, differs from the Wollaston in that one wedge has its optic axis parallel to the entering ray, ..."

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