Abbe condenser


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Abbe condenser

(ˈæbɪ; German ˈaːbə)
n
1. (General Physics) a microscope condenser invented by Ernst Abbe (1840-1905), German physicist
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Noun1.Abbe condenser - a condenser having 2 or 3 lenses with wide aperture for use in microscopesAbbe condenser - a condenser having 2 or 3 lenses with wide aperture for use in microscopes
optical condenser, condenser - lens used to concentrate light on an object
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3 mm total movement raneg 15 mm, 5) Pre focusing kob provided tension of the coarse adjustment knob adjustable, Binocular tube field number 20 tube tilting angle 30 6) Abbe condenser n.
A brightfield microscope may be modified to darkfield by replacing the Abbe condenser with an oil immersion darkfield condenser.
Available in monocular, binocular and trinocular models, the instrument comes complete with achromatic objectives (4x, 10x, 40x(S) and 100x(S) oil), wide-field eyepieces, Abbe condenser with iris diaphragm and filter, adjustable built-in, six-volt, 20-watt halogen lamp with variable intensity control, and coarse/fine adjustment with focus stop; an optional phase-contrast attachment is also available.