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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A brightfield microscope may be modified to darkfield by replacing the Abbe condenser with an oil immersion darkfield condenser.
20), Interchangeability of Objectives, the abbe condenser & the light relay system fitted with high performance aspheric lenses For bright & uniform illumination, Window in arm & the Ergonomic design for user convenience.
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.