Wollaston prism


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Related to Wollaston prism: Nomarski prism
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Noun1.Wollaston prism - optical device that produces plane-polarized ultraviolet lightWollaston prism - optical device that produces plane-polarized ultraviolet light
optical device - a device for producing or controlling light
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Episcopic DIC is an optical microscopy method in which a modified Wollaston prism, also known as a Nomarski prism, is incorporated into the light path of a microscope to significantly enhance contrast, revealing very fine detail that would otherwise go unseen.