dark-field illumination


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dark-field illumination

n
(General Physics) illumination of the field of a microscope from the side so that the specimen is viewed against a dark background
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1) In particular, refractile material was not noted, dark-field illumination was not reported, and no SEM/EDXA or IR was performed.
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