Apochromatic objective

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An obective lens system that has been corrected for both spherical and chromatic aberrations.

Synonyms and Related Terms

apochromatisches Objektiv (Deut.); objectif apochromatique (Fr.);

Resources and Citations

  • ASTM, Standard Terminology of Microscopy, Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Section 14, General Methods and Instrumentation, ASTM, E175, 75-78, May 1982
  • Walter C. McCrone, John Gustave Delly, The Particle Atlas, W. McCrone Associates, Chicago, IV, 1972
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998