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Search Results for: diffraction

Diffraction

Diffraction When a wave train passes an obstacle secondary waves are set up that interfere with the primary wave and give... Read More

Airy disk

Airy disk (Science: microscopy) The image of a bright point object as focused by a lens system. With monochromatic light, it... Read More

Rayleigh criterion

Rayleigh criterion (Science: microscopy) A criterion chosen by lord Rayleigh to define the limit of resolution of a... Read More

Grating

Grating 1. A partition, covering, or frame of parallel or cross bars; a latticework resembling a window grate; as, the... Read More

Tem

TEM --> transmission electron microscopy (Science: technique) Those forms of electron microscopy in which electrons are... Read More

Back aperture

Back aperture (Science: microscopy) The exit pupil of a microscope objective lens. The objective lens back aperture, which... Read More

Schemochromes

schemochromes --> structural colour A colour created by an optical effect (e.g., via interference, refraction, or... Read More

Fringe

Fringe 1. An ornamental appendage to the border of a piece of stuff, originally consisting of the ends of the warp,... Read More

Nucleic acid

Definition noun plural: nucleic acid nu·cle·ic ac·id, nuˈkleɪ.ɪk ˈæsɪd Any of the group of complex compounds... Read More

Fringes

Fringe 1. An ornamental appendage to the border of a piece of stuff, originally consisting of the ends of the warp,... Read More

Myoglobin

myoglobin (Science: physiology) protein (17.5 kD) found in red skeletal muscle. It was the first protein for which the... Read More

Deoxyribonucleic acid

Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) Definition A nucleic acid refers to any of the group of complex compounds made up of linear... Read More