compound microscope


  • Compound Microscope
    Compound Microscope
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n compound microscope light microscope that has two converging lens systems: the objective and the eyepiece
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Compound microscope an instrument consisting of a combination of lenses such that the image formed by the lens or set of lenses nearest the object (called the objective) is magnified by another lens called the ocular or eyepiece.
    • Compound microscope See Microscope.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Compound microscope a microscope with two sets of lenses so arranged that the image formed by the lower or object glass is again magnified by the upper or eye-piece
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. mikros, little, skopein, to look at.


In literature:

I never saw a compound microscope during my years of study in Paris.
"Medical Essays" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Explanations requiring the use of a compound microscope do not enter necessarily into these lessons.
"Outlines of Lessons in Botany, Part I; From Seed to Leaf" by Jane H. Newell
Galileo invented the compound refracting microscope, which used more than one lens, about 1612.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
In other words, one should be perfectly dispassionate when engaged in such a work and use a first-class compound microscope.
"Disputed Handwriting" by Jerome B. Lavay
I only wish I could dissect with a compound microscope: what things might not one get access to.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
Have you ever seen a drop of pond water under a compound microscope?
"Earth and Sky Every Child Should Know" by Julia Ellen Rogers
The accompanying diagrams will explain the action of the compound microscope compared with that of the simple microscope.
"A Treatise on Physiology and Hygiene" by Joseph Chrisman Hutchison
Simple lenses and compound microscopes.
"A Guide for the Study of Animals" by Worrallo Whitney
Microscopes, 92; compound, 158.
"Charles Darwin: His Life in an Autobiographical Chapter, and in a Selected Series of His Published Letters" by Charles Darwin
Drawn under the compound microscope.
"A Civic Biology" by George William Hunter
The former kind is a compound of the camera obscura and the single microscope.
"Popular Technology; Volume 2" by Edward Hazen
The compound microscope= consists of two lenses.
"Physics" by Willis Eugene Tower
Objects for the compound microscope may in this way be obtained and preserved in plenty.
"The Book of the Aquarium and Water Cabinet" by Shirley Hibberd
The microscope is either single or compound.
"The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century." by Edward W. Byrn

In science:

In fact some magnetic compounds, called spin-glasses, are intrinsically disordered on a microscopic scale.
A review of the Statistical Mechanics approach to Random Optimization Problems
Depending on material details, some compounds show the coexistence of DSC and AFM9 while others exhibit microscopic separation of these two phases10 .
Interplay between Superconductivity and Antiferromagnetism in a Multi-layered System
Conclusions — We shed light on the mechanism underlying peculiar magnetoelectric effects in Ba2CoGe2O7 , by combining different theoretical approaches and explicitely taking into account the microscopic atomic arrangement and symmetries of the compound.
Theoretical investigation of magnetoelectric effects in Ba2CoGe2O7
At the present time, the microscopic mechanism responsible for high-Tc FM is still quite controversial for the II-VI compounds, especially for Z nO based DMSs6 .
Ferromagnetism in Co-doped ZnO films grown by molecular beam epitaxy: magnetic, electrical and microstructural studies
Based on density functional calculations, we report on the orbital order and microscopic magnetic model of FeNCN, a prototype compound for orbital-only models.
Orbital order and magnetism of FeNCN
The relationship between spin and orbital degrees of freedom in transition-metal compounds is well established on both phenomenological and microscopic levels.
Orbital order and magnetism of FeNCN
Whereas the fission valley in a macroscopic picture is several tens of MeV lower in energy than is the fusion valley, we find in the macroscopic-microscopic picture that the fission valley is only about 5 MeV lower than the fusion valley for soft-fusion reactions leading to compound systems near Z = 110.
Microscopic Enhancement of Heavy-Element Production
To see beautiful images obtained with polarised microscope of such transition, look at Ref. where mesophases of 1,4"-pterphenyl-bis-2,3,4-tri-dodecyloxy-benzal-imine are investigated. This is a calamitic compound with a biaxial nematic phase.
A survey of liquid crystalline oxadiazoles
The optical microscope investigations show very interesting behaviour of the smectic and the nematic phase of some of these oxadiazole compounds .
A survey of liquid crystalline oxadiazoles
The temperature at which the magnetic hyperfine field extrapolates to zero (near 20 K) marks the magnetic ordering temperature and this serves as a conclusive microscopic proof for paramagnetism above 20 K (which is also confirmed by our M¨ossbauer thermal scan experiment) in this compound.
Observation of a temperature dependent electrical resistance minimum above the magnetic ordering temperature in Gd$_2$PdSi$_3$