Nomarski microscope

Nomarski microscope

[nə′mär·skē ′mī·krə‚skōp]
(optics)
A type of interference microscope that is used to study reflecting specimens, such as metallic surfaces or metallized replicas of surfaces, and that gives a true relief image uncomplicated by variations in refractive index.
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sing a couple of inexpensive add-on parts, the lensless microscope can also be converted into a differential interference contrast (DIC) microscope, also known as a Nomarski microscope.