apochromatic lens


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apochromatic lens

(ap-ŏ-krŏ-mat -ik) See achromatic lens.
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apochromatic lens

[¦ap·ə·krō¦mad·ik ′lenz]
(optics)
A lens with corrections for chromatic and spherical aberration.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The sophisticated triplet apochromatic lens system delivers high-definition views and thwarts color fringing and degradation of resolution or dilution of color fidelity at extended distances.
* Apochromatic Lens: Lens in which red, blue and green colors are brought to a common focus by three lens components (also, apochromat, ED or APO lens).
It also features a triple apochromatic lens system that reduces fringing, dilution of color fidelity and degradation of resolution.