polarizing microscope


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polarizing microscope

[′pō·lə‚rīz·iŋ ′mī·krə‚skōp]
(optics)
A microscope in which an object is viewed in polarized light.
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The optical design of the LC-PolScope builds on the traditional polarizing microscope, introducing two essential modifications: the specimen is illuminated with nearly circularly polarized light, and a universal compensator replaces the traditional compensator (Fig.
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