Type: Term Pronunciation: ap-la-nat′ik Definitions: 1. Pertaining to aplanatism, or to an aplanatic lens.Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=5497
- (optics) free from or corrected for spherical aberrationFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=aplanatic
[ Greek 'a
priv. + ... disposed to wander, wandering, ... to wander.] (Opt.)
Having two or more parts of different curvatures, so combined as to remove spherical aberration; -- said of a lens. Aplanatic focus
of a lens (Opt.)
, the point or f...
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<microscopy> Corrected for spherical aberration and coma. ... (05 Aug 1998) ...
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adjective free from or corrected for spherical aberration; `an aplanatic mirror`
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(ap″lә-nat´ik) correcting or not affected by spherical aberration.
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• (a.) Having two or more parts of different curvatures, so combined as to remove spherical aberration; -- said of a lens.
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In optics, aplanatic is a term specifically applied to reflectors, lenses, and combinations of them, capable of transmitting light without spherical aberration. An aplanatic lens is a lens constructed of different media to correct the effects of the unequal refrangibility of the different rays.
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a lens free of spherical aberration
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