Bertrand lens

noun

Definition of Bertrand lens

: an auxiliary removable lens in the tube of a polarizing microscope used to obtain interference figures

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History and Etymology for Bertrand lens

probably after Joseph L. F. Bertrand

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“Bertrand lens.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bertrand%20lens. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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