Definition of Lippmann process
: a method of color photography depending upon the interference of light waves and employing in the camera an extremely fine-grain photographic plate in contact with a mercury reflector
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Origin and Etymology of lippmann process
after Gabriel Lippmann †1921 French physicist
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