Lippmann process

Lipp·​mann process | \ ˈlipmən- \

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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History and Etymology for Lippmann process

after Gabriel Lippmann †1921 French physicist

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“Lippmann process.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 14 December 2019.

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