Lippmann process


Lipp·​mann 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

Word History


after Gabriel Lippmann †1921 French physicist

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“Lippmann process.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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