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(Science: microscopy) in microscopy, the lens mounted before the microscope stage, which transmits light to the object. There are two main categories of condensers: (1) bright field and (2) dark field. Bright field condensers are of four distinct types: (a) Abbe condenser,, an uncorrected condenser composed of two separable lenses, (b) aplanatic condenser, (c) achromatic condenser which has full corrections for colour and spherical aberrations, (d) aplanatic achromatic condenser. The dark field condenser for low powers may be nothing more than a low-power bright field condenser with a central stop. Medium- or high-powered dark field condensers are usually of the cardioid or paraboloid type. The lamp lens is loosely called a condenser lens, but light-collecting lens is a more definite term. All microscope condensers must be carefully focused and aligned for best results.

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... objective lens.the lens closer to the eye is called ocular lens or eyepiece.the object is illuminated by light beneath it.a third lens called condenser lens is located between the object and the light source and it serve to focus the light on the object." The above one is what given in ...

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... You can see nuclei and some structure without staining using differential interference contrast or DIC (see here ) but you will need a specific condenser. I suspect that this film used that technique, but I am no specialist.

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