Condenser abbe

Condenser, Abbe

(Science: microscopy) Originally a two-lens substage condenser combination designed by ernst Abbe. It lacks chromatic correction though designed for a minimum of spherical aberration and has only a very low-angle aplanatic cone. It may be rated with a numerical aperture as high as 1.3.

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