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Negative lens

negative lens

(Science: physics) A lens with a negative focal length. The edge of a negative lens is thicker than the centre. The three negative lenses are, according to their figure: planoconcave, double concave or biconcave, and diverging concavoconvex or diverging meniscus.

See: lens, simple.


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