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ultraviolet microscope

 

Definition: a microscope having optics of quartz and fluorite that allow transmission of light waves shorter than those of the visible spectrum, below 400 nm; the image is made visible by photography, fluorescence of special glasses, or television; in a scanning instrument the receptor is a multiplier phototube.

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