Phase Contrast Microscope Objective Lens


Fritz Zernike (1888-1966), a Dutch physicist, invented phase contrast microscopy in the early 1930s, and won a Nobel Prize in Physics for this work in 1953.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Oscar W. Richards, Ph.D

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.0500.054Catalog Number: 1986.0500.054Accession Number: 1986.0500

Object Name: microscope lens

Measurements: lens: 1 1/2 in x 1 in; 3.81 cm x 2.54 cmoverall: 2 in x 1 1/8 in; 5.08 cm x 2.8575 cm


Record Id: nmah_1368256

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