achromat


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achromat

 [ak´ro-mat″]

ach·ro·mat

(ăk-rō'măt),
A person exhibiting achromatopsia.
[G. a- priv. + chrōma, color]

achromat

/achro·mat/ (ak´ro-mat)

achromat

A person who cannot perceive colour or differentiate between any 2 colour samples, except based on luminosity differences.
 
Sub-types
Pentanopia, intrinsic achromatism.

achromat

an achromatic objective.
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The new CFI Plan Achromat 100X Water dipping lens elevates combinatorial research applications to a new level, and is the ideal choice for simultaneous patch clamp electrophysiology, combined with confocal or multi-photon imaging.
On 2009 May 29 I was observing the Moon with my Borg 100mm achromat under relatively good seeing conditions, the phase being comparable with Harriot's drawing.
5 GeV built by the University of Lund, 89 DC power systems for correcting magnets included in the achromat and the storage ring dipole magnets corrective linear accelerator as part of the construction project of the National Center for the Purposes of Electromagnetic Radiation Research, located on the Main Campus of the 600th anniversary of the Restoration of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, co-financed by the EU under the OPIE.
Lower-powered microscope objectives can be of moderate quality, such as achromats, as lower magnifications are typically used.