Ernst Abbe(redirected from Abbe, Ernst)
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Ernst AbbeA German mathematician and physicist (1840–1905), professor at Jena, and inventor of optic devices at Zeiss. He is associated with the Abbe limit and the Abbe theory of image formation.
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