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Richard Zsigmondy and Henry Siedentopf’s Ultramicroscope

  • Barry R. MastersEmail author
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Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 227)

Abstract

The concept that led to the invention of the ultramicroscope, a new type of dark-field microscope designed for the investigation of colloids, in 1903 by Richard Adolf Zsigmondy (1865–1929) is not contested.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Previously, Visiting Scientist Department of Biological EngineeringMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA
  2. 2.Previously, Visiting Scholar Department of the History of ScienceHarvard UniversityCambridgeUSA

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