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Lieberkühn's solar microscope

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Microscope based on the principle of Fahrenheit’s solar microscope of 1736 used in illuminating opaque objects.

Description

Microscope based on the principle of Fahrenheit’s solar microscope of 1736 used in illuminating opaque objects, applying the silver speculum termed Lieberkühn. Invented by Lieberkühn in 1738.

Bibliography

  • J. N. Lieberkühn:
    Description d’un microscope anatomique.
    Originally in the Berlin Academy Mémoirs, 1745.

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