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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, applying the silver speculum termed Lieberkühn. Invented by Lieberkühn in 1738.


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

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