The petrographic microscope : evolution of a mineralogical research instrument / by Daniel E. Kile.

Author
Kile, D. E. (Daniel E.) [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Tucson, Az. : Mineralogical Record, Inc., 2003.
Description
96 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 86-96).
Supplement note
Supplement to: The mineralogical record, Nov./Dec. 2003.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Characteristics of the petrographic microscope
  • Properties observable with the petrographic microscope. Plane-polarized light ; Cross polarized light/orthoscopic ; Cross polarized light/conoscopic
  • Historical development of the petrographic microscope. Evolution through the early 1900's ; Mechanical development of the petrographic microscope ; Development of reflected light techniques
  • Manufacturers of petrographic microscopes
  • Accessories for the petrographic microscope. Common petrographic accessories (waveplates, objectives, eyepieces, mechanical stages, etc.) ; Rotational devices (one-axis or two-axis devices ; Universal stage ; Spindle stage ; Miers goniomenter) ; Imtegrating stages ; Rotating compensators (Nikitin ; Berek ; elliptical ; Babinet ; Ehringhaus) ; Michel-Levy comparator ; Auxiliary devices for optimizing interference figures and measuring the optic angle ; Wright eyepiece ; Accessories for ore/reflected light microscopy (Visual microphotometer : Berek, Hallimond ; Elliptical analyzer ; Straumanis rotating stage ; Leitz two-axis universal stage, UTR-2) ; Microspectroscope ; Microscope slides
  • Evaluation and restoration
  • Conclusions and epilogue
  • Table 1. Milestones in the development of the petrographic microscope.
Other title(s)
Evolution of a mineralogical research instrument
OCLC
53844212
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