- an instrument that uses scattering phenomena to detect the position of objects too small to be seen by an ordinary microscope.
Origin of ultramicroscope
Examples from the Web for ultramicroscope
Historical Examples of ultramicroscope
What I saw through that ultramicroscope was not an unproven theory, but a fact.The Girl in the Golden Atom
Raymond King Cummings
The above action can be readily demonstrated in vitro by means of the ultramicroscope.
Colloidal particles are, however, generally visible under the Zigmondy "ultramicroscope."The Chemistry of Plant Life
Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
- a microscope used for studying colloids, in which the sample is strongly illuminated from the side and colloidal particles are seen as bright points on a dark backgroundAlso called: dark-field microscope
- A microscope with high-intensity illumination used to study very minute objects.